The biggest contrast between the bicoastal Stanley Cup finalists is not the matchup of Wall Street and Hollywood. Instead, it is the difference in styles between two of the National Hockey League’s top goaltenders.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit for the first time in franchise history.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 35 shots and the New York Rangers beat the host Pittsburgh Penguins in a decisive Game 7, making franchise history by rallying from 3-1 down in games to win a National Hockey League playoff series.
Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period to give the New York Rangers a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Flyers in the opening game of their National Hockey League playoff series.
Brad Richards, the second highest paid skater on the New York Rangers, will not be in the lineup tonight as the National Hockey League team seeks to avoid a four-game playoff sweep against the Boston Bruins.
Michael Del Zotto scored the game- winning goal midway through the final period as the top-seeded New York Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 1997.