It will be game two of the best of seven NHL playoff series between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins as they meet in a pro hockey contest on Friday night.
The Senators and Penguins will begin from Pittsburgh at 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The Game 2 NHL playoff odds have the home side Pittsburgh Penguins favored by -190 odds with the return on the road underdog Ottawa Senators at +170 odds. The goal over under line is set at 5 ½ goals.
Pittsburgh draws first blood in this Eastern conference semifinal round of the playoffs off their game one 4-1 victory against the Ottawa Senators as a -185 betting odds favorite. The goal over under line landed under the closing total of 5 ½ goals.
The Penguins struck early in game one with a Paul Martin power play goal at 2:41 of the first period. Two minutes later the Senators struck with the equalizer as Colin Greening finds the net at even strength. Then Pittsburgh goes on a 3-0 run to close game one in victory.
Ottawa had six more shots on goal and won five more face-offs against the Penguins. The game was decided on the power play as Pittsburgh converts twice in four tries and Ottawa goes 0 of 5 on the man advantage. For the playoffs the Penguins are 9 of 25 on power plays so Ottawa better mind their manners in this series.