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Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2

Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2

NY is coming off a pair of impressive 4-1 victories at Madison Square Garden to even the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

After spotting the Rangers a two-goal lead, the Senators were able to get a little momentum back when Stone scored his third of the playoffs at 6:03.

The starting lineup for the home team was Tanner Glass, Derek Stepan, Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Giradi and Henrik Lundqvist between the pipes. "That's our mindset. We play well at home and we have to keep playing like that". "Definitely somebody who came out with the max pushback and character we needed". "We'll take it obviously". He believed that Glass had taken liberties with Ottawa players in Game 4, leading to Boucher's decision to dress enforcer Chris Neil. We should have won this game.

To go along with his first period goal, Rangers RW Jesper Fast also had an assist.

This applies mostly to the Senators for the remainder of the second round, but if NY is able to play its game - as in, bank on its scoring prowess more than anything - as it did in Game 3 and again on Thursday, Ottawa is in serious trouble.

Those five minutes could not tick down swiftly enough for NY, however. That came after video review had awarded Vesey a goal with 7:12 when Anderson looked like he had made a big stop but the camera showed his glove was clearly in the net. He received the the Lars-Erik Sjöberg Award for being the best rookie at camp.

Ottawa had only two shots over the final 10 minutes of the period. This would be Condon's first playoff game.

The 27-year-old played a stellar game. Before that, he played for the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Claesson was a healthy scratch in Ottawa's Game 4 loss in NY, but he'll take Ben Harpur's spot in the lineup today. In an effort to clamp down before anything got too serious, the officials kicked out several players which left the Ottawa bench pretty empty. Karlsson sat out the third period of Game 4.

Those quote were, you'll notice, from when Ottawa was still up 2-0 in this series, before the Rangers solved something.

And while he played only five shifts and 2:26 of just his second game since February 26, he did the opposite of leaving the Senators shorthanded. NY blew a two-goal lead with under four minutes left in the game, causing the game to go into double overtime.

Near the end of two lopsided thrashings at Madison Square Garden, Kyle Turris was physically abused by the New York Rangers.

The Rangers tied it up 3-3 with only 2:11 left in the second period when McDonagh tipped a shot from Grabner by Anderson on the stick side which made for a tense third period. I think we know now that this is a great team with great speed, great depth and really well-coached.

Andre Burakovsky had a goal and an assist for Washington, which trails the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins 3-2 in the best-of-seven series with Pittsburgh set to host Game 6 on Monday night. Game 6 is on Tuesday, May 9 at Madison Square Garden in NY. However, before leaping off the bandwagon, there was a certain Western Canadian team that took a 7-0 thrashing in round one and still managed to right the ship in the next game.

Turris then knocked in the rebound of his own shot through Lundqvist's five-hole to put the Senators one win away from returning to the conference finals for the first time since 2007. He was diagnosed with his second concussion of the season after taking a cross-check in the head from Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen in Game 3.