PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s official, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the New York Rangers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The National Hockey League tweeted the news around 9:30 Sunday night.
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This news comes following the Islanders’ loss to the Flyers.
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This will be the third straight postseason in which the Penguins and Rangers will face off.
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