The Pittsburgh Penguins will travel for game three of their best of seven opening round NHL playoff series with the New York Islanders from pro hockey on Sunday afternoon. Start time from New York is scheduled for 12PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC TV.
The NHL playoff game three odds has the road team Pittsburgh Penguins favored by -165 odds with the take back on the home underdog New York Islanders at +145 odds. The goal total is lined at 5 ½ goals.
New York evens this best of seven opening round series on Friday after a game two 4-3 road victory at the Pittsburgh Penguins as a +206 underdog. The game flew over the total of 5 ½ goals. Pittsburgh goes up 3-1 after one period and gives up three unanswered goals by the Islanders in the final two periods to suffer defeat. All three of those goals by New York came at even strength. The Islanders were aggressive with 42 shots on goal to Pittsburgh’s 33. The Penguins dominated the face offs by a 36-23 margin. Each team converted once in four power play tries.