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Pittsburgh Penguins (30-21-7)


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vs. Edm
W 3-1
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vs. Cgy
L 4-5
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vs. NYR
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Malkin, Letang each score twice, Penguins beat Rangers 6-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang each had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins climbed back into playoff position with a 6-5 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Defensemen Marcus Pettersson and Brian Dumoulin also scored for the Penguins (31-21-7), who leapfrogged the Carolina Hurricanes for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot.

Mats Zuccarello had two goals, and Kevin Hayes and Mika Zibanejad scored over the game's final 5:46 for the Rangers, who couldn't complete a second rally after erasing a 3-1 deficit to tie it late in the second period.

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Leaders
Points: S. Crosby69
Plus/Minus: B. Dumoulin26
Shots on Goal: K. Letang174
PIM: E. Malkin63
Win: M. Murray17
Shutouts: M. Murray3
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 199 (6)
Shots: 1889 (8)
PP%: 24.5% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 469 (24)
Assists: 337 (7)
SH Goals: 9 (3)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
NY Islanders 35 17 6 76
Washington 32 19 7 71
Columbus 33 21 3 69
Carolina 31 22 6 68
Pittsburgh 30 21 7 67
Philadelphia 27 24 7 61
NY Rangers 25 24 8 58
New Jersey 22 28 8 52
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 177 (15)
Shots Against: 1937 (6)
PK%: 81.9% (9)
Penalty Minutes: 442 (24)
Shutouts: 5 (9)
Sv%: 0.909 (8)
Injuries
Date Player Status
2/12 O. Maatta Upper-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/14 E. Malkin Suspension Over
2/12 E. Malkin Suspended One game for high-sticking
2/11 B. Siebenaler Traded for 2019 conditional pick
2/9 T. Jarry Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
2/9 T. Yates Signed as Free Agent Minors - Wilkes/Barre-Scranton-AHL
2/6 T. Jarry Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
2/1 J. McCann Traded w/Bjugstad for Brassard, Sheahan, picks
2/1 N. Bjugstad Traded w/McCann for Brassard, Sheahan, picks
1/29 T. Blueger Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
1/29 W. O'Neill Signed with European team Red Bull Salzburg-Austria
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