After winning 15 consecutive games, the Penguins have lost two in a row. The Rangers have won back-to-back games.
Clowe had two goals and an assist one day after coming to the Rangers in a trade with San Jose. Brassard produced a goal and four assists following a deal between the Rangers and Columbus.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves in taking the loss.
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