Lundqvist makes 27 saves, Rangers win third in row
New York Rangers Keith Yandle (93) clears the puck in front of goalie Henrik Lundqvist in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
NEW YORK (AP) Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and the New York Rangers posted their first three-game winning streak since November with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
Kevin Klein, who broke a thumb last week, scored for the first time in 28 games and the streaking J.T. Miller scored for the ninth time in 10 games while the Rangers beat the Devils for the first time in three games this season.
This win came with captain Ryan McDonagh sidelined with a concussion. It was New York's fifth straight win at Madison Square Garden, and the Rangers are 7-3 in their last 10 overall.
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Cory Schneider made 35 saves for New Jersey, which lost its third straight (0-1-2). Travis Zajac scored a short-handed goal with 2:17 left to spoil Lundqvist's shutout bid.