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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