Stanley Cup Playoffs: Rangers beat Canes, Avalanche defeat Stars

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The New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in double overtime to take 2-0 series lead. Vincent Trocheck scored a power-play goal at 7:24 of the second overtime to give New York the win against Carolina Hurricanes in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Alexis Lafreniere scored twice, Chris Kreider also had a power-play goal and Artemi Panarin added two assists for the Rangers, while Igor Shesterkin stopped a season-high 54 shots.

The Rangers will meet the Canes for Game 3 in Raleigh, North Carolina on Thursday.


The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Dallas Stars 4-3 in OT on Tuesday night in the opening game of their second-round Western Conference series at American Airlines Center. After trailing by three goals in the first period, Miles Wood scored the game-winner on a hard-charging backhander 11:03 into OT after getting the puck from Andrew Cogliano to help Colorado beat the top-seeded Stars. Cale Makar had a goal and two assists for Colorado, while Valerie Nichushkin had a goal and an assist.

Game 2 between the Avalanche and Stars is set for Thursday night in Dallas.

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