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PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 4: Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save on a shot from Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Penguins Tie Series At 1 With 3-0 Game 2 Win

Kris Letang broke a scoreless tie in the second period and Marc-Andre Fleury made 22 saves for his seventh playoff shutout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night, tying the second-round series one game apiece.


Marc Staal (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers’ Defensive Stalwarts Made Life Difficult For Crosby In Game 1

Throughout Game 1, Sidney Crosby had little space to operate as Staal, Stralman, McDonagh and Girardi smothered him at every turn.


The Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello, right, scores past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury during the shootout at Consol Energy Center on Feb. 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Silverman: Right Now Crosby Is A Liability And The Penguins Are Overrated

You see all the firepower and it’s easy to be in awe of the Penguins. But they are not infallible. In fact, they are loaded with liabilities — and the Rangers will exploit them all.


Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Will Eliminate The Penguins In 5 Games

The combination of Vigneault’s fresh approach and the natural skill and athleticism possessed by this current group of Rangers means that all the old history between the Pens and Blueshirts can be thrown out the window.


Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot on goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers at Consol Energy Center on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rangers-Penguins Playoff Series Schedule Announced

It wasn’t easy, but the Rangers are moving on after beating Philadelphia 2-1 in Wednesday night’s winner-take-all Game 7. Next up: Pittsburgh.


This guy who sorta has a Mark Sanchez vibe is about to watch the Rangers beat the Penguins. (Twitter/@937Giannotti)

Boomer & Carton: Gregg Giannotti Defends Himself And The Penguins

The Booms needed some clarification before committing to offering a major rating boost to the WFAN alum, therefore Gregg felt inclined to call up and grovel…


The Rangers celebrate a goal by Dan Girardi during the second period of Game 3 of their first-round series against the Flyers in Philadelphia on April 22, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers May Be Winning, But Something Seems To Be Missing

The Rangers are coming off an important win in Game 3 of their series against the Flyers, but to think everything is just fine and dandy is putting the cart well ahead of the horse. The Blueshirts have work to do.


Daniel Carcillo #13 of the New York Rangers handles the puck against Paul Martin #7 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 In Shootout

Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, and the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Friday night to hand the Penguins a rare loss in the tiebreaker.


Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is tied up by Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders during the third period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 23, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  The Penguins defeated the Islanders 6-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Fall Short To Penguins 6-4

Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period and Evgeni Malkin added an insurance score in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a wild 6-4 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.


Sidney Crosby (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Penguins Star Sidney Crosby To Captain Team Canada At Sochi Olympics

Sidney Crosby will captain the Canadian hockey team at the Olympics Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber will serve as alternate captains, Hockey Canada announced Sunday.


The Penguins’ Craig Adams, right, hits the post as rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist sprawls to make a save during the game at Consol Energy Center on Jan. 3, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pens’ Crosby And Kunitz Skate Circles Around Rangers

Sidney Crosby scored his 23rd goal of the season and added two assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins ripped the New York Rangers 5-2 on Friday night for their 11th straight home win.


Carl Hagelin (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Speedster Carl Hagelin Deserves A Top-6 Role

Electric winger Carl Hagelin is a player who head coach Alain Vigneault should be leaning on to pull the Rangers out of the muck.


Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers on his way to scoring a goal as Simon Despres #47 of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends  during their game at Madison Square Garden on December 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Penguins Score Only Goal In Shootout, Top Rangers 4-3

Brandon Sutter scored in the third period and then rescued the Penguins with the only goal of the shootout to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.


The Rangers’ Benoit Pouliot, left, celebrates his shoot out goal against the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Are The Dark Days Over? Rangers Will Find Out Soon Enough

For the Blueshirts, it’s all about feeling. How far can that good feeling take them? We’ll find out soon enough. The Rangers host the rival Penguins on Wednesday.


Devils goalie Cory Schneider. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Devils Battle But Penguins’ Big 1st Period Just Too Much To Overcome

Pascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins used a big first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.