Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Kevin Klein’s goal with 2:18 remaining in
overtime capped a furious New York Rangers comeback that produced a 4-3
victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center.
The Rangers trailed 3-1 nearing the midway mark of the third period before
forcing overtime on goals by Chris Mueller and Rick Nash. Henrik Lundqvist
also helped bring on the extra session with a 28-save effort that included
several key stops late in regulation.
Chris Kreider set up Klein’s game-winner and scored earlier for New York,
while Mueller also chipped in an assist in the Rangers’ third straight
All three New Jersey tallies came via the power play, with Jaromir Jagr and
Adam Henrique finishing with a goal and an assist and Jon Merrill lighting the
lamp as well.
Cory Schneider, burned for eight goals in the Devils’ two consecutive defeats
coming in, allowed four on 25 shots in this one.