June 25, 2022

New York Rangers’ Chris Kreider (20) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) through the first interval of NHL motion in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 6, 2022.FRED GREENSLADE/The Canadian Press

One of many NHL’s high marksmen led the New York Rangers to victory as soon as once more.

Ahead Chris Kreider added one other two objectives as New York defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 Sunday night time. Kreider is tied for second within the NHL scoring lead.

Mike Zibanejad and Barclay Goodrow additionally scored for the Rangers (36-15-5), which obtained 45 saves from Igor Shesterkin. Artemi Panarin and former Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba had two assists apiece for New York.

Nikolaj Ehlers scored the one purpose for the Jets (24-22-10) whereas goalie Connor Hellebuyck stopped 18-of-22 photographs.

Kreider scored his second purpose — and thirty eighth of the season — after beating Jets defenceman Mike Schmidt to the puck. He then scored on the backhand to present the Rangers a 3-1 margin at 6:21 of the third.

Zibanejad deflected Trouba’s slapshot from the purpose to extend the result in 4-1 and put the sport away at 9:32.

Ehlers pulled the Jets to inside 2-1 with a power-play purpose on the 13:34 mark of the second interval.

New York took a 2-0 lead into the second interval.

Kreider, who was on Hellebuyck’s doorstep, scored on the ability play with 2:32 left within the opening 20 minutes. Kreider pounced on the puck that had deflected off a Jets participant on an tried go from Panarin and slid a back-handed shot previous Hellebuyck.

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The Rangers opened the scoring early within the first. Goodrow tipped an ideal go from Trouba previous Hellebuyck at 2:01. The Jets goalie had no probability.

Winnipeg scored as soon as on six power-play alternatives. The Rangers scored on considered one of two man benefits.

It was the third of a four-game homestand for the Jets, who play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

It was the primary of a four-game highway journey for the Rangers, who face the Wild in Minnesota on Tuesday.