Gaborik Scores 2 Goals, lifts Rangers Over Devils
Marian Gaborik snapped a third-period tie with the first of his two goals and then sealed New York’s win with an empty-netter as the Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Gaborik, who reached 600 NHL points with his first goal, also helped set up Artem Anisimov’s second-period tally that tied the game 1-1. New York (20-9-4) won its second straight and broke the Devils’ four-game winning streak in the first of six meetings between Atlantic Division rivals.
Anisimov also had an assist, Carl Hagelin added a short-handed goal, and Derek Stepan chipped in three assists for the Rangers. Travis Zajac’s first goal of the season gave the Devils a 1-0 lead in the first period.
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