The Penguins played the Colorado Avalanche on Monday Night. Marc-Andre Fleury was the starter for the Penguins. Calvin Pickard got the start for the Avalanche. Sidney Crosby, Matt Murray, and Derrick Pouliot were the scratches for the Penguins. Eric Gelinas, Cody McLeod, and John Mitchell were the scratches for the Avalanche.
Nikita Zadorov for get called for hooking at 8:24 of the 1st period to give the Penguins a power play. Phil Kessel would score on the power play at 8:57 to give the Penguins the 1-0 lead. Kris Letang and Nick Bonino with the assists. The Penguins would go up 2-0 at 9:33 with a goal by Matt Cullen. Assist were by Chris Kunitz and Conor Sheary.Olli Maatta would get called for Hooking at 10:24 to put the Penguins on the penalty kill. The Penguins would kill off that penalty. Carl Soderberg would get called for tripping at 13:20 to give the Penguins the Powerplay. The power play would be cut short as Nick Bonino would get called for tripping at 14:32. Chris Kunitz would put the Penguins down 2 men at 15:21 with a Hooking penalty. Jarome Iginla would cut the pens lead to 2-1 with a power play goal at 16:27. Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie with the assists. Patrick Wiercioch would tie the game 2-2 at 1750. Rene Bourque and Fedor Tyutin. The Penguins would out shoot the Avalanche 12-10 in the 1st period.
Patrick Wiercioch would get called for tripping at 12:24 of the 2nd period. The penguins would not be able to convert on the power play. At 17:31 Jarome Iginla and Chris Kunitz would both get called for roughing. The Penguins would out shoot the Avalanche 13-7.
Rene Bourque would get called for hooking at 2:59 of the 3rd period.Phil Kessel would get called for hooking at 3:49 to cut the Penguins power play short. Chris Kunitz would get called for high sticking at 4:05 to put the Penguins short handed. The Penguins would kill the penalty. Joe Colborne would get called for high sticking at 8:34. Trevor Daley would score on the power play to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead at 9:12. Matt Cullen and Justin Schultz with the assists. Evgeni Malkin would get called for tripping at 13:10 of the 3rd to put the Avalanche on the power play. Gabriel Landeskog would tie the game on the power play at 13:28. Mikhail Grigorenko and Erik Johnson with the assists. The Avalanche would out shoot the Penguins 13-6 in the 3rd period.
The game would go overtime. Gabriel Landeskog would score 22 seconds in to win the game for the Avalanche 4-3. Nathan MacKinnon and Erik Johnson with the assists. Marc-Andre Fleury would make 27 saves on 31 shoots. Matt Cullen would have a goal and an assist. Phil Kessel and Trevor Daley would have 1 goal each. Nick Bonino, Chris Kunitz, Conor Sheary, Justin Schultz, and Kris Letang would all have 1 assist each. The Penguins next game is on Tuesday at Montreal.