On Tuesday, the New York Rangers produced one of their most complete efforts in a while. Now, the key is following it up with another similar showing.
The Rangers get their opportunity for another win Thursday night when they host the Buffalo Sabres.
New York is looking to get consecutive wins for the first time since winning three straight Dec. 15-19. The Rangers are 4-5-2 in their last 11 games since then but are coming off a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday.
It was the first time the Rangers reached five goals since Dec. 9 against the New Jersey Devils and the first instance they won by more than three goals since beating the Carolina Hurricanes on Dec. 1.
"I think when you walked in the locker room today, you could tell everyone had a little chip on their shoulder and we had something to prove," Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei said. "We really wanted to focus on our defense and eliminating their odd-man rushes and I think we did that. We ended up scoring five goals and playing good team defense." << Read more
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