Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/4/14

DENVER - NOVEMBER 19: Goalie Martin Biron of the New York Rangers looks on during a break in the action after substituting for Henrik Lundqvist against of the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on November 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Rangers 5-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
TAMPA -- It took a backup goaltender, of all things, to finally slow down the Tampa Bay Lightning and to settle down the New York Rangers. Martin Biron made 30 saves behind a defensive effort that left difficult-to-impress head coach John Tortorella "really happy" Saturday, and the Rangers held on for a 3-2 win that broke the Lightning's five-game win streak. Tampa Bay also lost for the first time in five home games. Meanwhile, the Rangers, coming off a humbling 3-0 loss at Pittsburgh, might have found their identity. "Tonight," Tortorella said, "I thought consistently we played hard." Scoring was minimal -- partly because just three penalties were called -- in a game featuring two backup goaltenders. Tampa Bay's Mathieu Garon finished with 27 saves. Biron was making his first start of the season, as 2012 Vezina Trophy winner Henrik Lundqvist rested after starting his seventh game Thursday. The Lightning entered averaging 5.29 goals per game and had scored eight in a win a...
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