New York Rangers Win Fourth Straight With 3-1 Victory Over Pittsburgh

Brandon Dubinsky scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to give the New York Rangers their fourth straight National Hockey League win, a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Brad Richards tied the score at 1-1 in the first period last night after Ben Lovejoy gave the Penguins the lead at 5:43 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

Derek Stepan added the third goal for the Rangers at 1:20 of the final period.

The Rangers (26-9) are atop the Eastern Conference’s five- team Atlantic Division ahead of the Philadelphia Flyers (23-11) and Penguins (21-14). They also top the Eastern Conference with a three-point lead over the Boston Bruins.

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