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Filip Chytil struggled early on this season for the New York Rangers, but now, he is tearing it up with four goals in four games.
However this no ordinary four-game goal streak. With his goal tonight, Filip Chytil became the first teenager in Rangers history to put up a four-game goal streak.
.@VallysView was pretty impressed with Filip Chytil's goal tonight.
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Chytil’s goal came 4:32 into the period after receiving a neutral zone pass from Brendan Smith. Using Stars defenseman Joel Hanley as a screen, Chytil snapped the shot near the top of the right faceoff circle, glove side on goaltender Anton Khudobin to give the Rangers their first lead of the game and, bring his goal streak to four straight games.
The streak began a week ago tonight against the Vancouver Canucks. His goal then tied that game at one on the power-play, a game the Rangers won 2-1. Chytil’s second goal game against the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center in a last ditch effort to get the Rangers back in the game. For his third goal, Chytil scored against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night to become the Rangers first teenager to score in three straight games, the Blueshirts won that game 4-2. Chytil added to that historic streak tonight and could continue to make more in the Blueshirts next game.
The Rangers were able to hold on and defend the lead that the 19-year-old gave them. He is rewarding head coach David Quinn for the extra ice-time he is receiving and looks more confident with every shift he takes.
Chytil’s next opportunity to continue adding to this streak will come on Wednesday night when the Rangers look for revenge in their rematch with the Islanders.