Watch New York Rangers rookie Vitali Kravtsov’s first NHL goal; Alexandar Georgiev injured in first period

The Devils giveth and the Devils took it away a couple of games ago, Vitali Kravtsov thought he scored his first NHL goal but former Rangers assistant and now NJ head coach Lindy Ruff challenged for offsides. It turned out the Mika Zibanejad had his skate over the line too early and Kravtsov lost his goal.

Vitali Kravtsov scores first NHL goal

Today, there was no offside challenge as Kravtsov created a turnover and Brett Howden found him for the first of many. Enjoy Rangers fans.

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Vitali Kravtsov learns first NHL goal off the board (MSGN)

The New York Rangers euphoria for Kravtsov turns to concern as Alexandar Georgiev appeared to injure his lower body while making a save. At this time there is no update on his condition. Igor Shesterkin takes over in net with the Blueshirts up 2-0.

UPDATE: Alexandar Georgiev returns to start second period.