New York Rangers defeat Chicago Blackhawks, 3-2

Erik Christensen saw the Rangers' game Monday night against the Chicago Blackhawks as a "really good test," and he made sure they passed.

Just 24 seconds after Patrick Kane tied the game in the third period, Christensen responded with a screaming wrist shot, hitting the top corner of the net on Marty Turco's glove side. Henrik Lundqvist and the shot-blocking army in front of him held the defending Stanley Cup champions scoreless for the final 13:24, and the Rangers won ...

After blocking 35 shots in their 2-0 victory over the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Saturday night, the Rangers entered Sunday leading the NHL with an average of 19 blocks per game. With the Chicago Blackhawks visiting the Garden Monday night, the Blueshirts know that in order to contain Patrik Kane, Jonathan Toews and the defending Stanley Cup champions they must make sure Henrik Lundqvist isn't the only one stopping pucks.

"I think, no matter how it's going in the game, i...