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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Pittsburgh 8, Buffalo 4
When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, May 6, 2021
Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Referees: Dean Morton, Furman South
Linesmen: Kyle Flemington, Brad Kovachik
Attendance: 4672
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Buffalo 1214
Pittsburgh 2338
Periods:
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1
Buffalo   Pittsburgh
  0:00 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
  0:36 Brian Dumoulin hits Henri Jokiharju.
Dylan Cozens wins the faceoff against Evgeni Malkin. 1:05  
  1:21 Kasperi Kapanen blocks shot from Mattias Samuelsson.
Dylan Cozens hits Evgeni Malkin. 1:30  
  1:32 Jason Zucker shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  1:48 Cody Ceci shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Shot by Sam Reinhart misses the net 2:14  
Drake Caggiula scores. Assisted by Jeff Skinner and Riley Sheahan. 2:45  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 2:45  
Giveaway by Rasmus Dahlin. 3:25  
  3:30 Kasperi Kapanen shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  3:57 Giveaway by Evgeni Malkin.
  4:45 Mark Friedman shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Jacob Bryson hits Colton Sceviour. 5:09  
  5:15 Zach Aston-Reese hits Colin Miller.
Victor Olofsson shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 5:26  
Jacob Bryson blocks shot from Colton Sceviour. 5:40  
  5:41 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
  6:47 Jason Zucker hits Tage Thompson.
Tage Thompson hits Kasperi Kapanen. 7:00  
Shot by Jeff Skinner misses the net 7:38  
Arttu Ruotsalainen hits Marcus Pettersson. 8:00  
  8:02 Jeff Carter shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Dahlin hits Bryan Rust. 8:56  
  9:11 Kris Letang hits Victor Olofsson.
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 9:27  
  9:59 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Dylan Cozens.
  10:03 Jeff Carter scores. Assisted by Jared McCann and Frederick Gaudreau.
Arttu Ruotsalainen penalty for tripping - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Kasperi Kapanen. 10:18  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 10:18  
  10:29 Giveaway by Evgeni Malkin.
  11:01 Evgeni Malkin shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  11:39 Jeff Carter scores a power play goal. Assisted by Jason Zucker and Kasperi Kapanen.
  11:39 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
  12:11 Shot by Kris Letang misses the net
Rasmus Ristolainen blocks shot from Zach Aston-Reese. 12:34  
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Zach Aston-Reese. 12:36  
  12:38 Teddy Blueger hits Mattias Samuelsson.
  12:46 Marcus Pettersson shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  12:46 Jason Zucker wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
Casey Mittelstadt hits Evgeni Malkin. 12:48  
  13:01 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
  13:23 Giveaway by Jared McCann.
Casey Mittelstadt shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 13:38  
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 13:39  
  13:48 Frederick Gaudreau blocks shot from Jacob Bryson.
Victor Olofsson hits Cody Ceci. 14:41  
  15:15 Brian Dumoulin blocks shot from Jeff Skinner.
Henri Jokiharju shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 15:22  
  15:23 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
  16:17 Shot by Cody Ceci misses the net
Drake Caggiula shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 16:34  
  16:35 Jeff Carter wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
  18:12 Cody Ceci hits Dylan Cozens.
  18:21 Jason Zucker shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 18:23  
  18:59 Takeaway by Jake Guentzel.
Mattias Samuelsson hits Sidney Crosby. 19:03  
Takeaway by Drake Caggiula. 19:15  
Shot by Colin Miller misses the net 19:35  
2
Buffalo   Pittsburgh
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 0:00  
Henri Jokiharju hits Jake Guentzel. 0:11  
  0:19 Jake Guentzel shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Tage Thompson shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 0:24  
  0:25 Jeff Carter wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
Giveaway by Henri Jokiharju. 1:04  
Shot by Rasmus Dahlin misses the net 1:06  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Evgeni Malkin. 1:47  
  1:55 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Evgeni Malkin. 2:18  
  2:35 Giveaway by Evgeni Malkin.
Jacob Bryson hits Teddy Blueger. 3:04  
  3:08 Zach Aston-Reese shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  3:22 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
  3:29 Giveaway by Kris Letang.
Tage Thompson scores. Assisted by Casey Mittelstadt. 3:32  
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 3:32  
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 3:43  
Casey Mittelstadt blocks shot from Sidney Crosby. 3:43  
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 3:45  
  3:51 Kris Letang hits Rasmus Dahlin.
  4:36 Jeff Carter scores. Assisted by Marcus Pettersson and Frederick Gaudreau.
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Evgeni Malkin. 4:36  
  5:06 Cody Ceci hits Brett Murray.
Drake Caggiula scores. Assisted by Colin Miller and Rasmus Ristolainen. 5:13  
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Teddy Blueger. 5:13  
Rasmus Asplund hits Marcus Pettersson. 5:27  
  5:54 Zach Aston-Reese shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  6:23 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Dylan Cozens.
  6:26 Brian Dumoulin scores. Assisted by Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby.
  6:26 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
  6:58 Takeaway by Bryan Rust.
  7:25 Jared McCann scores. Assisted by Frederick Gaudreau.
  7:25 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
Takeaway by Rasmus Ristolainen. 8:18  
Brett Murray shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 8:24  
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Teddy Blueger. 8:25  
  8:49 Shot by Kris Letang misses the net
  9:31 Kris Letang blocks shot from Dylan Cozens.
  9:43 Brian Dumoulin blocks shot from Jeff Skinner.
  9:52 Takeaway by Sidney Crosby.
Giveaway by Victor Olofsson. 11:23  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 11:36  
Shot by Rasmus Ristolainen misses the net 11:44  
Drake Caggiula shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 12:08  
Rasmus Ristolainen blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 12:28  
  12:56 Colton Sceviour shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Colton Sceviour. 13:00  
  13:12 Zach Aston-Reese hits Mattias Samuelsson.
Giveaway by Michael Houser. 13:38  
  13:50 Kris Letang shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Colin Miller hits Bryan Rust. 14:04  
  15:13 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Evgeni Malkin. 15:24  
  15:27 Shot by Cody Ceci misses the net
Takeaway by Riley Sheahan. 15:57  
  17:05 Kris Letang shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 17:06  
  17:45 John Marino shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  17:47 Jared McCann shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  18:20 Jake Guentzel shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  18:41 Kris Letang shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Brian Dumoulin. 19:05  
  19:12 Kris Letang hits Jeff Skinner.
  19:16 Brian Dumoulin penalty for holding - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Arttu Ruotsalainen.
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 19:16  
Sam Reinhart shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 19:44  
3
Buffalo   Pittsburgh
  0:00 Jeff Carter wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
Sam Reinhart shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 0:23  
  0:38 Jeff Carter hits Victor Olofsson.
Casey Mittelstadt shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 1:08  
Dylan Cozens shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 1:08  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 1:09  
  1:21 Takeaway by Sidney Crosby.
  1:35 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
  1:49 Shot by Kris Letang misses the net
Takeaway by Drake Caggiula. 2:09  
  2:48 Evgeni Malkin shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  2:49 Jeff Carter wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
Rasmus Asplund blocks shot from Cody Ceci. 2:57  
  3:02 Jeff Carter scores. and Jared McCann and Mark Friedman.
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 3:02  
Anders Bjork shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 3:14  
  3:21 Giveaway by Sidney Crosby.
Sam Reinhart shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 3:22  
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Teddy Blueger. 3:23  
  3:33 Colton Sceviour hits Jacob Bryson.
  3:45 Colton Sceviour hits Jacob Bryson.
Giveaway by Sam Reinhart. 4:10  
  4:33 Shot by Evgeni Malkin misses the net
  6:12 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
  6:25 Sidney Crosby scores. Assisted by Kris Letang and Jake Guentzel.
  6:25 Teddy Blueger wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
Tage Thompson shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 6:45  
  6:46 Jeff Carter wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
Rasmus Dahlin hits Frederick Gaudreau. 6:57  
  7:11 Giveaway by Jeff Carter.
  7:34 Jason Zucker shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Ristolainen shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 7:50  
  7:58 Jason Zucker penalty for delay of game - 2 mins (Minor).
Casey Mittelstadt wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 7:58  
  8:31 Jeff Carter blocks shot from Victor Olofsson.
Rasmus Dahlin shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 8:41  
  8:48 Zach Aston-Reese hits Rasmus Dahlin.
Victor Olofsson shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 8:54  
Shot by Arttu Ruotsalainen misses the net 9:39  
Jeff Skinner scores a power play goal. Assisted by Tage Thompson Assisted by Rasmus Ristolainen. 9:46  
Riley Sheahan wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 9:46  
  10:05 Jake Guentzel shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Dahlin blocks shot from Jake Guentzel. 10:16  
  10:35 Kris Letang shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  10:36 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Sidney Crosby. 10:54  
  11:03 Takeaway by Brian Dumoulin.
  11:09 Sidney Crosby shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Rasmus Ristolainen blocks shot from Jake Guentzel. 11:17  
Mattias Samuelsson blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 11:39  
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Evgeni Malkin. 11:43  
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 11:59  
  12:16 Giveaway by Jeff Carter.
  12:22 Takeaway by Frederick Gaudreau.
  12:25 Giveaway by Frederick Gaudreau.
  12:37 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Dylan Cozens.
  12:56 Giveaway by Mark Friedman.
  13:05 Kasperi Kapanen scores. Assisted by Evgeni Malkin and Jason Zucker.
  13:05 Teddy Blueger wins the faceoff against Casey Mittelstadt.
  13:28 Zach Aston-Reese hits Rasmus Asplund.
  13:31 Teddy Blueger shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  13:44 Zach Aston-Reese shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
  13:45 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Riley Sheahan.
Brett Murray hits Brian Dumoulin. 14:18  
  14:23 Sidney Crosby shoots Saved by Michael Houser.
Giveaway by Victor Olofsson. 14:47  
Henri Jokiharju hits Frederick Gaudreau. 15:23  
Rasmus Ristolainen blocks shot from Cody Ceci. 15:49  
  15:59 Giveaway by Tristan Jarry.
  16:04 Jason Zucker blocks shot from Dylan Cozens.
Rasmus Dahlin hits Zach Aston-Reese. 16:32  
Jacob Bryson blocks shot from Marcus Pettersson. 16:41  
Giveaway by Dylan Cozens. 16:53  
Rasmus Ristolainen hits Jared McCann. 17:49  
Rasmus Asplund shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 18:04  
  18:05 Frederick Gaudreau wins the faceoff against Sam Reinhart.
  18:32 Zach Aston-Reese blocks shot from Victor Olofsson.
Sam Reinhart wins the faceoff against Jeff Carter. 18:33  
  18:52 Jared McCann hits Rasmus Dahlin.
Sam Reinhart shoots Saved by Tristan Jarry. 19:03  
  19:03 Teddy Blueger hits Jacob Bryson.