nhl Game Recap
Wild Fall 7-4 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh skated to a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center.
Pittsburgh won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got goals from Kris Letang, Sidney Crosby, Joseph Blandisi, Sam Lafferty, Jake Guentzel, Patric Hornqvist, and Adam Johnson in the victory. Hornqvist opened the scoring at 14:54 of the first period.
Matt Murray stopped 29 of 33 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got goals from Jared Spurgeon, Jason Zucker, Brad Hunt, and Luke Kunin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 of 23 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-4, while the Wild were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 35-33.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Ottawa.