Rangers beat Penguins 3-1, snap three-game losing streak

Chris Kreider goal celebrate
Chris Kreider objective commemorate

New York City (AP) — Chris Kreider scored a power-play objective in the 3rd duration, assisting the New york city Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

Artemi Panarin had an objective and 2 helps, Kevin Rooney scored and Igor Shesterkin made 25 conserves as New york city snapped a three-game losing streak versus Pittsburgh.

Jason Zucker scored and Casey DeSmith made 21 conserves for the Penguins in their 5th roadway loss this season.

Kreider notched the consent objective at 11:10 of the 3rd duration. Adam Fox fabricated to his left prior to tossing the puck on web. Kreider rerouted the pass previous DeSmith. Panarin taped his 2nd help on the play and has 4 multi-point video games this season.

Zucker opened the scoring midway through the very first duration. The 29-year-old winger packed house a loose puck from a sharp angle after beating K’Andre Miller to the back post. It was Zucker’s 2nd objective in as lots of video games. Chad Ruhwedel and Evgeni Malkin helped on the play.

The Penguins were 0 for 6 on the power play.

The Rangers evened the rating 1-1 late in the center frame on a postponed charge. Rooney willed a puck into the back of the web after confining a bouncing puck from Panarin. Defenseman Ryan Lindgren likewise helped on the play.

Panarin included an empty-net objective in the last seconds to seal the triumph.

Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith left the video game in the very first duration after a crash with Penguins forward Brandon Tanev. Smith did not return due to an upper-body injury.

Anthony Bitetto made his season launching after the Rangers remembered him from the taxi team previously in the day.


Defenseman Tony DeAngelo cleared waivers and has actually played his last video game with the Rangers, according to basic supervisor Jeff Gorton. There was supposedly a postgame run-in in between DeAngelo and goaltender Alexandar Georgiev after Saturday’s video game versus the Penguins. “We had an incident that happened,” Gorton stated in a pregame interview. “It’s in our room. We’re dealing with it. This is one of the ways we’re dealing with it. Our team is ready to move on.”

New York City GROOVE

The Penguins have 2 guideline losses in their last 12 journeys to Madison Square Garden (8-2-2) dating to December 8, 2014.


The Penguins were initially slated to play the Devils on Tuesday and Thursday, however both of those video games have actually been held off due to NHL COVID-19 procedure. In addition, the Rangers video game versus the Devils on Saturday will likewise be rescheduled.


Rangers: Host Capitals on Thursday.

Penguins: Go To Islanders on Saturday.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.