Rangers top Panthers in OT in Game 2, even Eastern Final

Goodrow took a cross on the high of the slot from Vincent Trocheck on the frenzy and beat Sergei Bobrovsky on a wrist shot.

“I do not actually keep in mind precisely the way it went in,” Goodrow stated. “I simply keep in mind Trocheck made an incredible cross to me and [Will Cuylle] was driving to the online, opening up the lane, so it was an incredible play by these two … It feels good, I feel, at any time when you are able to do one thing to assist your crew. Clearly, I feel we performed a reasonably good recreation tonight, and it was good to get rewarded with the win.”

The objective got here shortly after Goodrow gained a face-off within the defensive zone.

“All people is aware of what he brings to the crew,” Trocheck stated of Goodrow. “Each evening, he’ll deliver the identical recreation. We use him in all completely different conditions. … In these playoffs, he is been excellent for us on each ends of the ice.”

The very best-of-7 sequence is tied 1-1. Sport 3 can be in Dawn, Florida, on Sunday (3 p.m. ET; ABC, ESPN+, SN, TVAS, CBC).

Trocheck had a objective and an help, and Igor Shesterkin made 26 saves for the Rangers, the No. 1 seed from the Metropolitan Division. New York is 3-0 in extra time this postseason.

“In extra time, you are simply in search of that one,” Rangers defenseman Adam Fox stated. “… You know the way massive of a objective it’s to make the sequence 1-1 relatively than 2-0. It is large and also you’re excited to see that one go in.”