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New York Rangers even playoff series in rout of Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-1

New York Rangers even playoff series in rout of Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-1

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-1, on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, and former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis ended a playoff scoring drought with a third-period goal for New York. The Rangers evened the best-of-7 series 2-2 heading back to New York for Game 5 on Sunday night. Lundqvist allowed 12 goals in losing Games 2 and 3, but redeemed himself by handling nearly everything the speedy and skilled Lightning threw at him. Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos scored for the third straight game, briefly making it...

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