Penguins Fall 5-1 Against New York - Game Recap
|Penguins Fall 5-1 Against New York - Game Recap|
Pittsburgh couldn't hang with the Rangers on Wednesday as New York blasted the Penguins 5-1 at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, Derick Brassard, Ryan McDonagh, and Derek Stepan each scored for the Rangers in the victory. McDonagh opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 18:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brian Boyle.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 28-save effort for the Rangers.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Kris Letang in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-4, while the Penguins were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 29-25.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face St. Louis.