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What Alexis Lafreniere said on Toronto radio today

Alexis Lafreniere was on Leafs Lunch on TSN 1050 today and said:

  • Lafreniere is allergic to peanuts
  • On the vibe after last night’s game, “it was pretty fun, to be honest. We were all expecting to go to overtime, obviously, and then they made a quick play and we scored. It was pretty fun and the building was really into it, it was a nice ending for sure.”
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What Gerard Gallant said after the win over Buffalo

Gerard Gallant met with the media following the win over Buffalo and said (MSG, NYR):

  • On the game, “It was sloppy in the second period, we didn’t get off to a great start in the first period either. Like I said, it was one of those games, but we found a way to get two points at the end.”
  • More on the game, “I think we had 30-something shots and were putting pucks to the net. Perfect example, I think they scored two goals from the point and K’Andre’s goal was from the point. You get some traffic and shoot pucks and some good things happen. It was a wild five minutes in the middle of that second period, for sure.”
  • On pulling Georgiev, “nothing, just coaches decision.”
  • On his conversation with Zibanejad at the end of the game, “He was yelling at the ref, I don’t know why, he thought like there should have been a penalty in the neutral zone. I told him that there are .4 seconds left, the game is over, leave the ref alone.”
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Lindgren scores with 0.4 seconds to beat Buffalo 5-4

First Period:

  • Rasmus Asplund (5) (Power Play) Assists: Zemgus Girgensons (5), Kyle Okposo (6)
  • Chris Kreider (13) (Power Play) Assists: Adam Fox (13), Artemi Panarin (13)

Second Period:

  • Vinnie Hinostroza (2) Unassisted
  • Jacob Trouba (2) Assists: Artemi Panarin (14), Filip Chytil (2)
  • Kaapo Kakko (3) Assists: Ryan Strome (9), Artemi Panarin (15)
  • Tage Thompson (6) Assists: Mark Pysyk (4), Rasmus Dahlin (7)
  • Rasmus Dahlin (3) Assists: Victor Olofsson (5), Tage Thompson (5)
  • K’Andre Miller (2) Assists: Ryan Reaves (1), Barclay Goodrow (5)

Third Period:

  • Ryan Lindgren (2) Assists: Mika Zibanejad (11), Adam Fox (14)

Three Stars:

  • 3: Rasmus Dahlin
  • 2: Ryan Lindgren
  • 1: Artemi Panarin
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Igor Shesterkin replaces Alex Georgiev to start the third

8PM: Igor Shesterkin is in net for the Rangers to start the third period.

Alex Georgiev allowed four goals on 18 shots through the first two periods.

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Georgiev in net against Buffalo

5:41PM: Nils Lundkvist is a healthy scratch. (MSG)

5:12PM: Jarred Tinordi will play tonight. (Stephenson)

4:15PM: The Rangers have announced that Alex Georgiev will start tonight’s game against the Sabres. (NYR)

The Rangers also announced that Libor Hajek completed his conditioning assignment in Hartford and has been called back up. (NYR)

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Mika Zibanejad is in Covid Protocol (Update: False positive and cleared to play on Sunday)

5:02 PM: The Rangers have announced that Zibanejad’s had a false positive, that he cleared protocol and will be available to play on Sunday. (NYR)

1:47 PM: Gerard Gallant spoke after practice and said (NYR):

  • What was the focus on at practice, “just touching base like we do every practice, the first part was high-tempo to get them going again after a day off and then we worked on the d-zone and forecheck. We try to cover a couple of things every practice, I liked the practice this morning, it was good, hopefully, it turns into a good game for that.”