Mike Rupp endeared himself to Pens fans during this year's Winter Classic, but now he'll be facing off against them.
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The Rangers, meanwhile, have been flying high, winning seven of their last eight. Henrik Lundqvist has helped lead the way, allowing only six goals in his past five games. Marian Gaborik has led them offensively - he hasn't scored in three games, but he had seven goals in his five games before that.
Former Penguin Mike Rupp should receive a warm welcome home - he played for the Pens for two seasons before 2011-12, and last weekend in the Winter Classic, he made waves by imitating Penguin villain Jaromir Jagr's signature salute.