Rangers stay hot at home with win over Pens

Brad Richards had a goal and two assists and 3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on 1-1 at home this season.

It's the best home start for the Rangers since the 1992-93 season, when they went 7-1-1 to start the season.

Ryan Callahan, John Mitchell and Marian Gaborik also scored for New York and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves.

The Rangers improved to 10-2-0 since October 31 and moved within three points of Pittsburgh for first place in the Atlantic Division.

Sidney Crosby had two more assists for the Penguins, who got goals from James Neal, Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis. Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on 30 shots in Pittsburgh's first loss in regulation since Crosby's return last week (3-1-1).