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New York Rangers’ Michael Grabner, Derek Stepan Team Up For Shorthanded Goal (Video)

The New York Rangers picked up a beautiful shorthanded goal in Boston on Saturday night when Michael Grabner and Derek Stepan teamed up.

Nobody’s hotter than the New York Rangers right now. Winners of their last three games while boasting the NHL’s best goals per game average (4.08), the first-place Blueshirts have been riding high. 

On Saturday night, their task is another hot team in the Boston Bruins, winners of three straight games themselves. Additionally, Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask is a perfect 6-0 on the season.

Through 22:18 of play, it hasn’t mattered how hot the Bruins have been because New York owns a 3-1 second-period lead. Two of the goals have come via the shorthanded variety. Kevin Hayes‘s shorty early in the second provided the Rangers with their third goal, but the beauty came late in the first when Michael Grabner and Derek Stepan teamed up (video above).

Grabner started the play with the deflection and then busted out to create the 2-on-1.

The Rangers first goal of the game came from Nick Holden, who scored his first as a Ranger:

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