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Marchand, Bruins defeat Rangers in shootout

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Brad Marchand scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Boston Bruins a 4-3 win against the New York Rangers at TD Garden on Thursday.

The Bruins trailed 3-1 entering the third period but got goals from Brandon Carlo at 5:05 and Ryan Spooner with 54 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime.

Neither team scored in the NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime format.

It was the first preseason game for Mats Zuccarello, who sustained a brain contusion and fractured skull on April 24 against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference First Round series and missed the rest of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist.

Tyler Randell scored at 7:06 of the first period to give Boston a 1-0 lead.

Brady Skjei and Zuccarello scored to make it 2-1 New York after the first period.

Kevin Hayes' goal at 16:50 of the second period was the third unanswered goal for the Rangers.

Henrik Lundqvist made 21 saves on 22 shots in two periods before he was replaced by Jeff Malcolm, who had 16 saves on 18 shots.

Jeremy Smith played the entire game for the Bruins and made 22 saves.

The Rangers were 2-for-4 on the power play; the Bruins were 0-for-6.

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