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Rangers win Game 3 in OT, push Hurricanes to brink

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Rangers win Game 3 in OT, push Hurricanes to brink
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Andrei Svechnikov had tied it 2-2 for Carolina with 1:36 remaining within the third interval and goalie Pyotr Kochetkov pulled for the additional attacker, scoring on a rebound from the proper hash marks.

“That was type of a second life we bought there,” Hurricanes ahead Sebastian Aho mentioned. “However we had loads of possibilities to win that recreation earlier than that.”

Chris Kreider and Lafreniere scored, and Igor Shesterkin made 45 saves for the Rangers, who’re the No. 1 seed from the Metropolitan Division and are 7-0 within the playoffs. Panarin additionally had an help.

“It is unlucky they pull the goaltender, you are a minute and a half away from strolling away from it,” New York coach Peter Laviolette mentioned. “However the actuality is we actually appreciated the way in which we have been taking part in the sport, and we type of rode that out into the extra time.” 

Jake Guentzel scored for the Hurricanes, who’re the No. 2 seed from the Metropolitan Division, and Kochetkov made 22 saves in his first recreation of the playoffs.

Kochetkov had not performed since making 14 saves in a 4-2 win towards the Chicago Blackhawks on April 14. Frederik Andersen performed the primary two video games towards the Rangers and all of Carolina’s five-game collection towards the New York Islanders within the first spherical.

“It hurts, you’ve bought to be practical,” Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour mentioned. “They’re most likely as down as they’re ever going to be. You’ve bought to really feel that. That’s the keep-it-real a part of it. However you’ve bought to choose your self up and are available again tomorrow. We’re nonetheless taking part in.”

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