Pittsburgh Penguins: Set to lock up round one win
With a 3-2 lead in this tough series, the Penguins are just one win away from clinching a first-round victory and moving closer to a Stanley Cup title. The Penguins have struggled with the Islanders so far in this series, but should be able to close things out tonight on the road, preventing a game seven back in Pittsburgh.
New York Islanders: Hoping to their keep Stanley Cup dream alive
New York is hoping for another huge win on Saturday in order to keep their season alive. If they can hold off the Penguins at home, they will even the series and send it back to Pittsburgh for a decisive game seven. The Islanders will need an impressive game from John Tavares to keep their chase for the Stanley Cup alive.
For tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders, we take a look at the line posted by the bookmakers at Sportsinteraction.com. The Penguins are favored in this game at -1.5 (+155) and have a money line of -190. We will back the Pens with the -190 ML to move on to the NHL semifinals.
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