After being embarrassed on their own home ice in game 2, the Pittsburgh Penguins wanted to deliver an embarrassment to the Philadelphia Flyers on there own home in game 3 on Sunday Afternoon. Pittsburgh dominated from the middle of the first-period and on to win 5-1. Pittsburgh leads this series 2-1.
Sidney Crosby scored a wrap around goal for the Penguins in the first period. Pittsburgh only took four shots on net in the first period compared to Philadelphia’s 11.
Derick Brassard and Evgeni Malkin both tallied power-play goals in the second-period for the Penguins. Five seconds after Malkin’s goal, Brian Dumoulin scored and made it 4-0 Pittsburgh.
Travis Sanheim scored the lone goal of the game for the Philadelphia Flyers in the second period.
Justin Schultz scored a power-play goal for the Penguins in the third period. Pittsburgh’s power play was 3-for-7 and Philadelphia’s power play was 0-for-6. Sidney Crosby also had three assists in the game.
Matt Murray made 26 saves for the Penguins. Brian Elliott made 21 saves for the Flyers. Game 4 is on Wednesday Night in Philadelphia.