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NHL: New York Rangers 4, Minnesota 1

Dec. 22, 2013 at 10:20 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Cam Talbot stopped 24-of-25 shots Sunday and the New York Rangers scored four unanswered goals in a 4-1 victory over Minnesota.

Talbot surrendered the game's first goal -- a score by Jason Pominville 4:08 into the game -- but then shut the door the rest of the way for New York, which improved to 2-4-2 on a nine-game homestand.

Benoit Pouliot made it 1-1 with 3:52 remaining in the first period, and Carl Hagelin, Mats Zuccarello and Chris Kreider followed with goals to complete the scoring.

Derick Brassard provided a pair of assists.

Jason Pominville got the only goal for the Wild, who dropped a second straight on the road.

Niklas Backstrom made 32 saves.

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