New York Skates Past Pittsburgh 5-3 - Recap
New York earned a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh behind a 2-goal performance from Ryan Callahan on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers were a -172 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Ryan Callahan (2), Vinny Prospal, Brian Boyle, and Artem Anisimov each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Boyle opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 5:43 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marc Staal.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 26-save effort for the Rangers.
Deryk Engelland, Brett Sterling, and Nick Johnson scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 of 31 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Pittsburgh 31-29 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.