Rangers 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 5

POST-GAME NOTES: STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS ROUND 2, GAME 3

Wednesday, 04.30.2008 / 12:57 AM / News
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Rangers 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 5
NYR VS. PIT
They outshot Pittsburgh 39-17 on Tuesday night and fought back to tie the game at 3-3 in an exciting second period at MSG. It wasn't enough, however, as the young and talented Pens ground out a 5-3 victory that gave Pittsburgh a 3-0 series lead.

Recap | Box Score

THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. E. MALKIN -- PIT
2. M. FLEURY -- PIT
3. J. JAGR -- NYR

NOTES

* Jaromir Jagr notched a goal and added an assist to improve his playoff total to 12 points (three goals and nine assists). He also registered a game-high, 10 shots and logged 21:45 of icetime.

* Martin Straka registered one goal and one assist to post his fourth multi-point game of the post-season. He also blocked a team-high, three shots.

* Scott Gomez collected two assists and tallied a game-high, 24:44 of icetime among forwards. He also registered two hits and five shots.

* Ryan Callahan tallied one goal at 12:07 of the second period. He leads all league rookies in shots with 24 in the playoffs.

* Sean Avery recorded one assist in 14:34 of icetime. He has registered four goals and three assists for seven points in eight postseason contests.

* Paul Mara registered an assist and posted a plus-1 rating in 18:35 of icetime.

* Nigel Dawes delivered a team-high five hits.

* Michal Rozsival registered four hits and logged a game-high, 26:46 of icetime.