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Nash's 2 goals in 3rd lift Rangers over Flyers

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Nash's 2 goals in 3rd lift Rangers over Flyers

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New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan (24) celebrates his goal with teammate Darroll Powe (8) during the first …

NEW YORK (AP) -- Rick Nash snapped a third-period tie and then added an insurance goal as the New York Rangers held on to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Tuesday night for their third win in a row.

Nash fired a shot that sneaked under the right arm of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov 2:50 into the third to give New York its second lead of the game. He doubled the advantage to 4-2 with 8:18 left, fighting off a hook on his hands by defenseman Kimmo Timonen and then making a shift from backhand to forehand to score his seventh goal - all in third periods.

Wayne Simmonds and Voracek both scored power-play goals in the first period for Philadelphia. Bryzgalov stopped 16 shots.

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