New York Rangers, Mats Zuccarello
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The New York Rangers have now started a perfect 3-0 after their 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in their home opener at MSG.

New York Rangers 5 (3-0, 6 pts) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2 (0-2, 0 pts)

3 Stars of the Game:

  1. Lundqvist (Rangers – G): Saves: 37, Save Pct.: .949
  2. Lindberg (Rangers – C): Goals: 2, Assists: 0
  3. Stalberg (Rangers – LW): Goals: 0, Assists: 2

By Robby Sabo

You simply cannot stop Oscar Lindberg, you can only hope to contain him.

The rookie center who’s in between J.T. Miller and Viktor Stalberg on the New York Rangers’ third-line tallied two more goals to his 2015-16 NHL ledger for a grand total of four on the season.

The kid has four goals over his first three career games.

He helped New York come away with the 5-2 victory in their home opener. They’re now a perfect 3-0 on the season and have beaten the Columbus Blue Jackets in two straight nights.

Henrik Lundqvist was stellar once again. He stopped 37 shots on a night it appeared he saw everything come his direction.

His night also included this save, one that’ll be thrown into the discussion for save of the year:

Here were some of the pregame festivities at MSG:

The Blueshirts will take the next two days off prior to hosting the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

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Robby Sabo is a co-founder, CEO and credentialed New York Jets content creator for Jets X-Factor - Jet X, which includes Sabo's Sessions (in-depth film breakdowns) and Sabo with the Jets. Host: Underdog Jets Podcast with Wayne Chrebet and Sabo Radio. Member: Pro Football Writers of America. Coach: Port Jervis (NY) High School. Washed up strong safety and 400M runner. SEO: XL Media. Founder: Elite Sports NY - ESNY (Sold in 2020). SEO: XL Media. Email: robby.sabo[at]