It was an emotional rollercoaster for the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. The team was out shooting the Vancouver Canucks by +15, but found themselves losing 2-1 in the third. Mats Zuccarello scored a game-tying goal with 8:14 remaining in regulation and J.T. Miller scored on a wraparound with 1:06 left in overtime to help the Rangers to a 3-2 come-from-behind win at Madison Square Garden.

Bruce Bennett
Bruce Bennett

"We are playing better 5-on-5, we are doing better things with and without the puck," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. "We are going to make some mistakes and we made a few when they scored their goals, but we're doing better things. We need to get our specialty teams back on track. We'll work at that. But the way we're improving as a group right now, we're on the right path."

This is a situation the Rangers have found themselves in over and over again in the past month. The team hasn't been able to put together consecutive wins since Nov. 21-23, but have picked up two overtime wins and five of six possible points in their past three home games.

They find themselves one point ahead of the New York Islanders, in the Metropolitan division, but are 18 points behind the division and NHL leading Washington Capitals.

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