New York Rangers defeat Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1

TORONTO - The conventional wisdom on the Rangers is that they'll go as far as Henrik Lundqvist carries them.

Thursday night, Martin Biron showed what he can do to help keep Lundqvist from buckling under too heavy a workload before crunch time.

In his Rangers' debut, Biron was brilliant, making 24 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Colby Armstrong spoiled the shutout bid and cut the Rangers' lead to one with 8:56 left in the third period, but Biron got ...