Marian Gaborik and the New York Rangers Destroy Edmonton Oilers in Wild Game

November 14th, 2010 by Nick Perri Leave a reply »
Today, the New York Rangers took on the Edmonton Oilers in their final game of a four-game home stand. At Madison Square Garden it was "Kids Day" as families piled in to watch a hockey game between the New York Rangers and the Edmonton Oilers. Well, those fans got to watch more than just a hockey game.

The Rangers dominated the Oilers, defeating Edmonton 8-2.

Marian Gaborik played in his second game since returning from a shoulder injury on Thursday, and he was, as expected, the best player on the ice. Gaborik scored his 11th hat-trick of his career, and he added an assist in the win.


Marian Gaborik

His first goal came early in the first period after he jammed the puck between the legs of Oilers goaltender, Nikolai Khabibulan, and into the back of the net. (Gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead.)

His second goal came on a breakaway in the second period. Gaborik received an outlet pass coming from Erik Christensen, and Gaborik moved around Khabibulan, and flipped the puck into the back of the net for his second goal of the game. (Tied game 2-2.)

His hat-trick goal came late in the game with th ...

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