03/25 21:19 CDT Murray stays unbeaten in NYC as Penguins top Rangers 5-2
Murray stays unbeaten in NYC as Penguins top Rangers 5-2
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) --- Teddy Blueger scored two goals, Matt Murray made 33 saves and
the Pittsburgh Penguins surged to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Monday
Justin Schultz, Nick Bjugstad and Matt Cullen also scored for Pittsburgh. Phil
Kessel and Marcus Pettersson each added two assists.
Murray improved to 6-0-0 against the Rangers in the regular season and 5-0-0 at
Madison Square Garden.
Pittsburgh pulled into a tie with the New York Islanders for second place in
the Metropolitan Division with 95 points. Both teams trail Washington by one
point for first.
Brendan Lemieux and Vinni Lettieri scored for the Rangers. Alexandar Georgiev,
coming off a 44-save effort in a 2-1 overtime win Saturday night at Toronto,
stopped 31 shots.
MAPLE LEAFS 7, PANTHERS 5
TORONTO (AP) --- John Tavares had the first four-goal game of his career and
Toronto beat Florida.
Zach Hyman had a goal and two assists, and Patrick Marleau and Jake Muzzin also
scored for Toronto. Mitch Marner had three assists, while Morgan Rielly and
William Nylander each finished with two assists. Frederik Andersen made 31
saves for the Leafs.
Jayce Hawryluk scored twice and added an assist for Florida. Jonathan Huberdeau
added two goals and Mike Matheson also scored. Evgenii Dadanov and Mike Hoffman
each had two assists.
Rookie Sam Montembeault allowed two goals on four shots before getting pulled
just over four minutes into game. Roberto Luongo made 28 saves in relief.
DEVILS 3, SABRES 1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) --- Cory Schneider overcame an embarrassing early, bad-hop
goal from center ice, made 45 saves and got the benefit of having a game-tying,
third-period tally nullified for goaltender interference in leading New Jersey
Blake Coleman and Pavel Zacha scored power-play goals as New Jersey won its
second straight and for the fourth time in 14 games (4-9-1). Miles Wood added
an empty-net goal on a length-of-the-ice shot.
Sam Reinhart scored his 20th of the season for the Sabres and had his 21st
taken away by a Devils' challenge. Linus Ullmark made 18 saves as the Sabres
fell to 1-9-1 in their last 11.
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