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Penguins send message to Rangers

Blueshirts are still in first place in the East, but they might not be the best team

Updated: March 16, 2012, 3:18 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Earlier this week, New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather declared the Pittsburgh Penguins "the best team in the league." Whether his comments were gamesmanship or genuine, he might be right.

In Sidney Crosby's heralded return, the Penguins dominated the Rangers 5-2 on Thursday night for their 10th straight win and delivered a distinct message to their Atlantic Division foes.

That staggering lead you once had? No longer safe.

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