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SportGeorgiev's 55 saves help Rangers cool off Leafs 4-1

05:30  11 february  2019
05:30  11 february  2019 Source:   ap.org

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NEW YORK — Alexandar Georgiev had a career-high 55 saves to lead the New York Rangers over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Sunday night.

Mika Zibanejad, Jimmy Vesey and Adam McQuaid scored for the Rangers, who finished their five-game homestand at 2-2-1. Kevin Hayes added an empty-netter, and Mats Zuccarello and Chris Kreider each had two assists.

Kasperi Kapanen scored for the Maple Leafs, who had their four-game winning streak snapped.

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The Rangers are coming off a 4 -3 win at Nashville on Saturday night. The victory snapped a three-game skid, but the team has earned points in eight of its last 10 games. Marc Staal and Jesper Fast scored third periods goals as the Rangers overcame a 3-2 deficit to beat the Predators.

Toronto had a season-high 56 shots, forcing Georgiev to be at his best throughout. He is the seventh goalie in franchise history with 50 or more saves in a game. The previous goalie to do it was Henrik Lundqvist last year.

The Rangers penalty killers also helped to slow down the Maple Leafs. Toronto went 0 for 4 on the power play despite managing 23 shots.

Leading 2-1 in the third period, McQuaid gave the Rangers some insurance when he scored from the point at 11:59 for his second goal of the season.

The Rangers, who were blanked by Carolina on Friday, got off to a fast start against the Leafs.

Kreider sent a pass from behind the net to Zuccarello, who was alone in front. Toronto backup goalie Garret Sparks stopped Zuccarello twice, but the loose puck went to Zibanejad, who scored his 23rd of the season just 28 seconds into the game.

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The Rangers are coming off a 4 -3 win at Nashville on Saturday night. The victory snapped a three-game skid, but the team has earned points in eight of its last 10 games. Marc Staal and Jesper Fast scored third periods goals as the Rangers overcame a 3-2 deficit to beat the Predators.

The Rangers are coming off a 4 -3 win at Nashville on Saturday night. The victory snapped a three-game skid, but the team has earned points in eight of its last 10 games. Marc Staal and Jesper Fast scored third periods goals as the Rangers overcame a 3-2 deficit to beat the Predators.

Given the early lead, Georgiev was sharp in making several stellar saves on the Maple Leafs' power play a couple of minutes later.

The Maple Leafs kept up the pressure and tied the game halfway through the period. Defenseman Tony DeAngelo had his pass intercepted by Kapanen, who skated in on a breakaway and scored his 16th of the season at 10:35.

Despite being badly outshot, the Rangers took a 2-1 lead after killing off another penalty. Ryan Strome entered the zone and sent a pass to Kreider. Kreider sent a cross-ice pass to Vesey, who wristed it past Sparks for his 12th of the season at 14:05.

NOTES: Zuccarello has 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) in 11 games since Jan. 12. ... The Maple Leafs activated forward Tyler Ennis from injured reserve, but he was scratched. He has been out since late December with an ankle injury. ... Defenseman Neal Pionk was back in the lineup and forward Vinni Lettieri was scratched by the Rangers.

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Backup goalie Alexandar Georgiev made 37 saves on 42 shots. Rangers coach David Quinn may not want to make too many lineup changes when his streaking squad hits the ice Friday afternoon in The Rangers are on a five-game home winning streak since a 4 - 1 loss to the Calgary Flames on Oct.

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Maple Leafs: Continue six-game trip on Tuesday night at Colorado.

Rangers: Start four-game trip on Tuesday night at Winnipeg.

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Georgiev's 31 saves spark Rangers to 6-2 win over Sabres.
Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots, including 13 in the final period, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. BOX SCORE: RANGERS 6, SABRES 2 "It was a relief for about four minutes because for 56 of them it was a one-goal game, and playoff-type hockey," Quinn said. "Seriously, we're on the thread trying to get into the playoff picture, and they're there," he added. "There was a lot at stake especially when you're this deep into the season." The Rangers put it away when Pavel Buchnevich and Namestnikov scored eight seconds apart to make it 5-2 with 3:53 remaining.

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