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NHL: Mats Zuccarello, Henrik Lundqvist lift New York Rangers over Detroit Red Wings


The Associated Press

First published Jan 16 2014 10:48PM
Updated Jan 17, 2014 08:43PM

New York • Mats Zuccarello broke up a scoreless duel between two Olympic goalies when he scored with 5:58 remaining, lifting the New York Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

Zuccarello floated a puck over Detroit’s Jimmy Howard when he drove to the net, putting New York’s 45th shot of the night into the net. That was enough for Henrik Lundqvist to earn his third shutout of the season and 48th in his NHL career. Lundqvist, who made his sixth straight start, stopped 38 shots.

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