It was the 2nd video game of a back-to-back, house and house series with the Sabres after the Penguins had actually won 4-0 in Buffalo on Friday.
Evgeni Malkin, Carl Hagelin, Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby were all on target for the hosts who have actually moved into 3rd location in the Metropolitan Division, 2 points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets and simply one adrift of the New Jersey Devils.
5 points different heaven Jackets from the New York Rangers in 6th location in exactly what is quickly the most competitive Division in the league.
The Rangers follow the Sabres into Pittsburgh on Tuesday in the 2nd contest of a five-game house stand that will likewise consist of gos to from the New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche.
Down at the foot of the Division the Philadelphia Flyers continue to have a hard time, losing 3-0 to the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
Philadelphia has actually lost 10 in a row, however rather extremely have actually gotten 5 points throughout that stretch requiring overtime versus the Winnipeg Jets, Calgary Flames, two times versus the New York Islanders, and when versus the Penguins.
Saturday that didn’t appear on the cards versus the Bruins at the Wells Fargo Center with Ryan Spooner, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand all lighting the light for Boston.
When they play the Flames in Calgary prior to taking a trip on to match up with the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks, Monday the Flyers open a Northwest swing.