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Penguins up 2-1 after another win over Rangers

The Pittsburgh Penguins have the upper hand in the series against the New York Rangers in the NHL Åttondelsfinal, after winning 7-4 (4-1, 0-3, 3-0) at home. Pittsburgh leads the series by 2-1 games.

The Penguins started off strong and took the lead right after the beginning of the game with Brock McGinn scoring early into the first period.

The Rangers tied it up early in the first period, after a Kaapo Kakko goal assisted by Alexis Lafreniere and Filip Chytil.

The Penguins scored again halfway through the first period, after a Jeff Carter goal assisted by Evan Rodrigues and Michael Matheson.

The Penguins also increased the lead to 3-1 in the middle of the first period, after a Evan Rodrigues goal assisted by Michael Matheson and Louis Domingue.

The Penguins increased the lead to 4-1 late into the first period, after another assisted by Brian Boyle.

The Rangers narrowed and then closed the gap at 4-4 in the second period.

The Penguins dominated the third period, with goals from Danton Heinen, Jake Guentzel and Jeff Carter (2).

Pittsburgh improves to 2–0–0, while New York drops to 1–0–0.

The teams will soon play again for Game 4 on Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m.

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