Georgiev lifts Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had a career-high 55 saves to lead the New York Rangers over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Sunday night.
Mika Zibanejad, Jimmy Vesey and Adam McQuaid scored for the Rangers, who finished their five-game homestand at 2-2-1. Kevin Hayes added an emptynetter, and Mats Zuccarello and Chris Kreider each had two assists.
Kasperi Kapanen scored for the Maple Leafs, who had their four-game winning streak snapped.
Toronto had a season-high 56 shots, forcing Georgiev to be at his best throughout. He is the seventh goalie in franchise history with 50 or more saves in a game.