The Pittsburgh Penguins played the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.Marc-Andre Fleury would get the start for the Penguins. James Reimer would get the start for the Panthers. Sidney Crosby would make his first start of the season. Matt Murray would be dressed for the first time this season. Pittsburgh Penguin scratches were Tom Sestito, Kris Letang, and Mike Condon. Florida Panther scratches would be Shawn Thornton, Jussi Jokinen, and Steven Kampfer.
Patric Hornqvist would get called for hooking at 4:20 of the 1st period. The Penguins would kill off the penalty. Trevor Daley would get called for tripping at 8:14. Brian Dumoulin would get called for high sticking at 17:42. Reilly Smith would open the scoring at 18:02 with a power play goal to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead. Michael Matheson and Colton Sceviour with the assists. The Panthers would out shoot the Penguins 8-4 in the 1st
Mark Pysyk would score at 6:08 of the 2nd period to give the Panthers a 2-0 lead. Shane Harper and Jonathan Marchessault with the assists. Jaromir Jagr would get called for hooking at 9:16. The Penguins would not be able to convert on the power play. Greg McKegg would get called for high sticking at 13:32. Sidney Crosby would score his first of the year at 13:41 on the power play to make the game 2-1. Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel with the assists. The Penguins would out shoot the Panthers 11-4 in the 2nd.
Carl Hagelin would tie the game 2-2 at 5:36 of the 3rd. Nick Bonino with the lone assist. Eric Fehr would score at 9:42 to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead. Tom Kuhnhackl and Matt Cullen with the assists. Evgeni Malkin would get called for tripping at 11:24. The Panthers would out shoot the Penguins 10-7 in the 3rd.
Sidney Crosby, Eric Fehr, and Carl Hagelin would all have goals for the Penguins. Matt Cullen, Nick Bonino, Tom Kuhnhackl, Evgeni Malkin, and Phil Kessel with an assist each. Marc-Andre Fleury would make 20 saves on 22 shots. The Penguins would kill 3 of 4 penalties and score on 1 of 2 power plays. The Penguins play Islanders on Thursday.