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New York Rangers NYR 0 0 0 0
27 SHOTS 31
27 FACEOFFS 26
30 HITS 18
8 PIM 10
0/3 PP 1/2
4 GIVEAWAYS 3
3 TAKEAWAYS 6
14 BLOCKED SHOTS 11
       

Rangers run into Fleury's record night at Pittsburgh

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:46 AM

2011-12 Game No. 58; Road Game No. 30 Rangers' Record: 38-15-5
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GAME RECAP

Associated Press

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots to tie Tom Barrasso's Pittsburgh franchise record for career shutouts and carry the Penguins past the Rangers 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Evgeni Malkin scored his 33rd goal of the season and added an assist on Steve Sullivan's tally to help the Penguins bounce back from a listless loss in Buffalo on Sunday against the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.

Henrik Lundqvist made 29 stops for the Rangers, who had a handful of solid opportunities, but each time Fleury was equal to the task. He made a series of flashy glove saves earning collecting his 22nd NHL shutout, tying the mark Barrasso set while playing for Pittsburgh from 1990-2000.

The Penguins rank second in the league in shots, and they kept firing from all angles. They eventually broke through early in the second period behind Malkin.

The Russian took a long pass from Kris Letang and raced in on Lundqvist from the left. He faked a forehand, getting Lundqvist to commit, and then easily tucked in the puck with his backhand as a sprawled Lundqvist reached out with his stick in vain.

Sullivan made it 2-0 with his 11th of the season on the power play, just past the midway point of the period. He fired a shot from the point that Lundqvist never saw because of a screen by Cooke. Malkin slid the puck over to Sullivan on the play to earn his 40th assist of the season and 300th of his career.
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PHOTO OF THE GAME

STAT OF THE GAME
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves and is now 28-12-4 overall, including a 14-6-2 mark on the road. He is now 8-2-0 with a 1.29 GAA, .953 save percentage and three shutouts in his last 10 games.

THREE STARS
(selected by newyorkrangers.com)
1. Lundqvist 2. Anisimov 3. Rupp


THE BIGGER PICTURE
Pittsburgh played a strong game -- the kind of that would have run most other teams out of their building -- and yet the Rangers only lost by a two-goal margin. Even on an "off-night" on the road, this Rangers team still makes opponents work hard for their wins.
RANGERS LEADERS
Icetime -- McDonagh (25:19)
Shots -- Richards (4)
Hits -- Dubinsky (7)
Blocks -- Staal, Mitchell (3)
Takeaways -- Three players tied (3)
Faceoffs -- Boyle (13)

NEW YORK RANGERS LINEUP AT PITTSBURGH
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Artem Anisimov Derek Stepan Marian Gaborik
Carl Hagelin Brad Richards Ryan Callahan
Brandon Dubinsky Brian Boyle Brandon Prust
Mike Rupp John Mitchell Stu Bickel
DEFENSE PAIRINGS
Left Defense Right Defense
Ryan McDonagh Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto Anton Stralman
Marc Staal Steve Eminger
Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist, Martin Biron
Starting Lineup: Lundqvist, McDonagh, Girardi, Anisimov, Stepan, Gaborik.
POWER PLAY UNITS
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Ryan Callahan Derek Stepan Marian Gaborik
Artem Anisimov Brandon Dubinsky John Mitchell
POINT MEN
Left Point Right Point
Michael Del Zotto Brad Richards
Marc Staal Anton Stralman
PENALTY KILLING UNITS
FORWARD UNITS
Forward Forward
Brandon Prust Brian Boyle
Ryan Callahan Derek Stepan
DEFENSE PAIRINGS
Left Defense Right Defense
Ryan McDonagh Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto Staal/Eminger
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