The Pittsburgh Penguins (22-8-5) played the New Jersey Devils (13-14-7) on Tuesday night. Marc-Andre Fleury would get the start for the Penguins. Cory Schneider would start for the Devils. Olli Maatta, Trevor Daley, and Tom Kuhnhackl would be the scratches for the Penguins. Yohann Auvitu and Sergey Kalinin would be the scratches for the Devils.
PA Parenteau would score at 1:18 of the 1st to give the Devils a 1-0 lead. Taylor Hall would have the lone assist. Kyle Palmieri would get call for the cross checking at 5:55. Evgeni Malkin would score his 15th goal of the year and his 800th career point on the powerplay at 6:43 to tie the game at 1. Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel would get the assists. Marc-Andre Fleury would get called for tripping at 8:02. Adam Henrique would score on the powerplay at 8:23 to make it 2-1 Devils. Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac would get the assists. Patric Hornqvist would get called for interference at 14:31. Evgeni Malkin would get called for slashing at 17:10. The Penguins would have 10 shots to the Devils 8 in the 1st.
Justin Schultz would get called for high sticking 26 seconds into the 2nd. Sidney Crosby would score his 25th of the year at 10:56 to tie the game at 2. Conor Sheary would get the lone assist. Damon Severson would get called for closing hand on puck at 13:43. Kyle Quincey would get called for roughing at 16:08. Scott Wilson and John Moore would each get 2 for roughing at 19:06. Justin Schultz would score at 19:54 to make it 3-2 Penguins. Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby would get the assists. The Penguins would have 10 shots to the Devils 6 int the 2nd.
Carl Hagelin would score at 3:13 of the 3rd to make it 4-2. Chad Ruhwedel would get the lone assist. Bryan Rust would get called for slashing at 5:21. Ian Cole would get a double minor for high sticking at 14:02. Bryan Rust would score his 10th of the year in an empty at 18:42 to make it 5-2. Nick Bonino and Carl Hagelin would get the assists. The Devils would have 9 shots to the Penguins 7 in the 3rd.
The Penguins would go 1 for 3 on the powerplay and kill 6 of 7 penalties. Marc-Andre Fleury would make 21 saves on 23 shots. Sidney Crosby would have a goal and 2 assists. Evgeni Malkin and Carl Hagelin would each have a goal and an assist. Bryan Rust and Justin Schultz would have a goal each. Nick Bonino, Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel, and Chad Ruhwedel would each have an assist. The Penguins play the Carolina Hurricanes (15-11-7) on Wednesday.