The Pittsburgh Penguins will look for their first win in their best of seven Eastern conference finals playoff series as they face the Boston Bruins in Game 3 in a pro hockey game on Wednesday night.
Face off time for game three from Boston is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The NHL playoff odds from game three of this best of seven series have the home side Boston Bruins a -110 odds betting favorite with the road underdog Pittsburgh Penguins returning +100 odds. The goal total has been lined at 5 ½ goals.
Boston takes a commanding 2-0 series lead following a 6-1 road victory at the Pittsburgh Penguins as a +163 betting odds underdog. The goal total landed over 5 ½ goals. Boston defeated Pittsburgh 3-0 in game one so the Penguins have been outscored 9-1 by the Bruins in these Eastern conference finals.
The Bruins took control early in game two by scoring three unanswered goals in the first 16:31 of the first period. Boston scored the first goal at the 28 second mark as Brad Marchand scored at even strength. The Penguins got on the scoreboard at 19:26 as Brandon Sutter finds the net at even strength in the first period. A back breaking goal against the Penguins came with just nine seconds remaining in the first period as Brad Marchand scores for the second time at even strength. The Bruins scored two more goals in the third period to end game two by the score of 6-1.
The Bruins outshot the Penguins by a 29-27 margin and won one more face-off. Boston went 0 of 1 on the power play and Pittsburgh went 0 of 2 on the man advantage. After giving up three goals to Boston the Penguins switched goal tenders to Marc Andre Fleury who entered and gave up the Bruins fourth goal at the 19:51 mark and surrendered two more goals in the third period. The Pittsburgh goal tending situation is in dire straits.