Strong start propels Rangers

Strong start propels Rangers

The New York Rangers scored four times in the first period and finished off the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.

New York won the game as -160 favorites, and the seven goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).

Ryan Callahan, Nikoali Zherdev, Petr Prucha, Scott Gomez, Chris Drury, and Markus Naslund scored for the Rangers.

Ryan Smyth potted the only goal for the Avalanche.