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Backup Goalie Carries Rangers Past Flyers

Valiquette nearly perfect after taking over in second period

(Newser) - Stephen Valiquette got the win today in relief of Rangers star netminder Henrik Lundqvist, as New York edged Philadelphia 5-4 in the overtime shootout, reports AP. After a wild first period that saw six goals, both backup goalies settled things down, allowing one goal between them the rest of the... More »

Rangers Deal Flyers First Home Defeat

Philly loses 4-3 shootout after rookie ties it late; Gomez, Avery shine

(Newser) - Philadelphia fell to 6-1 at home after their first shootout of the season, which was won by New York's Brendan Shanahan. The game was a wild one, with ties at 1-1, 2-2, and 3-3. Rookie Denis Tulpeko snuck one under Rangers netminder Henrik Lundquist halfway through the third period for... More »

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