Colton Sceviour scored two goals after being released from the San Jose Sharks’ camp, and the red-hot Penguins snapped their six-game losing streak on Sunday night with a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
The Penguins recorded a controversial third straight victory, closing to 9-1-1 on the season. Tristan J was extremely great, in fact, making 28 saves.
Wood and Subban are both on the losing side of seven consecutive games. Mackenzie Blackwood had a total of 19 saves, as the Devil started the season with a record of 4-15 at home.
By setting the tone in the first 5:26 of the game, Svejter lost his job for the team. Behind the net, where he obtained the puck and tucked it in to his side of the goal at 2:35 in the second period. He scored his second and third in two games where a bad call went against the Pirates, thanks to Pittsburgh being helped by the non-icing.
It was a wild hockey game with several questionable decisions, with the most notable one coming late in the second period. Wood got New Jersey within a goal in the first quarter of the game and the Penguins had kept their opponent scoreless in the middle periods, outshooting them 14-6.
Guentzel stepped up into the slot and blocked the Penguins’ clearing attempt to set up Pittsburgh with Rust pouncing in the faceoff circle.” Crosby called for the penalty, claiming he pushed Smith, and then Lindy Ruff questioned the referee about it, taking Smith out of the play.
Reflect showed a hard touch, with drive, but the goalpost remained immovable. An ensuing power play was efficient, with Guentzel getting the goal. They scored an empty-net goal in the dying seconds.
The Devils were holding out a seasoned defensemen, hoping to be able to trade before the deadline. the earlier in the day, the Washington Capitals sent defenseman Jonas Förson to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a third-round draught pick in 2021
Devils rookie Marian Studenec registered his first NHL game. The National Hockey League all-star defenseman returned to the Penguins’ lineup after missing 13 games due to injury. … Devil’s Workshop Pavel Zach exited the game in the second period due to an injury. … … Antarctica P On the Rust’s 5th goal, Brian Dumoulin assisted. … creative movement Malkin has been skating and is closer to being able to returning.
Prior to the Flyers’ first home game on Thursday, the Penguins have three days to rest and prepare. The Pirates went on a six-game winning streak during the time.
It will be Tuesday’s Devils’ turn to face the Rangers at home in their first four games of a six-game homestand.