The Rangers beat the Winnipeg Jets, 6-4, in their 2019-20 season opener on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

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Brett Howden #21 of the New York Rangers scores a third period goal past Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Brett Howden #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Brett Howden #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Artemi Panarin #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Artemi Panarin #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Jacob Trouba #8 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with teammates Pavel Buchnevich #89 and Chris Kreider #20 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Brendan Smith #42 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty net goal in the third period against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Henrik Lundqvist #30 and Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers defend the net during the second period against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets surrenders a third period goal against Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with teammate Artemi Panarin #10 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with teammates Artemi Panarin #10 and Libor Hajek #25 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 in New York City.

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Marc Staal #18 of the Rangers scores a first period goal past Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Marc Staal #18 of the Rangers scores a first period goal past Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Marc Staal #18 of the Rangers scores a first period goal past Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Marc Staal #18 of the Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with his teammates at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Marc Staal #18 of the Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with teammate Pavel Buchnevich #89 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Kaapo Kakko #24 of the Rangers battles for the puck during the first period against Ville Heinola #14 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Ville Heinola #14 of the Winnipeg Jets checks Kaapo Kakko #24 of the Rangers during the first period at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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Artemi Panarin #10 of the Rangers controls the puck in the first period against Mason Appleton #82 of the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.

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