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Kreider returns, sparks Rangers to 5-3 win over Maple Leafs

Detroit Red Wings v New York Rangers
Posted at 11:21 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 23:21:25-05

Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad scored in a 6-second span late in the first period and the New York Rangers earned a 5-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Kreider and Zibanejad each had a goal and an assist. Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and two assists and Filip Chytil and Greg McKegg also scored for the Rangers.

Rookie goalie Igor Shesterkin made 27 saves to win for the fourth time in five starts this season.

Auston Matthews had two goals and John Tavares also scored and added an assist for the Maple Leafs.