The Penguins’ season came to an end in a 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 7 of the teams’ second-round playoff series tonight at Consol Energy Center.
The Penguins had a 3-1 lead in the series before New York came back to win three games in a row.
The Rangers took a 1-0 lead at 5:25 of the first period. Brian Boyle blocked a shot in the Penguins end, beginning a rush in the other direction that turned into a three-on-one when New York’s Derek Dorsett and the Penguins’ Matt Niskanen collided near the left point, leaving the Rangers with a three-on-one.
Bylsma discusses Penguins' game 7 loss to Rangers
Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma discusses his team's elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Video by Matt Freed; 5/13/2014)
Boyle, cruising down the slot, converted a feed from Dominic Moore.
The Penguins tied it, 1-1, at 4:15 of the second period when Jussi Jokinen scored from inner, lower portion of the right circle on a rebound of a shot by Olli Maatta.
New York regained the lead, 2-1, at 7:56 of the second period on Brad Richards’ power-play goal from the slot.
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