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Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 5-2

Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 5-2

Pittsburgh earned a 5-2 victory over New York behind a 2-goal performance from Jussi Jokinen on Friday at Consol Energy Centre.

Pittsburgh was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Jussi Jokinen (2), Chris Kunitz (2), and Sidney Crosby each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 13:09 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Sidney Crosby and Matt Niskanen.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 33-save effort for the Penguins.

Ryan McDonagh and Mats Zuccarello scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 35-28.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Toronto.