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a long and lucrative contract.On Tuesday, he delivered.Richards' go-ahead goal with 4:55 remaining snapped a tie and sent the Rangers to their seventh straight victory, 4-2 over the Islanders.Richards broke a 2-2 tie, and Ryan Callahan added an empty-net goal in the final second for the Rangers, who are on their longest winning streak since October 2009 when they also won seven in a row.The Rangers have outscored opponents 27-11 during their winning streak. Richards has five points (three goals, two a sists) in the seven games."We signed him for nine years. That's exactly why we signed him," Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist said of Richards. "A guy like that Malik Jackson Jersey
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"The Islanders (4-8-3) returned home from a three-game road trip and lost for the fifth time in six outings."It's frustrating," coach Jack Capuano said. "We played one of our better games."Elsewhere in the NHL it was: Ottawa 3 Calgary 1; Phoenix 3 Toronto 2 (SO); Pittsburgh 6 Allen Hurns Jersey
Colorado 3; Boston 4 New Jersey 3; Minnesota 4 Columbus 2; St. Louis 2 Detroit 1; Nashville 3 Washington 1; and Florida 6 Dallas 0.At Uniondale, N.Y., Lundqvist made 31 saves for his seventh win in 13 games this season. Evgeni Nabokov stopped 26 shots in the lo s.