Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Ruslan Fedotenko #26 of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays a puck along the boards against the Phoenix Coyotes at Mellon Arena on October 07, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Phoenix won 3-0. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
The New York Rangers had just about everything go right. Their primary Eastern Conference competitor actually lost a game, and their opponent on the ice gave them an easy path to the go-ahead goal. The Rangers, naturally, were more concerned about their own performance. Ruslan Fedotenko scored with 6:23 left to lead the Rangers past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Tuesday to create some more space in the tightened playoff race. Marian Gaborik also scored, frustrating the fans of his former team, and Brian Boyle had a goal for the Rangers, who won for the third time in their last nine road games. They're now 6-6 in their last 12 games. ''We were more concerned with our second period than where we stood,'' Boyle said, adding: ''Two points is big for us. But we want to be better.'' Kyle Brodziak and Mikko Koivu scored power-play goals for the Wild, but Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist was otherwise his normally stellar self. He said he doesn't care about the standings for the moment. ''...
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