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NHL: New York Rangers 3, Tampa Bay 2

Feb. 2, 2013 at 10:28 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Carl Hagelin scored what proved to be the decisive goal late in the third period Saturday and the New York Rangers held off Tampa Bay 3-2.

Hagelin's tally off a Taylor Pyatt assist with 5:13 remaining handed the Rangers a 3-1 lead and New York withstood a Lightning charge to notch their third win in four games.

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Pyatt finished with two assists while Derek Stepan and Rick Nash also scored for the Rangers.

New York goalie Martin Biron turned aside 30 shots, while Mathieu Garon stopped 27-of-30 shots for Tampa Bay.

Steven Stamkos scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season for the Bolts, whose five-game winning streak was broken.

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