Pittsburgh overcomes Ottawa 8-5
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed a 11th win in 14 home games this season by defeating the Ottawa Senators on Monday night, the count of 8 to 5. The striker Bryan Rust Penguins finished the game with three goals and an assist for four points.
The two teams traded three times in advance but it is ultimately the two outbreaks of three goals in the second and third periods of the Penguins will be staring down the Senators.
Besides the performance of Rust include a goal and two assists for Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel. For its part, the top scorer in the NHL, Sidney Crosby scored his 17th of the season in the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury Quebecers gave way after allowing four goals on 16 shots. Matt Murray took over in the second period, allowing one goal on 18 shots.
For Senators Erik Karlsson has four points (one goal, three assists), while Mark Stone has totaled three (one goal, two assists). Craig Anderson conceded eight goals on 43 shots.