Kreider returns, sparks Rangers to 5-3 win over Maple Leafs
Posted: 11:21 PM, Feb 05, 2020
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 31: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on January 31, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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.
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