Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games
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[November 01, 2017]
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of the National Hockey
League games on Tuesday:
Rangers 6, Golden Knights 4
Mika Zibanejad had a goal and two assists in the third period as the
New York Rangers erased a two-goal deficit in the final 20 minutes
to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-4 on Tuesday on an emotional
day in New York that had players distracted in the hours leading to
A terror attack in lower Manhattan early in the afternoon -- an area
frequented by many Rangers players and their families -- cast a pall
over the proceedings at Madison Square Garden a few hours later.
David Perron scored on a penalty shot to give the Knights a 4-2
advantage heading into the final period despite Vegas playing with a
Chris Kreider scored on the first half of a Perron's double minor at
5:31 of the third period, and Pavel Buchnevich tied the game at even
strength at 9:26.
Zibanejad later ripped a shot that ricocheted off the knob of the
stick of Maxime Lagace, who made 32 saves in his first NHL start,
and into the net to give the Rangers a 5-4 lead at 14:11.
Jets 2, Wild 1
Kyle Connor scored an early goal, and Connor Hellebuyck made 28
saves as Winnipeg beat Minnesota.
Nikolaj Ehlers also scored late as the Jets beat Minnesota for the
second time in October. Winnipeg has gone five consecutive games
without a regulation loss (3-0-2).
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Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) smiles after being named the
first star after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights at Madison
Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports
The Wild got 17 saves from goalie Alex Stalock and a second career
goal from Luke Kunin but saw their two-game winning streak snapped.
Red Wings 5, Coyotes 3
Dylan Larkin collected a goal and an assist and Anthony Mantha
netted his team-high fifth goal as Detroit defeated Arizona.
The Red Wings won for the second straight game, while the Coyotes,
who have just one win, saw their bid for two straight wins dashed.
Arizona goalie Scott Wedgewood made 35 saves.
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