The Rangers shut down Pittsburgh's top threats,
In compiling the best record in the
Game 2 is in New York on Saturday night.
Detroit 3, at Tampa Bay 2:
Datsyuk scored on two of the first four shots the Red Wings got against Tampa Bay's
Mrazek, named Detroit's starter for Game 1 over veteran
Tampa Bay outshot the Red Wings 46-14, but went 0 for 7 on the power-play — failing to even get a shot off on the final opportunity in the closing seconds of the game.
Minnesota 4, at St Louis 2:
Jaden Schwartz and
Dubnyk, in his playoff debut, saw only 11 shots in the first two periods, and finished with 19 saves.