Panarin helps Shesterkin win NHL debut, Rangers beat Avs 5-3
Posted: 11:39 PM, Jan 07, 2020
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: Artemi Panarin #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his empty net goal against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden on January 07, 2020 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Avalanche 5-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Igor Shesterkin stopped 29 shots to win his NHL debut, and the New York Rangers beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3.
Mika Zibanejad and Ryan Strome each had a goal and an assist, and Chris Kreider and Brady Skjei also scored for New York.
Jesper Fast had three assists and Tony DeAngelo added two. J.T. Compher scored twice and Nathan MacKinnon had a goal in his 500th game for Colorado, which has lost two straight.
Andrei Burakovsky had two assists and Philipp Grubauer finished with 24 saves.
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)