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Penguins break tie with four goals in second period

Rust scores twice to help Pittsburgh take 6-2 lead in Game 5 against Rangers

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Bryan Rust scored the first and fourth goals of the second period less than 14 minutes apart to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-2 lead against the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Consol Energy Center on Saturday.

Rust broke a 2-2 tie at 5:21 of the period. Matt Cullen scored at 9:26 and Conor Sheary at 16:18 before Rust got his second at 19:01 for the 6-2 lead.

The four goals came on nine shots in 13:40 against Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist.

Pittsburgh leads the best-of-7 series 3-1.

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