Rangers Nip Flyers 3-2 in Shootout | NBC New York

Rangers Nip Flyers 3-2 in Shootout



    Flyers center Ryan White leaps to let the puck pass as he screens Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist during the second period. (AP Photo /Tom Mihalek)

    Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored in a shootout to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

    Keith Yandle tied it with 12.9 seconds left in regulation and Chris Kreider also scored in regulation for the Rangers, who won consecutive games for just the second time since Nov. 15.

    Ryan White scored and Shayne Gostisbehere had a goal and an assist in regulation for the Flyers, who had won three straight. The Rangers improved to 3-2 in tiereakers this season while Philadelphia dropped to 2-5.

    Philadelphia's Sam Gagner shot high and Claude Giroux was stopped by Henrik Lundqvist in the tiebreaker.

    New York lost captain Ryan McDonagh midway through the first period when he was knocked out by Wayne Simmonds' punch. 

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