Rangers catching up to Hurricanes with win
The New York Rangers won 3-1 (1-0, 1-1, 1-0) against the Carolina Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup-kvartsfinal. New York has reduced the gap in the series that now stands at 2-1 in favour of Carolina.
The Rangers took the lead in the first period, with a goal scored by Mika Zibanejad. Artemi Panarin and Adam Fox assisted.
Chris Kreider scored early into the second period, assisted by Mika Zibanejad and Jake Trouba, to give the Rangers the lead.
Hurricanes' Nino Niederreiter tallied a goal halfway through, cutting the deficit to 2-1. Jordan Staal and Brendan Smith assisted.
In the third, Tyler Motte then scored with just one minute left, and sealed the win.
New York improves to 1–0–0, while Carolina drops to 2–0–0.
The teams will soon play again for Game 4 on Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.