The Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers to reach the National Hockey League conference final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, while the Chicago Blackhawks escaped elimination with a win over the Detroit Red Wings.
The Boston Bruins moved within one victory of eliminating the New York Rangers in their National Hockey League playoff series, while the San Jose Sharks evened their series against the Los Angeles Kings.
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals today in a decisive seventh game in their National Hockey League playoff series after Derick Brassard’s second-period goal gave the Rangers a 1-0 win.
The New York Rangers avoided falling behind three-games-to-none in their National Hockey League first-round playoff series by beating the Washington Capitals 4- 3 on Derek Stepan’s tie-breaking third-period goal.
Mike Green scored a goal eight minutes into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 1-0 win over the New York Rangers while the Anaheim Ducks shut out the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs.