The Pittsburgh Penguins were credited with only nine giveaways Thursday in their 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils. Perhaps official scorers were feeling generous as the number seemingly was a multiple of those nine. The Penguins started well but a myriad of different mistakes and problems sent them to defeat.
From the arena floor, PHN’s Dan Kingerski hit the Penguins for several issues, including a lack of adjustment once the Devils adjusted early in the first period.
Get the report card here, including the Penguins’ grades.
You can also read the New Jersey Devils’ side of things from our colleague James Nichols at NewJerseyHockeyNow.com. Here are the Devils’ takeaways.
The Penguins had chances, but the game changed. Kingerski explains in much greater detail. From turnovers to goaltending, it’s all on the table in the postgame wrap.