The matchup between the Metropolitan Division rivals will be decided in Game 7 at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The Penguins, who led the series, 3-1, failed in their first attempt to advance to the
Derick Brassard pushed the Rangers' lead to 3-1 in the second period.
This was a far cry from New York's disheartening 4-2 home loss in Game 4.
The Rangers are 9-2 in their last 11 games when facing elimination, dating to Game 6 of the first round in 2012 at Ottawa. New York has never won a series it trailed 3-1.
New York scored the all-important first goal, St. Louis' third of the playoffs that had
They got the puck up ice, and defenseman
The team that scored first has won all six games.
at Chicago 2, Minnesota 1:
Bryan Bickell also scored and
But the Blackhawks were back at the
Erik Haula scored in the first period for the Wild, and
Game 6 is Tuesday night in Minnesota, where the Wild is undefeated in this postseason.