NHL Hockey

Pittsburgh Penguins (41-24-11)


Thu. 3/21 Sat. 3/23 Mon. 3/25 Fri. 3/29 Sun. 3/31
@ Nsh
SO 2-1
Box | Recap
@ Dal
W 3-2
Box | Recap
Pit 2 - 2 NYR
2nd Pd 14:05
Box
vs. Nsh
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET20:00 BRT
vs. Car
2:00 PM PT3:00 PM MT4:00 PM CT5:00 PM ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST1:00 UAE (+1)17:00 ET18:00 BRT

Penguins continue playoff push at Rangers

Close games are starting to become the norm for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who are within striking distance of first place in the Metropolitan Division.

Heading into Monday's visit to the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh (41-24-11, 93 points) is 13-4-4 in its last 21 games -- with eight of those wins coming by two goals or fewer.

The Penguins lost four straight from Feb. 2-9 and went 5-8-1 in the 14 games immediately after their eight-game winning streak from Dec. 19-Jan. 4. In the last game of that slump the Penguins were seven points out, but after getting a 3-2 win Saturday night in Dallas they are third in the division -- two points behind the New York Islanders and three behind first-place Washington.

 MORE
Leaders
Points: S. Crosby93
Plus/Minus: B. Dumoulin28
Shots on Goal: S. Crosby204
PIM: E. Malkin89
Win: M. Murray26
Shutouts: M. Murray4
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 254 (6)
Shots: 2499 (4)
PP%: 25.2% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 647 (15)
Assists: 427 (7)
SH Goals: 11 (3)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Washington 44 24 8 96
NY Islanders 44 25 7 95
Pittsburgh 41 24 11 93
Carolina 42 26 7 91
Columbus 41 30 4 86
Philadelphia 36 32 8 80
NY Rangers 29 32 13 71
New Jersey 28 39 9 65
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 223 (16)
Shots Against: 2540 (4)
PK%: 81.1% (11)
Penalty Minutes: 598 (20)
Shutouts: 7 (7)
Sv%: 0.912 (6)
Injuries
Date Player Status
3/17 E. Malkin Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
3/10 Z. Aston-Reese Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
2/26 C. Ruhwedel Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
2/12 O. Maatta Upper-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/20 A. Johnson Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/20 J. Riikola Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/20 J. Blandisi Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/11 J. Blandisi Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
3/11 J. Lucchini Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
3/9 J. Almeida Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
3/2 J. Drozg Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
2/27 T. Blueger Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
2/25 Z. Trotman Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
2/25 T. Blueger Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2019 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.