nhl Game Recap
Penguins Down Winnipeg 7-2 - Match Report
Pittsburgh got a pair of goals from Sam Lafferty as the Penguins skated to a 7-2 victory over Winnipeg on Sunday at MTS Centre.
Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Sam Lafferty(2), Jake Guentzel(2), Zach Aston-Reese(2), and Dominik Simon each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Aston-Reese opened the scoring for Pittsburgh.
Tristan Jarry turned in a 27-save effort for the Penguins.
Mark Scheifele, and Mathieu Perreault scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Tristan Jarry.
Laurent Brossoit stopped 21 of 28 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 1 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Arizona.