Penguins vs Rangers Final: 4-1 - Recap
Evgeni Malkin scored a pair of goals against the Rangers as Pittsburgh handed New York a 4-1 defeat on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
The Penguins were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Evgeni Malkin (2), Richard Park, and Chris Kunitz in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 3:16 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 30-save effort for the Penguins.
Carl Hagelin scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
New York got a 32-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 36-31.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.