The New York Rangers are currently the best team in the NHL in the early going of the 2008-2009 season. With a 2-0 lead halfway through the 3rd period on Saturday it looked as if they would cruise to their 11 win. How quickly things changed for them and the Maple Leafs. The Leafs exploded with five goals in the 3rd period shocking the Rangers and backup goaltender Steve Valiquette.
The Rangers got goals from Blair Betts and Ryan Callahan while the Maple Leafs had goals from John Mitchell, Jason Blake, Pavel Kubina and Dominic Moore.
The Rangers will play the rival New York Islanders on Tuesday 11/4 at Madison Square Garden. New York Rangers tickets are still available for this and all Rangers games.