NEW YORK — Sidney Crosby scored in his first game at Madison Square Garden and Mario Lemieux picked on a familiar opponent Monday night in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers.
Crosby — the game's first star — had never been in Manhattan before Sunday, but he looked totally comfortable on the ice as he scored his fifth goal in his 15th NHL game. Crosby has three goals and two assists through the first four games of the Penguins' longest road trip of the season.
He has scored a point in 13 games overall. Pittsburgh has won four of six after losing its first nine games (0-4-5).
Ziggy Palffy also scored, and Sebastien Caron made 35 saves in his sixth straight start for the Penguins (4-6-5), who rebounded from a 6-3 loss at Boston on Saturday and moved out of last place in the Atlantic Division. Lemieux has 61 goals and 71 assists in 68 games against the Rangers.
STARS 4, OILERS 0: At Dallas, Marty Turco made 16 saves for his 22nd career shutout and Junior Lessard scored his first NHL goal as Dallas ended Edmonton's five-game winning streak.
FLAMES 4, CANUCKS 3: At Calgary, Alberta, rookie defenseman Dion Phaneuf scored on a two-man advantage with 2:20 left in the third period to lead Calgary over Vancouver.
Jarome Iginla worked the puck to Phaneuf, who one-timed a hard slap shot from 40 feet past goaltender Alex Auld.
Iginla, Roman Hamrlik, and Chuck Kobasew also scored for the Flames (8-7-2), who posted their second home victory over their Northwest Division rivals in three nights. Steve Reinprecht added three assists.