The Pittsburgh Penguins will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the New York Rangers on Thursday night. The Penguins are coming off an 8-4 loss to the Rangers in their last game.
Pittsburgh is 6-2-2 in its last 10 games against New York.
Penguins Trying To Get Back On TrackThe Penguins followed up their five-game winning streak by losing their last two games. They will try to snap their losing streak with a win over the Rangers, which will give them their sixth win in their last eight games.
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Pittsburgh has played well offensively, averaging 3.26 goals per game. They finished with four goals on 45 shots in their last game.
Mike Matheson led the way for Pittsburgh with a goal and an assist. Jake Guentzel scored a goal, while Mark Jankowski added two assists for the Penguins.
Pittsburgh hasn’t been as good defensively, giving up 2.82 goals per game. They gave up eight goals in their last game and will need a significantly better performance if they want to win this game.
Rangers Going For Second Consecutive WinThe Rangers bounced back from their loss to Buffalo with a win over the Penguins in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with another win over Pittsburgh, which will give them their second win in a row and fourth win in their last five games.
New York has played well offensively, averaging 3.26 goals per game. They finished with eight goals on 25 shots in their last game.
Artemi Panarin led the way for New York with a goal and three assists. Adam Fox had a goal and two assists, while Mika Zibanejad added a goal and an assist for the Rangers, who finished the game with eight different scorers.
New York has also played well defensively, giving up 2.66 goals per game. They gave up four goals in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
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