Blueger het 2 doele om Jarry te ondersteun, Pikkewyne blank Canadiens

Tristan Jarry het alles gestop 24 skote vir die Pikkewyne.

Pittsburgh het in die eerste tydperk ontplof met doele van Sidney Crosby, Danton Heinen en Jake Guentzel. Blueger en Brock Gill het in die tweede aangeteken, and Blueger added a late third-period goal.

Cayden Primeau allowed five goals on 31 shots in two periods for the Canadiens. Samuel Montembeault replaced Primeau at the start of the third, allowed one goal and made 11 spaar.

Crosby scored his first goal of the season 3:36 into the game following a tic-tac-toe play with Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel. The Penguins captain was playing his first game at Montreal since March 2, 2019.

The Penguins doubled their lead on the power play at 12:39. Heinen beat Primeau with a shot from the right faceoff circle.

Guentzel made it 3-0 met 47 seconds to go in the period.

Blueger scored in the second off a two-on-one with Zach Anton-Reese.

McGinn deflected a shot from Mike Matheson to put the Penguins ahead 5-0.

VOLGENDE

Pikkewyne: At Toronto on Saturday.

Canadiens: Host Nashville on Saturday.

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