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Recap - Penguins Defeat Buffalo 4-2

Patric Hornqvist scored twice to lead the Penguins over Buffalo 4-2 on Thursday at KeyBank Center.

Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 6.0.

Patric Hornqvist(2), Sidney Crosby, and Marcus Pettersson each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Hornqvist opened the scoring for Pittsburgh.

Matt Murray turned in a 28-save effort for the Penguins.

Buffalo got goals from Marcus Johansson, and Jake McCabe in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Buffalo got a 28-stop effort from Jonas Johansson in the loss.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-3, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 32-30.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Capitals. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.