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Zuccarello scores twice as New York Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks 5-1

  • Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa (3) looks on as New York Rangers center J.T. Miller (10) puts a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa (3) looks on as New York Rangers center J.T. Miller (10) puts a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller (30) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ryan Stanton (18) goes into the boards with New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ryan Stanton (18) goes into the boards with New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) gets up close to Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller as he sends a shot past him during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) gets up close to Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller as he sends a shot past him during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

Mats Zuccarello had two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.

Ryan McDonagh, J.T. Miller and Marc Staal also scored for New York, which had lost two of three. Rick Nash and Derick Brassard each had two assists.

Nick Bonino had the only goal for Vancouver, and Ryan Miller made 18 stops.

The Canucks were playing at home for the first time since Nov. 25 after going 3-3-1 on a season-long seven-game road trip.