Alexandar Georgiev made 26 saves to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in exhibition play Thursday night.
Vinni Lettieri, Brett Howden and Vladimir Namestnikov scored in the second period to give New York a 3-0 lead, and Kevin Hayes added an empty netter with 1:35 left in the third. Lettieri opened the scoring with a power play-goal 34 seconds into the second, and Brett Howden connected 34 seconds later at even strength. New York finished the preseason 3-2-1.
Philadelphia’s Ivan Provorov and James van Riemsdyk scored in a 1:59 span in the third period to cut it to 3-2. Carter Hart made 14 saves for the Flyers.
Philadelphia (3-3-1) will wrap its exhibition schedule Saturday night at Boston.
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At Orlando, Florida, Mathieu Joseph had two goals and an assist in Tampa Bay’s victory over Florida.
Victor Hedman, Yanni Gourde and Anthony Cirelli each had a goal and an assist, Alexander Volkov also scored, and Louis Domingue made 35 saves. Juho Lammikko and Frank Vatrano scored for Florida, and Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots.
Source: The Associated Press