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Associated Press, Published April 01 2013

Derek Stepan scores twice as Rangers beat Jets

NEW YORK – Derek Stepan scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.

The Southeast Division-leading Jets got goals from Nik Antropov and Zach Bogosian in their third straight loss. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 shots for Winnipeg.

Winnipeg 2 0 0 – 2

N.Y. Rangers 1 1 2 – 4

First period: 1, N.Y. Rangers, Stepan 11 (Callahan, Nash), :19. 2, Winnipeg, Antropov 5 (Wellwood), 1:15. 3, Winnipeg, Bogosian 3 (Hainsey, Jokinen), 12:54.

Second period: 4, N.Y. Rangers, Callahan 10 (Zuccarello, McDonagh), 3:11 (sh).

Third period: 5, N.Y. Rangers, Stepan 12 (Stralman, Callahan), 5:46. 6, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 13 (Richards, Callahan), 13:07.

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 11-7-10 – 28. N.Y. Rangers 7-14-14 – 35.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Pavelec. N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist. A – 17,200 (17,200). T – 2:23.