Some early penalties and a goaltending gaffe permitted the New York Ranger

to secure a 5-3 victory over the Penguins last night

and force a game seven tomorrow night at Madison Square Garden.

After the Pens made up a 2-0 lead in the first period, the Rangers rattled off three straight in the second half.

The first two came from Mika Zibanejad. The first was a power play goal a ------>

Evan Rodrigues was caught revenging from across-check by Rangers defenseman Ryan Lingren.

The second of Zibanejad’s goals came lower than two minutes after.

Kris Kreider gave the Rangers a 3-2 lead later on, but Evgeni Malkin tied it up at three each to end the second period.

In the third period, Kreider scored on a answer late for the game winning goal,

with Andrew Copp scoring an insurance goal with lower than a minute to go.