Penguins Vs. Rangers: Sidney Crosby Notches Assist In 10th Straight Pittsburgh Win

Sidney Crosby notched an assist on Chris Kunitz's third period goal and Kris Letang put in 19:06 worth of work as the Pittsburgh Penguins won their 10th straight game — this one a huge victory over the New York Rangers. The 5-2 win moves Pittsburgh within four points -- with one game in hand, too -- of the Rangers for first place in the Atlantic Division and the Eastern Conference.

Crosby and Letang were big parts of the win, but it was a full team effort for Pittsburgh. Matt Cooke scored two goals and Evgeni Malkin notched a goal and an assist in carrying the Pens to victory. Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves and turned the calendar on a full month without a loss. His last defeat came on Feb. 15.

Here's a look at Crosby's helper, via NHL.com:

The Penguins are back in action Saturday against the New Jersey Devils. New York hosts the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday evening.

For more on the Pens, check in with SB Nation Pittsburgh and Pensburgh. For more on the Rangers, check in with Blueshirt Banter and SB Nation New York.

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