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Rangers beat Penguins 5-3 to force Game 7 decider


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Chris Kreider’s long slap shot bounced off Louis Domingue and into the net with 1:28 left and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Friday night to push their thrilling first-round streak to a decisive match 7.

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Kreider’s second in the game and fourth in the playoffs sent the series back to New York. Andrew Copp added an empty net for good measure in the closing seconds. Game 7 is Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

May 13, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; The New York Rangers celebrate the game-winning goal scored by Rangers left winger Chris Kreider (20) against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of game six in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG Paints arena. Rangers won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire – USA TODAY Sports
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Zibanejad had two goals and two assists and Adam Fox had four assists. Igor Shesterkin stopped 31 shots to win at PPG Paints Arena for the first time in this series after being chased by Pittsburgh in Games 3 and 4.

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Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin and Jeff Carter scored for Pittsburgh. Domingue, who became a local folk hero replacing injured Tristan Jarry and Casey DeSmith, made 33 saves but couldn’t control Kreider’s shot, which appeared to hit him high then popped up in the air and behind him before roll in the net.

Rangers beat Penguins 5-3 to force Game 7 decider

May 13, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Louis Domingue (70) makes a save against the New York Rangers during the third period of Game 6 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round at PPG Paints Arena. Rangers won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire – USA TODAY Sports
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

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Pittsburgh played without captain Sidney Crosby, who sat out with an upper-body injury. Its status in the future is uncertain.

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