LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Kreider scored twice in the third period and the New York Rangers overcame a two-goal deficit for the first time this season in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Braden Schneider, Vincent Trocheck and Kaapo Kakko all had goals in the second period for the Rangers, who have won three of four. Igor Shesterkin made 35 saves.
Kevin Fiala had a goal and two assists, and Gabe Vilardi set a career high with his 11th goal, but the Kings had their five-game winning streak on home ice snapped. Cal Petersen allowed four goals on 24 shots.
New York Rangers’ Chris Kreider (20) scores against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Cal Petersen (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Los Angeles. The Rangers won 5-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)