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Carcillo scores winning goal in 3rd, lifts Rangers to Yankee Stadium win over Islanders

New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) blocks a shot by New York Rangers center Brad Richards (19) in the second period of an outdoor NHL hockey game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
January 29, 2014 - 7:30 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Daniel Carcillo scored the tiebreaking goal 4:36 into the third period, and the New York Rangers completed a two-game sweep of the outdoor series with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders at frigid Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.

Building off their 7-3 win over New Jersey at the ballpark in the Bronx on Sunday, the Rangers took out another division rival under the lights in front of 50,027 fans. The temperature was 22 degrees when the first puck dropped at 7:45 p.m. with a single-digit wind-chill factor.

It got progressively colder as the night went on.

Benoit Pouliot also scored for the Rangers, who are 3-0 in their history while playing outside. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots while again adorning pinstriped pads in honour of the Yankees. The only goal he allowed was a late second-period tally to Brock Nelson that gave the Islanders a short-lived 1-0 lead.

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