NHL: New York Rangers 5, Pittsburgh 1

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Ryan McDonagh and Derek Stepan both scored late in the first period Wednesday to propel the New York Rangers past Pittsburgh 5-1.

Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 28 shots to end the Penguins' four-game winning streak.


New York matched a season high with its five goals and won for the fourth time in five games.

The contest was scoreless before McDonagh and Stepan produced goals in a span of 1:05 to get the Rangers started.

Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan added New York tallies in the second period and Derick Brassard scored on a deflection midway through the third.

The only Pittsburgh goal came on the power play from Kris Letang that briefly cut the Penguins' deficit to 3-1 in the middle period.

All five goals came against Marc-Andre Fleury on 25 shots.

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