NY Rangers 3, Pittsburgh 2

Monday, November 15, 2010 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Rangers 10-7-1-0 4-5-1-0 6-2-0-0 W3
Pittsburgh 9-8-2-0 3-5-1-0 6-3-1-0 L1


Ryan Callahan scored an overtime goal to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Penguins at Pittsburgh Monday night.

Callahan converted a perfect pass from Brandon Dubinsky on a 2-on-1 3:38 into the extra session for the game-winner.

The Rangers’ Erik Christensen opened the scoring midway through the second period. Christensen netted his third goal of the season assisted by Ruslan Fedotenko and Matt Gilroy.

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist preserved the lead when he robbed Chris Kunitz in the opening seconds of a Penguins’ power play with 4:22 to play in the third period. But Kunitz lifted a rebound over Lundqvist a couple of minutes later to tie the game 1-1.

Pittsburgh then took the lead when Matt Cooke blasted a wrist shot by Lundqvist just 38 seconds later.

To make matters worse, after the goal Lundqvist smashed his stick on the net and was given an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

But New York’s Marc Staal picked up a loose puck and scored a shorthanded goal just 27 seconds later to tie the game at 2-2 with 1:36 to play and Callahan scored his fifth of the season in overtime to win it.

Lundqvist stopped 37 shots for New York (10-7-1), while Marc-Andre Fleury  made 22 saves for the Penguins (9-8-2).

Top Game Performances

NY Rangers   Pittsburgh
Ryan Callahan 2 Points Matt Cooke 1
Ryan Callahan 1 Goals Matt Cooke 1
Brandon Dubinsky 2 Assists Sidney Crosby 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
Marc Staal 1 Short Handed Goals N/A
Henrik Lundqvist .949 Save Percentage Marc-Andre Fleury .880
Henrik Lundqvist 37 Saves Marc-Andre Fleury 22

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
NY Rangers 25 3 0-0 6-6 23 25
Pittsburgh 39 2 0-6 0-0 11 43

Upcoming Games

  • Pittsburgh will play its next game at home against Vancouver. The Penguins have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • NY Rangers will play its next game at home against Boston. The Rangers have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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