>> Columbus Falls 4-3 to Penguins - Recap
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Pittsburgh got 3 goals from Evgeni Malkin en route to a 4-3 victory over Columbus on Monday at Nationwide Arena.
Pittsburgh won as a -131 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Evgeni Malkin (3) and Brandon Sutter each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Malkin opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 9:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Chris Kunitz.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 of 27 Columbus shots in the victory.
Columbus got goals from Fedor Tyutin, Nick Foligno, and Artem Anisimov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Columbus 28-27 in the game.