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Two Goals From Jimmy Vesey Fuel Rangers’ Win Over Capitals
23.10.2016 20:50

Jimmy Vesey rookie scored the tying and go-ahead goal three minutes into the second period Saturday night interval to lead the Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals. blackhawks jersey.

Rick Nash scored a goal late empty net and had a help. Brandon Pirri also scored a second three-goal return that began the Rangers two goals en route to their first win of the road.

Alex Ovechkin scored his third goal of the season to give Washington a 2-0 lead in the first. Lars Eller added his first goal as a member of the Capitals, who had won three straight and have failed to win at least one point for the first time this season.

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves. Braden Holtby stopped 22 shots for Washington.

After the goal Pirri early in the second period cut the deficit in half, two goals from Vesey put Rangers 3-2 with 5 minutes 38 seconds.

The first, Nash took a rebound off the pads of Holtby before the crease and Vesey found on the right for a shot from the simple wrist. It was the first goal in Rangers play in three attempts in the night, and their third in 17 chances this season.

Vesey has done most of the work himself on the second, taking a pass from Mats Zuccarello on the left, turn around defenseman Karl Alzner then beat Holtby with a backhand to close in his third goal of the season.

best chance for Washington to tie came just before the middle of the third period, when Lundqvist denied T. J. Oshie and Ovechkin in quick succession from in close.

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