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Lundqvist tops Zuccarello in star-studded charity outdoor game

Rangers teammates were opponents at Norway's largest stadium

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Mats Zuccarello got to score on Henrik Lundqvist like he wanted, but it was Lundqvist who skated away with a 10-7 win during the New York Rangers teammates' charity outdoor game in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday.

Zuccarello scored four goals in the Henke and Zucca Summer Classic 2018, which benefitted Lundqvist's and Zuccarello's foundations and Right To Play, an international humanitarian organization.

Tweet from @NYRangers: Zucc with the 🎩 🎩 🎩 #SummerClassic pic.twitter.com/TXi7uViMcf

But Lundqvist didn't let all of Zuccarello's shots in, stopping him on a penalty shot.

Tweet from @NYRangers: HEN-RIK!@HLundqvist30 with some payback stopping @zuccarello36 on the penalty shot! pic.twitter.com/84URcEovta

The game was held at Ullevaal Stadium, Norway's largest stadium, and had about 20,000 in attendance. The rink was shipped from Germany and assembled on the soccer field. 

"The whole experience has been fantastic," Zuccarello said. "You think about everyone that contributed to make this happen, both the crew and the audience. It's an unbelievable feeling."

Tweet from @NYRangers: Team Henke with the comeback win!Amazing game here in 🇳!#SummerClassic pic.twitter.com/rIqOqlOYHV

Antti Raanta, Zdeno Chara, Ryan McDonagh, Derick Brassard, Victor Hedman, Nikolaj Ehlers, Roman Josi, Filip Forsberg, Nino Niederreiter, Alexander Wennberg and Peter Forsberg played for Team Zucca. 

Loui Eriksson, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Carl Hagelin, Mattias Ekholm, Artem Anisimov, John Klingberg, Hampus Lindholm, William Karlsson, Kevin Fiala, William Nylander and Daniel Alfredsson played for Team Henke. 

The game gave the current NHL players a chance to play with and against a couple of retired NHL greats, Peter Forsberg and Alfredsson, in addition to helping out several good causes.

NHL.com International correspondent Peter Ekholm contributed to this report.

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