Rangers beat HC Sparta 2-0

Anchored by goaltender Martin Biron, the Rangers shut out HC Sparta Prague 2-0 Thursday afternoon.

Artem Anisimov and Ruslan Fedotenko each scored a goal in the second period of the team's first European exhibition game.

The Rangers play in Gothenburg, Sweden Friday against Henrik Lundqvist's former team Frolunda and his twin brother, Joel.