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It seems like every season the New York Rangers are the “New Look Rangers”, but when the Rangers are winning on the road against tough teams early in the season, the New look is always a good one.
After an impressive 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night where all there scoring came in the third period, the New York Rangers late (very late) magic struck again Thursday night against the Calgary Flames. With the score tied 2-2 and time winding down in overtime, Brandon Dubinsky moved the puck into Calgary’s zone and dropped it back to defenseman, Dan Girardi, who shot the puck wide off the boards and right of Calgary goalie, Henrik Karlsson. Young defenseman Ryan McDonagh was in the right place at the right time and buried the rebound with two seconds left, giving the Rangers their second straight road win, 3-2.
Henrik Lundqvist was once again impressive with 33 saves after a stellar, 40 save shutout against the Canucks. Undoubtedly his two best saves came in the third period, stopping Jay Bouwmeester’s slap shot and then Curtis Glencross’ rebound, keeping the game tied.
All the scoring for both teams came in the first period. Marian Gaboriki started things off with his fourth goal of the season and Brandon Prust followed suit later in the period with his second goal of the season.
The New York Rangers have now picked up at least one point in four of their first five games. Their Canadian road trip continues Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets.