New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Henrik Lundqvist made 28 stops and five
different players lit the lamp as the New York Rangers shut down the
Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-1, at Madison Square Garden in the first of four
meetings between these division rivals. Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan, Brian
Boyle, Ryan Callahan and Derick Brassard created offense for the Rangers,
who have won four of their last five thanks to tying a season high for goals
in one contest. Brad Richards added a pair of assists as the Blueshirts topped
their Wednesday foes for the second time in their last three matchups. Kris
Letang registered the lone goal for the Penguins, who were turned away
from their chance at a fifth straight win. Marc-Andre Fleury allowed all five
scores on 25 shots.
Final Score: Chicago 4, Winnipeg 1
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Sharp had a goal and an assist in
the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.
Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Brandon Pirri also scored for the Blackhawks,
who improved to 6-1-3 at home this season. Corey Crawford stopped 24-of-25
shots for Chicago, which beat these Jets by a 5-1 margin on Nov. 2. Devin
Setoguchi scored the lone goal for the Jets, who fell to 6-9-2 on the
season. Al Montoya turned aside 24-of-28 shots for the loss.
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