New York Rangers defeat New Jersey Devils, 4-3

The Rangers have won two straight games, modest by any stretch, but given the way they pulled two points out of Newark on Thursday night, they can be forgiven if it feels like a little bit more.

A three-game winning streak? That would qualify as a true roll for a Ranger team that has strung three wins together only once in this calendar year. They have a chance to make it twice Saturday night and help keep their outside shot at the playoffs alive when they visit the Map...

The Rangers keep saying they don't want to be counted out, but what played out Thursday night on the ice at the Rock in Newark - not to mention on the out-of-town scoreboard - was the loudest statement yet.

Chris Drury scored a game-tying goal with 16.5 seconds left in regulation to steal one point, and a brilliant Henrik Lundqvist made off with the second in a shootout as the Rangers, coming from behind all night long, pulled a 4-3 victory over the Devils out of nowher...