PENGUINS – RANGERS IN ROUND 1
Brandon Sutter scored two goals leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres tonight as the Penguins clinched a 9th straight playoff appearance.
Marc Andre Fleury picked up his 10th shutout of the season.
The Penguins in earning the second wildcard seed get a daunting matchup against the New York Rangers. The Rangers won the Presidents trophy with 113 points.
The series is expected to begin on Thursday at MSG.
EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF FIELD
*New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
*Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders
*Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators
*Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings
*= Home Ice in round 1