Penguins vs Hurricanes Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Penguins vs Hurricanes Final: 5-2 - Recap|
The Penguins got a 3-goal performance from Jussi Jokinen as Pittsburgh handed Carolina a 5-2 defeat on Tuesday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh won as a -195 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got goals from Jussi Jokinen (3), Paul Martin, and Tanner Glass in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring at 14:17 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 32-save effort for the Penguins.
Carolina got goals from Eric Staal and Nathan Gerbe in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cam Ward stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-3, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 37-34.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.