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Chris Kreider’s lengthy slap shot bounced over Louis Domingue and into the online with 1:28 left and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Friday night time to push their thrilling first-round collection to a deciding Game 7.
Kreider’s second of the sport and fourth of the playoffs despatched the collection again to New York. Andrew Copp added an empty netter for good measure within the waning seconds. Game 7 is Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
Mike Zibanejad had two objectives and two assists and Adam Fox had 4 assists. Igor Shesterkin stopped 31 pictures to win at PPG Paints Arena for the primary time this collection after getting chased by Pittsburgh in Games 3 and 4.
Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin and Jeff Carter scored for Pittsburgh. Domingue, who has change into a neighborhood people hero whereas filling in for injured Tristan Jarry and Casey DeSmith, made 33 saves however couldn’t get a deal with on Kreider’s shot, which appeared to hit him excessive then popped up into the air and behind him earlier than rolling into the online.
Pittsburgh performed with out captain Sidney Crosby, who sat out whereas coping with an upper-body harm. His standing going ahead is unsure.