The New York Rangers have been almost unbeatable of late and although Saturday’s 2-1 shootout victory in Ottawa wasn’t the prettiest of their eight straight wins, they’ll gladly take it.
Karlsson’s goal was a beauty, but the clumsy celebration is what had people talking.
Following the hit, Kreider and Smith dropped the gloves, but it was Kreider who picked up the extra two-minute instigator penalty and 10-minute misconduct.
The game remained tied after regulation and overtime.
Stepan summed up the game perfectly:
The Rangers equaled and surpassed some impressive marks in the process: