Shesterkin makes 32 saves for Rangers in win against Kraken


SEATTLE — Igor Shesterkin made 32 saves for the New York Rangers in their fifth straight road win, 3-1 against the Seattle Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena on Sunday.

Adam Fox scored the go-ahead goal in the third period for New York (6-2-1), which has not lost on the road since being defeated 5-1 by the Washington Capitals on Oct. 13 in its season opener.

Jordan Eberle scored for Seattle (3-5-1), which went 2-2-0 on its first homestand. Philipp Grubauer made 15 saves.

Chris Kreider gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead at 3:38 of the first period when he scored with a wrist shot off the rush. It was Kreider’s seventh goal of the season, fourth in the past four games.

Eberle tied the game 1-1 with a backhand at 13:46 of the second period.

Fox put New York ahead 2-1 with 7:50 remaining when he scored with a wrist shot from the high slot off a pass from Artemi Panarin.

Barclay Goodrow scored into an empty net with 1:39 left for the 3-1 final.

Seattle forward Jared McCann and assistant coach Paul McFarland were placed in NHL COVID-19 protocol before the game.

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