Kreider, Rangers complete comeback against Senators

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OTTAWA — The New York Rangers scored three goals late in the third period in a 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday.

Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist, Ryan Lindgren and Barclay Goodrow scored, and Alexander Georgiev made 26 saves for the Rangers (4-1-1), who extended their winning streak to four games.

Nick Paul and Josh Norris scored for the Senators (2-3-0). Anton Forsberg allowed two goals on three shots in relief of Matt Murray (22 saves), who was injured late in the third period.

The Rangers scored three goals in a span of 3:20. Kreider tapped in a cross-ice pass from Artemi Panarin on the power play to cut it to 2-1 at 14:37 of the third. Lindgren finished a cross-ice pass from Adam Fox at the edge of the crease to tie it 2-2 at 15:52.

Goodrow tipped a shot from Sammy Blais for a 3-2 lead at 17:57.

Paul took a centering pass from Tim Stutzle and scored with a snap shot from the slot to give the Senators a 1-0 lead 41 seconds into the game.

Norris scored on a wrist shot from the top of the right faceoff circle, which went under Georgiev’s right pad to make it 2-0 at 1:04 of the third.
 

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