New York Rangers' goalie Martin Biron deflects a (Credit: AP )

New York Rangers' goalie Martin Biron deflects a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild. (Nov. 20, 2010)

Rangers 5, Minnesota 2

Rangers rookies Derek Stepan and Mike Sauer made key plays to lift the Rangers to a 5-2 win.

New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky, top left, looks
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New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky, top left, looks back after scoring on Minnesota Wild's Niklas Backstrom (32), of Finland, during the third period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky, left, is congratulated
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New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky, left, is congratulated by Ryan Callahan after scoring against the Minnesota Wild in the third period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

Minnesota Wild's Matt Cullen (7) scores on New
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Minnesota Wild's Matt Cullen (7) scores on New York Rangers' Martin Biron during the third period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

Minnesota Wild's Cal Clutterbuck, upper left, tries to
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Minnesota Wild's Cal Clutterbuck, upper left, tries to keep New York Rangers' Marc Staal (18) at bay as Wild's Matt Cullen (7) eyes the loose puck during the first period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

Minnesota Wild's Cam Barker (25) sends former Wild
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Minnesota Wild's Cam Barker (25) sends former Wild player, New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik, of Slovakia, to the ice on a check during the first period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

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New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik, left, waits for
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New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik, left, waits for a scoring opportunity after Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, right, of Finland, blocked a shot during the first period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

New York Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko, right, of Ukraine,
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New York Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko, right, of Ukraine, trips over Minnesota Wild's Marek Zidlicky, of the Czech Republic, during the first period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, front right, is
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New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, front right, is upended during as Minnesota Wild's Marek Zidlicky (3), of the Czech Republic, helps goalie Niklas Backstrom, of Finland, defend the net during the first period. (Nov. 20, 2010)

New York Rangers' goalie Martin Biron deflects a
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New York Rangers' goalie Martin Biron deflects a shot during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild. (Nov. 20, 2010)