PENGUINS HEAD TO NEW YORK ON THURSDAY TO BATTLE RANGERS
The Pittsburgh Penguins head to New York on Thursday to take on the Rangers at 7 p.m.
FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7 p.m., while 105.9 The X will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on pittsburghpenguins.com as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 105.9 The X and the Penguins Radio Network. Join in the conversation with host Bob Grove by calling the Penn Telecom toll-free line at 1-866-922-2874.
Email email@example.com and maybe Bob Grove or Phil Bourque will answer your question during the second intermission of the game.
The Penguins (33-20-9) rank second in the Atlantic Division with 75 points – nine more than the Rangers (30-27-6). The game is the third in five days for Pittsburgh, which travels to Carolina on Friday as well.
Sidney Crosby leads all NHL players in scoring with 97 points (26+71) in 59 games. Tampa Bay’s Martin St. Louis is second with 85 points (38+47) in 65 games. In addition, Crosby’s 71 assists lead the NHL. San Jose’s Joe Thornton is second with 64.
Evgeni Malkin leads all NHL rookies in scoring with 69 points (29+40) in 58 games. Colorado’s Paul Stastny is second with 59 points (22+37) in 64 games. Pittsburgh’s Jordan Staal is sixth with 32 points (25+7) in 61 games. In addition, he leads all NHL players with a 26.0 shooting percentage and five short-handed goals.