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Tarasov wins first NHL win for Blue Jackets against Rangers

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New YorkDaniil Tarasov Notching 30 saves in his first NHL victory, the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New York Rangers 5-1 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

“It was amazing,” said Tarasov. “It’s special to me. Everyone helped me a lot.”

The 23-year-old has allowed nine goals on 82 shots in his first two games of the season after averaging 2.40 goals in four games (three starts) last season and finishing 0-2-0 with a .937 save percentage. I was.

“I thought Daniil was an outstanding player at the net,” said Blue Jackets manager Brad Larsen.

VIDEO: CBJ@NYR: Tarasov makes 30 saves in first career win

Zach Werenski, Andrew Peake, Yegor Chinakhov, Eric Robinson Kent Johnson scored for Columbus (3-4-0) in a 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Jakub Voracek When Jack Rothrowicz Each gave two assists Liam Fordymade its season debut.

“By the committee, we’re going to have to do it that way, and they know it,” Larsen said. Had great legs.You can see in the first period that he was challenging the D-Men with his legs.It’s a big night for us.”

artemi panarin Scoring (3-2-1) in New York extended his points streak to 6 games (4 goals, 8 assists). It is the longest for a Rangers player to start the season since Marian Gaborik’s eight-game streak in 2009-10.

“Obviously not good enough. We weren’t good enough. We were slow. I didn’t like the way we played. I like that the team is an aggressive forecheck team, I didn’t see much of that, I thought we were behind all night, games back to back from the team that did

Yaroslav Halak 16 saves. He has lost his first two starts of the season, including allowing three goals on 33 shots in a 4–1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on October 14.

“Their goalkeeper overwhelmed me,” Halak said. “We need to do better next game. Hopefully we can help everyone win the game and score some points. It wasn’t the best tonight.”


Panarin scored with one second left to go 5-3, cutting the Blue Jackets’ lead to 3-1 at 18:44 of the second period.

Rangers continued to press after his goal, with three more shots and seven attempts in the final 76 seconds of the period, but Tarasov and the Blue Jackets took a two-goal lead going into the second intermission. maintained.

The Rangers were then restricted to six shots and no points in the third period. This was a vastly different result from Saturday, when the Blue Jackets failed to hold on to his 3–1 lead and Pittsburgh scored his five unanswered goals, including his two in the second period. And three on the third.

Blue Jackets captain: “We had to learn from last night and tonight we were in the same position and a few goals behind” boone jenner Said. “And now we’re on the other side of it. Keep playing and you’ll have more chances. I think that’s why a few people were late.”

Robinson made it 4-1 at 14:13 in the third period. Eric Gudbransonshot from above the right face-off circle. Johnson scored 44 seconds later to give Columbus a 5–1 lead.

“This is not Halak’s fault. It’s not Halak’s fault,” Gallant said. “I didn’t like the body language of the players. I really didn’t like it. You could see it. When it was 3-1, some early in the third We had a really good chance and didn’t fill it.

VIDEO: CBJ@NYR: Robinson redirects shot for 4-1 lead in third

Werenski scored from under the right faceoff circle to give Columbus a 1–0 lead at 17:54 of the first period.

At 1:42 of the second period, a wrist shot from a rush from the right circle made the peak 2-0, and at 9:00, Chinahoff extended the lead to 3-0 with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle. . .

“I will say what I said in my speech in the locker room today was the winning mentality of the whole team,” Tarasov said. did it.”

Note: The Rangers played most of the game with 11 forwards. Philip Chitil He suffered an upper body injury at 1:32 of the first period. Kittil is living her days, Gallant said. … Columbus played most of his last two periods with his five-man defense. Nick Blankenberg After playing one shift in the second period, he suffered an upper body injury.