Murray stays unbeaten in NYC as Penguins top Rangers 5-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Teddy Blueger scored two goals, Matt Murray made 33 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins surged to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Monday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Conor Sheary and the Buffalo Sabres aren't ready to be counted out of the Eastern Conference playoff race just yet.
With Buffalo in jeopardy of fading further down the...
Malkin, Letang each score twice, Penguins beat Rangers 6-5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins survived a four-minute penalty kill and went on the hunt against the New York Rangers.
Kris Letang scored his second of the game and Evgeni Malkin scored twice in a span of six minutes, helping the Penguins beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.
Defensemen Marcus Pettersson and Brian Dumoulin also scored for the Penguins (31-21-7), who leapfrogged the Carolina Hurricanes for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot.
Senators’ Smith, Lightning’s Kucherov fined $5,000 each
NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been fined $5,000 each Saturday for rough play during separate games.
The NHL said Smith was disciplined for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson. The infraction came during the second period of Pittsburgh's 5-3 home victory.
Kucherov was fined for a dangerous trip of New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield during the first period. Tampa Bay won 1-0 in a shootout.
Penguins send struggling forward Daniel Sprong to Ducks
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Daniel Sprong experiment is over for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Penguins sent Sprong to the Anaheim Ducks on Monday for defenseman Marcus Pettersson.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry has been around the NHL long enough to know how to attack the end of the regular season, and the same is true for the Anaheim Ducks.
After some early struggles, Perry and the Ducks look to be finding their groove.
Perry and Jakob Silfverberg each scored twice and the Ducks earned points at home for the eighth game in a row, beating the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Sunday.