New York Can’t Contain the Colorado Third Period Flurry, lose 3-1

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (1-2-1) could not contain a third period scoring flurry, as the Avalanche (4-2-0) defeated the Rangers by the score of 3-1 in hockey action on Monday night. For Colorado they were able to obtain key Metropolitan area victories over New York and New Jersey.

Chris Stewart scored twice for the Avalanche while Daniel Winnik added one goal to lead Colorado to the victory. Craig Anderson made 31 saves in net for Colorado.

The Rangers actually tied the game early in the first period and had some momentum on their side. It was a goal from Alexander Frolov who connected on a wrist shot at the 18:09 mark with the assist from Derek Stephan. In net for New York Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves in the loss.

It was in the third period when Stewart converted on a power play goal at the 7:20 mark, along with the game winner by Winnik that put the Blueshirts away.

The Rangers will now go on to face the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 7:00 p.m. Thursday night face-off.