Dylan Larkin scored with 5.1 seconds remaining in additional time, capping a powerful late comeback by the Detroit Purple Wings in a Three-2 victory over the visiting Rangers on Friday evening.
Andreas Athanasiou, who had tied the sport with 2 minutes 2 seconds remaining within the third interval, backhanded a cross to Larkin, who redirected the puck previous Henrik Lundqvist for his seventh aim of the season. The Rangers had been main by 2-Zero after two durations, however their four-game profitable streak got here to an finish.
Detroit has gained 5 of its final six video games after profitable simply certainly one of its first 10.
The Rangers scored twice, 40 seconds aside, whereas Detroit’s Jacob de la Rose was serving a double minor for high-sticking. Kevin Shattenkirk beat goaltender Jimmy Howard with a wrist shot from the highest of the left circle. Then, with de la Rose nonetheless within the field, Neal Pionk’s perimeter shot appeared to deflect off a Detroit participant on its means in.
Lundqvist’s bid for his first shutout in practically a 12 months ended with 18:14 left within the third. Gustav Nyquist took the puck from Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith and fed Justin Abdelkader on the doorstep for a straightforward aim.
MAPLE LEAFS 6, DEVILS 1 John Tavares scored his ninth aim of the season, Patrick Marleau had his 600th N.H.L. help, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the visiting Devils.
Nazem Kadri, Connor Brown, Andreas Johnsson, Morgan Rielly and Tyler Ennis additionally scored, and Frederik Andersen made 38 saves. Toronto improved to 11-5-Zero with its third straight victory.
Travis Zajac scored for the Devils. Taking part in their sixth sport on a seven-game journey, the Devils have gained simply two of their final 10 video games. They’re 1-5 on the journey and have been outscored by 29-15.