Rangers win on Messier�s night
|Rangers win on Messier�s night|
The New York Rangers made it a perfect night, first retiring Mark Messier�s jersey then watching Jaromir Jagr score his 28 th as the Rangers defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 in overtime Thursday night.
New York won this game at home as - 135 favorites. The nine goals went well OVER the posted over/under (6).
Petr Skykora, Petr Prucha and Steve Rucchin scored once and added an assist in the win, Jagr picked up an assist as well, along with the game-winner just 14 seconds into overtime. Fedor Tyutin scored the other goal for the Rangers.
Michael Peca scored two goals for the Oilers, who led 3-1 early on. Ales Hemsky had one goal and an assist while Marc-Andre Bergeron scored the other Oiler goal. Jarrett Stoll collected two assists.