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Letang, Fleury lift Penguins past Rangers 3-0 to even series 1-1

Sunday, 05.04.2014 / 10:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Letang, Fleury lift Penguins past Rangers 3-0 to even series 1-1

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - 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.

Letang's 15th career post-season goal matched Larry Murphy's record for Penguins defencemen. Jussi Jokinen scored during a third-period power play, and Evgeni Malkin added an empty-net goal for the Penguins, who managed a home split in the first two games with the suddenly weary Rangers.

Game 3 is Monday night in New York.

Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves for New York, but the Rangers mustered little offence while playing their fourth game in six days. New York's limp power play went 0 for 4 and hasn't scored in 29 straight advantages.

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