x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Rangers play catch-up

The defenceman Kris Letang scores twice during a five-goal third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated to a 6-2 triumph over the New York Rangers.

The defenceman Kris Letang scored twice during a five-goal third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated to a 6-2 triumph over the New York Rangers. Petr Sykora also netted two goals and captain Sidney Crosby added a tally and two assists for the Penguins, who have won four of their last six games. Pittsburgh have improved to 9-0-2 in their last 11 home meetings with New York. Mike Cammalleri recorded his second career hat-trick as the Calgary Flames scored three times in the third period to post a 5-2 triumph over the Buffalo Sabres.

Nikolai Khabibulin made 36 saves and captain Jonathan Toews scored the winning goal as the Chicago Blackhawks began their season-high eight-game road trip with a 3-2 triumph over the Anaheim Ducks. JP Dumont scored a power-play goal just over two minutes into the third period to snap a tie as the Nashville Predators handed the Vancouver Canucks their seventh straight defeat by rallying to a 5-3 triumph.

Defencemen Dan Hamhuis and Ryan Suter recorded two assists apiece and rookie Pekka Rinne turned aside 27 shots for the Predators, who ended a three-game losing streak. * PA Sport