New York, NY (Sports Network) - Ryan Callahan's goal with 2:18 remaining in
overtime erased more than eight years of Rangers frustration, allowing New
York to claim a 2-1 victory over Detroit at Madison Square Garden.
The winner was set up by defenseman Michael Del Zotto, who held the puck near
the blue line after a dish from Brandon Dubinsky up the left wing. He centered
for Callahan, whose rising wrister hit the back of the net just under the
It assured the Blueshirts their first win over their Original Six rivals since
October 25, 2003.
Brad Richards tallied in regulation for the Rangers, who have won two in a row
and four of six. Henrik Lundqvist won with 26 saves.
Henrik Zetterberg lit the lamp for the Red Wings, who skidded to their sixth
straight loss. Ty Conklin lost despite making 32 stops.
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