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Rangers' Mike Rupp checks Jerome Samson of the Carolina Hurricanes against the bench. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2

The Rangers, who have won three in a row, erased a 1-0 Hurricanes lead on second-period goals by Artem Anisimov, on a wicked wrister over Cam Ward's glove at 8:21, and Marian Gaborik, who tucked in his 30th of the season after Derek Stepan's shot floated high off Ward and bounced toward the left post.

Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko (26), Brandon Prust (8) and
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Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko (26), Brandon Prust (8) and Brian Boyle (22) celebrate Prust's game-winning goal against the Carolina Hurricanes. (March 1, 2012)

Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Faulk dives for the puck
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Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Faulk dives for the puck with Rangers' Brian Boyle trailing the play. (March 1, 2012)

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward deflects a shot
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Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward deflects a shot by Rangers' John Mitchell. (March 1, 2012)

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Ryan McDonagh (27) and Derek Stepan (21) of
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Ryan McDonagh (27) and Derek Stepan (21) of the Rangers battle for the puck with Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers' Carl Hagelin gets tangled up with Bryan
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Rangers' Carl Hagelin gets tangled up with Bryan Allen of the Carolina Hurricanes. (March 1, 2012)

Artem Anisimov of the Rangers celebrates after scoring
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Artem Anisimov of the Rangers celebrates after scoring a second period goal. (March 1, 2012)

Jamie McBain of the Carolina Hurricanes collides with
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Jamie McBain of the Carolina Hurricanes collides with Derek Stepan of the Rangers. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers' Marian Gaborik knocks Brandon Sutter of the
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Rangers' Marian Gaborik knocks Brandon Sutter of the Carolina Hurricanes off the puck. (March 1, 2012)

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Jaroslav Spacek of the Carolina Hurricanes steals the
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Jaroslav Spacek of the Carolina Hurricanes steals the puck from Artem Anisimov of the Rangers. (March 1, 2012)

Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes pokes the
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Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes pokes the puck away from Rangers' Brad Richards. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers' Carl Hagelin works the puck behind the
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Rangers' Carl Hagelin works the puck behind the net ahead of Carolina Hurricanes' Tim Gleason. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers' Mike Rupp checks Jerome Samson of the
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Rangers' Mike Rupp checks Jerome Samson of the Carolina Hurricanes against the bench. (March 1, 2012)

Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky leaves the ice after warmups
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Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky leaves the ice after warmups before a game against the Carolina Hurricanes. (March 1, 2012)

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Brandon Prust of the Rangers shakes hands with
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Brandon Prust of the Rangers shakes hands with fans after warmups. (March 1, 2012)

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward blocks a shot
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Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward blocks a shot in front of Rangers' Carl Hagelin and Hurricanes Jay Harrison during the first period. (March 1, 2012)

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