Pittsburgh and Columbus would play game 4 in Columbus on Tuesday night. Marc-Andre Fleury would start for the Penguins. Sergei Bobrovsky would start for the Blue Jackets. Chad Ruhwedel, Chris Kunitz, Cameron Gaunce, Tom Sestito, Mark Streit, Josh Archibald, and Matt Murray would be the scratches for the Penguins. Zach Werenski, Vitaly Abramov, Ryan Stanton, Sonny Milano, Zac Dalpe, Ryan Murray, Lauri Korpikoski, Markus Hannikainen, Scott Hartnell, Dean Kukan, RJ Tynan, Nick Moutrey, Scott Harrington, John Ramage, Paul Bittner, Jordan Maletta, Justin Scott, Anton Forsberg, and Oscar Dansk would be the scratches for the Blue Jackets.
Nick Foligno would get called for hooking 19 seconds into the game. Jack Johnson would score at 11:46 to give the Blue Jackets a 1-0 lead. David Savard would get the lone assist. Ian Cole would get called for high sticking at 15:40. Josh Anderson would score at 18:56 to make it 2-0. William Karlsson and Kyle Quincey would get the assists. Columbus would have 14 shots to the Penguins 6 in the 1st.
Markus Nutivaara would score 4:48 into the 2nd to make it 3-0. Boone Jenner and Brandon Saad would get the assists. Kyle Quincey would get called for interference at 5:29. Patric Hornqvist would score on the powerplay to make it 3-1. Sidney Crosby and Justin Schultz would get the assists. Carter Rowney would get called for hooking at 8:37. Boone Jenner would get called for for holding at 10:13. Ron Hainsey would score his 1st career goal at 16:24 to make it 3-2. Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin would get the assists. The Blue Jackets would have 13 shots to the Penguins 12 in the 2nd.
William Karlsson would score 27 seconds into the 3rd to make it 4-2. Matt Calvert would get the lone assist. Tom Kuhnhackl would score at 2:10 to make it 4-3. Matt Cullen and Ian Cole would get the assists. Boone Jenner would score at 5:37 to make it 5-3. Brandon Saad and Markus Nutivaara would get the assists. The Penguins would get called for too many men on the ice at 18:17. Patric Hornqvist would serve the penalty. Jake Guentzel would score shorthanded at 19:33 to make it 5-4. Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin would get the assists.The Penguins would have 13 shots to Blue Jackets 7 in the 3rd.
The Penguins would go 1 for 3 on the powerplay and kill 3 for 3 penalties including scoring a shorthanded goal. Marc-Andre Fleury would make 29 saves on 34 shots. Tom Kuhnhackl, Jake Guentzel, Patric Hornqvist, and Ron Hainsey would each have a goal. Phil Kessel would have 3 assists. Evgeni Malkin would have 2 assists. Matt Cullen, Justin Schultz, and Ian Cole would each have an assist. The Series returns to Pittsburgh on Thursday with the Penguins having a 3 games to 1 series lead.