Penguins vs Red Wings Final: 4-1 - Recap
|Penguins vs Red Wings Final: 4-1 - Recap|
Pittsburgh earned a 4-1 victory over Detroit behind a 2-goal performance from Sidney Crosby on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Pittsburgh won as a +106 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Sidney Crosby (2), Evgeni Malkin, and Olli Maatta each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 9:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jussi Jokinen and Evgeni Malkin.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 28 of 29 Detroit shots in the victory.
Niklas Kronwall scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Jeff Zatkoff.
Detroit got a 21-stop effort from Jonas Gustavsson in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-4, while the Red Wings were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 29-25.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Tampa Bay.