Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Vesey's Goal Boosts Rangers over Jets

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Vesey's Goal Boosts Rangers over Jets

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Jimmy Vesey scored with 3:53 left in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie and help the New York Rangers beat host Winnipeg 3-1 on Sunday. The Jets remained in second place in the Central Division, two points ahead of the third-place Blues who lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day.

Vesey returned to the lineup after missing three games because of a concussion and picked up his 11th goal of season when he deflected Brady Skjei's shot after it hit a Jets player.

It looked as if Dustin Byfuglien tied it for Winnipeg with 1:22 remaining, but his goal was called off because of teammate Mark Scheifele's high stick. Michael Grabner then scored an empty-net goal for New York with 43 seconds left.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37 shots for the Rangers in the opener of a four-game trip. …

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