Talbot, Rangers blank Hurricanes for 6th straight win

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Cam Talbot made 18 saves in backstopping
the surging New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes
Sunday night in the back end of a home-and-home set.

Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period to give Talbot all the support he
needed. The backup goaltender, who signed a contract extension on Friday, has
three wins this season, all coming via shutout.

The Rangers won their season-high sixth straight game and continued their home
dominance against the Hurricanes, who have dropped eight in a row at Madison
Square Garden.

Anton Khudobin played well for Carolina, making 30 saves, but he still remains
in search of his first win this season.

The Hurricanes have lost eight of their last nine games overall.