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Monday, December 23, 2013
The Rangers finally come to life


Rangers 4, Wild 1
* The Rangers improve to 2-4-2 on their current nine-game homestand.
* Cam Talbot made 24 saves and is now 7-2 this season, only three fewer wins than Henrik Lundqvist in 17 fewer games.
* New York's Benoit Pouliot scored a goal and now has a four-game point streak.
* The Wild has lost four of its last six games.

Canucks 2, Jets 1
* Chris Tanev of Vancouver scored the game-winning goal with 9:37 remaining in 3rd. It i his fourth goal, and second game-winner, this season.
* The Canucks improved to 9-1-1 in December.