Minnesota 5, Rangers 4 (Final)
|Evgeny Grachev scored in the loss to Minnesota.|
Trailing 3-2 after two periods, the Rangers tied the game only 19 seconds into the third on a goal by Evgeny Grachev. Minnesota came right back to score the go-ahead goal -- and eventual game-winner -- less than a minute later.
Rangers goals were scored by Kelsey Tessier, Andrew Yogan, Grachev, and Ethan Werek, who scored an unassisted goal with one second left and goaltender Cam Talbot pulled for an extra attacker.
Shots were 27-27, as Minnesota's Matt Hackett made 23 saves for the win. Talbot stopped 22 shots.
The Wild, one of the most experienced teams in this tournament with two players who saw action in the NHL last year, will play for the title tomorrow night. The Blueshirts will play against the Dallas Stars for fifth place tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET.
We will have much more about this game and the tournament later tonight on newyorkrangers.com. Until then, check out the in-game commentary below.
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