<p>Rookie Radim Zohorna was one of four players who had a goal and an assist Thursday for the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins in a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers.</p> <p>Kris Letang, Evan Rodrigues and Jason Zucker also had a goal and an assist, and Mark Jankowski scored for Pittsburgh, which earned a split of the teams’ two straight games.</p> <p>Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry, who got pulled after one period Tuesday, made 22 saves.</p> <p>Colin Blackwell and Kevin Rooney scored for the Rangers.
Igor Shesterkin made 27 saves.</p> <p>Zohorna, playing in his fourth NHL game, got his second goal and fourth point at 6:26 of the first to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead. He moved in from the right point, shielding the puck from defenseman Libor Hajek along the way.
He went backhand to forehand and put the puck past Shesterkin’s right skate.</p> <p>On a New York power play, Blackwell tied it at 2:02 of the second. Pavel Buchnevich, from the goal line to Jarry’s left, fed the puck to Blackwell in the slot for a one-timer past Jarry’s blocker.</p> <p>The Penguins regained the lead 1:21 later.
Letang’s shot from the right circle was immediately clipped by the stick of Chris Kreider and then found its way through traffic to make it 2-1.</p> <p>Rodrigues, on a Pittsburgh power play, went to the net and converted a short feed from Zohorna to extend it to 3-1 at 11:28 of the second.</p> <p>At 16:14 of the second, Penguins winger Sam Lafferty and Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith engaged in a rarity these days in the NHL, a fight.</p> <p>Pittsburgh defenseman Cody Ceci tripped Kreider from behind while Kreider was on a breakaway, and Kreider was awarded a penalty shot at 17:59 of the second.
Jarry got his glove on the shot.</p> <p>Zucker pushed it to 4-1 with a backhander that went under Shesterkin’s pads at 10:29 of the third. Ceci picked up his 100th career assist.</p> <p>Rooney had an open net and made it 4-2 at 13:48 after Adam Fox drew Jarry to his left.</p> <p>Jankowski added an empty-netter with 1:31 left.</p> <p>–Field Level Media</p></div>
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Five Penguins score in win over Rangers
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