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NHL playoff preview: Canadiens vs. Rangers
NHL playoff preview: Canadiens vs. Rangers

A look at how the two teams in the Eastern Conference final matchup. MONTREAL Def. Tampa Bay, 4-0; Def. Boston, 4-3. N.Y. RANGERS Def. Philadelphia, 4-3; Def. Pittsburgh, 4-3 Playoff power play: Canadiens 26.3% (fourth); Rangers 10.9% (13th). Playoff penalty killing: Canadiens 80% (11th); Rangers 82.9% (ninth). Playoff leading scorers: Canadiens, P.K. Subban 4-8—12; Rangers Brad Richards 4-5—9. Outlook: The Canadiens weren't big scorers during the regular season, but they lead all playoff teams with an average of 3.27 goals per game. Defenseman Subban has been the most dynamic player in the playoffs, a catalyst who makes things happen at both ends of the ice....

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