New York-Detroit: Rangers Lose to Red Wings; Second Roster Cuts to Come

September 26th, 2010 by nick p Leave a reply »
Today, the Rangers played their third preseason game of 2010-11 against the Detroit Red Wings. After two excellent overtime victories over the New Jersey Devils, the Rangers took their first preseason loss to the Red Wings.

For anyone that missed the game, here is a goal-by-goal box score.

First Period

1:45: Dan Cleary knocks a rebound past Martin Biron to give Detroit a 1-0 lead.

3:55: Henrik Zetterberg fires the puck past Biron to give Detroit an early 2-0 lead.

8:35: Sean Avery receives a pass from Todd White, and scores a spin-o-rama type goal in front of the net, cutting the lead to 2-1.

Second Period

5:42: Brian Rafalski scores a goal from the point, giving the Red Wings a 3-1 lead.

11:37: Erik Christensen fires a wrist shot past Detroit netminder Jimmy Howard, cutting Detroit's lead to 3-2.

12:04: Less than 30 seconds later, Artem Anisimov puts a two-on-one pass from Alexander Frolov to tie the game at 3-3.

Third Period

4:08: Thomas Holmstrom finds a hole to the right side of Rangers goalie Chad Johnson, giving Detroit the 4-3 lead.


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