New York Rangers Try To Continue Win Streak As They Take on the Penguins

November 15th, 2010 by Nick Perri Leave a reply »
Tonight, the New York Rangers will pay a visit to one of their division rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The game will be the teams first meeting of the 2010-11 NHL season, and it should be a good one.

Both teams are currently tied with 19 points on the season, the Rangers in fourth place (in their conference) and the Penguins sixth.

Last season the Rangers and the Penguins played six games against each other, the Penguins winning five of the games (one in overtime). The Rangers have struggled against the Penguins in recent years, especially last season.

But this is a new season, new teams, and a new set of games.

The Rangers are carrying a two game win streak into Pittsburgh, and the Penguins hold a two game win streak of their own.

The Rangers hold an impressive road record of 5-2-0, and the Penguins have a record of 3-5-0 on their home ice.

That may be a major advantage for the Rangers, especially if they can get off to another quick start like they did against the Oilers (when Marian Gaborik scored about one-in-a-half minutes into the game).

Another advantage for the Rangers is that they are exp ...

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