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Penguins Fall 5-2 Against Toronto - Game Recap

Nazem Kadri was the difference, potting a pair for Toronto on Saturday as the Maple Leafs skated off with a 5-2 victory over the Penguins at Air Canada Centre.

Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.

Toronto got goals from Nazem Kadri(2), Patrick Marleau, Mitchell Marner, and Kasperi Kapanen in the victory. Kapanen opened the scoring at 9:10 of the first period.

Frederik Andersen stopped 38 of 40 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.

Pittsburgh got goals from Patric Hornqvist, and Sidney Crosby in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Pittsburgh got a 12-stop effort from Tristan Jarry in the loss.

Toronto scored 2 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 40-26.

Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Dallas.