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Fast, Lundqvist spur Rangers to victory

NEW YORK — Jesper Fast scored on a deflection in front with 1:42 to play and the Rangers rallied to beat the Bruins 2-1 on Monday night.

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Derick Brassard also scored in the third period and Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist had 32 saves, one a highlight-reel stop on Max Talbot, as New York beat Boston for only the fourth time in 12 meetings (4-8).

Jimmy Hayes scored for the Bruins, and Tuukka Rask had 28 saves.

Boston is 2-6-1 in its past nine games.

It marked the first time this season the Rangers have overcome a deficit at the start of the third and won in regulation. They were 0-11-2 coming in.

Lundqvist kept the score tied with a magnificent save on Talbot shortly after Brassard evened the score early in the third.

Around the league: Robyn Regehr, a defenseman who played 11 seasons in Calgary, signed so he could retire as a Flame. Regehr, 35, played 15 NHL seasons and won a Stanley Cup with the Kings in 2014. He has not played this season. … Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his left foot. … Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk rejoined the team after completing a conditioning assignment in the minors with AHL Rochester. He had missed 22 games with a lower-body injury.

at Rangers 0 0 2 2
Bruins 0 1 0 1

First PeriodNone. PenaltiesMegna, NYR (high-sticking), 8:56.

Second Period1, Boston, J.Hayes 10 (Spooner, Chara), 9:04. PenaltiesNone.

Third Period2, N.Y. Rangers, Brassard 15 (Zuccarello, McDonagh), :35. 3, N.Y. Rangers, Fast 7 (Yandle, Klein), 18:18. PenaltiesNone. Shots on GoalBoston 11-11-11—33. N.Y. Rangers 10-12-8—30. Power-play opportunitiesBoston 0 of 1; N.Y. Rangers 0 of 0. GoaliesBoston, Rask 14-12-4 (30 shots-28 saves). N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 19-11-4 (33-32). A18,006 (18,006). T2:21. Referees—Steve Kozari, Dan O'Rourke. LinesmenSteve Miller, Brian Murphy.

Fast, Lundqvist spur Rangers to victory 01/11/16 [Last modified: Monday, January 11, 2016 10:21pm]
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