Originally written January 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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NEW YORK -- New York Rangers right wing Marian Gaborik raced down the ice, only Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask in front of him, and the chance to leave the Rangers' wasted opportunities Wednesday night behind. The teams were 27 seconds into overtime of a game in which New York had blown two leads, including a two-goal advantage. Gaborik, moved onto a star-studded top line along with Rick Nash and Brad Richards as Rangers coach John Tortorella tried to spark his winless team, had scored two first-period goals at Madison Square Garden. But in the first minute of overtime, his shot on Rask bounced in the air, momentarily appearing to be one more missed chance for the Rangers. But then Gaborik batted the puck down on the rebound, slamming it down and past Rask to give New York a 4-3 win, their first victory of the season denying Boston a chance to go 3-0-0. The hats flew onto the ice for Gaborik's 14th career hat trick and New York (1-2-0) celebrated after showing a re...
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