Pittsburgh 3 1 2—6
N.Y. Rangers 1 0 2—3
First Period—1, Pittsburgh, Neal 2 (Malkin, Letang), 1:48 (pp). 2, N.Y. Rangers, Callahan 1 (Richards, Stepan), 9:55 (pp). 3, Pittsburgh, Kennedy 2 (Vitale, Despres), 15:05. 4, Pittsburgh, Niskanen 1 (Crosby), 18:50. Penalties—Glass, Pit, major (fighting), :02Asham, NYR, major (fighting), :02Richards, NYR (interference), :37Sutter, Pit (face-off violation), 9:23Despres, Pit (holding), 9:23Cooke, Pit (tripping), 19:41.
Second Period—5, Pittsburgh, Pa.Dupuis 1 (Malkin, Kunitz), 9:11 (pp). Penalties—Del Zotto, NYR (slashing), 8:03Richards, NYR (freezing the puck), 19:02Staal, NYR (delay of game), 19:07.
Third Period—6, Pittsburgh, Neal 3 (Malkin, Martin), 5:06. 7, N.Y. Rangers, Pyatt 1 (Del Zotto, Richards), 6:04. 8, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 1 (Stepan), 14:45 (sh). 9, Pittsburgh, Letang 1, 18:08 (en). Penalties—Neal, Pit (slashing), 8:09Bickel, NYR (roughing), 13:23Adams, Pit (slashing), 17:39McDonagh, NYR (roughing), 17:39.
Shots on Goal—Pittsburgh 14-14-11—39. N.Y. Rangers 13-9-12—34.
Power-play opportunities—Pittsburgh 2 of 5N.Y. Rangers 1 of 4.
Goalies—Pittsburgh, Vokoun 1-0-0 (34 shots-31 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 0-2-0 (18-14), Biron (9:11 second, 20-19).
A—17,200 (18,200). T—2:30.
Referees—Brad Meier, Brad Watson. Linesmen—Scott Driscoll, Andy McElman.