Rangers take down Bruins, 7-4, securing NHL-leading 15th win of season

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Vesey’s objective put the Rangers forward late within the second interval, Chris Kreider scored twice and Jonathan Fast made 27 saves as New York beat the Boston Bruins 7-4 on Saturday in a matchup of the highest groups within the Jap Convention.

Vesey’s fourth objective of the season got here throughout a delayed penalty at 16:37 off a scramble in entrance of the Boston web. It gave the Rangers the result in keep en path to their seventh win in eight video games.

Kreider scored on the ability play and short-handed and leads the Rangers with 13 targets.

Nick Bonino, Ok’Andre Miller, Tyler Pitlick and Artemi Panarin additionally scored for New York. Vincent Trocheck had two assists for the Rangers (15-3-1), who’re 13-1-1 of their final 15 video games and have 15 wins in 19 or fewer video games for the primary time in franchise historical past.

Charlie Coyle scored twice for Boston (14-3-3), which was coming off a 5-2 loss to visiting Detroit on Friday. Morgan Geekie and David Pastrnak additionally scored for the Bruins.

Fast continued his sterling begin as a Ranger, bettering to 6-0-1. The 37-year-old signed as a free agent final summer season.

Bonino opened the scoring together with his first objective as a Ranger, whipping the puck previous goaltender Linus Ullmark at 5:58 of the primary. Kreider made it 2-0 at 10:56 with the 99th power-play objective of his profession.

Boston didn’t document its first shot till greater than 13 minutes had elapsed within the first, however the Bruins then scored two fast targets to tie it.

Coyle scored at 13:50 when he picked up his personal rebound, and Geekie rifled a shot previous Fast at 14:14.

Kreider put the Rangers forward 3-2 with a short-handed rating at 18:41 of the primary, bursting in alone on Ullmark. With 278 profession targets, Kreider is 2 behind Adam Graves for third in Rangers historical past.

Pastrnak scored 26 seconds into the center interval on the ability play to tie the sport at 3-all. Pastrnak leads Boston with 13 targets and 31 factors.

After Vesey’s go-ahead objective, Miller added his second of the season at 19:36 of the second.

Within the third, Pitlick elevated the result in 6-3 at 1:26 together with his first objective as a Ranger earlier than Boston’s Coyle scored his second of the sport and ninth of the season at 2:29. Panarin made it 7-4 together with his eleventh objective at 4:36.

New York improved to 8-1-0 in opposition to Jap Convention opponents this season.


Bruins: At Columbus on Monday.

Rangers: Host Buffalo on Monday.

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