Lundqvist, Rangers hold off Pens to take 2-1 series lead

Pittsburgh, PA ( – Henrik Lundqvist came up big down the
stretch and finished with 23 saves as the New York Rangers held off the
Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of this Eastern Conference
quarterfinal series.

Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider each scored and Dan Girardi supplied two
assists for the Rangers, who took a 2-1 lead in this best-of-seven series.

Patric Hornqvist tallied a late goal for the Penguins and Marc-Andre Fleury
stopped 24 shots in the loss.

The series will resume Wednesday with Game 4 in Pittsburgh.