The New York Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden starting at 8:00 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 3-2. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 11-8, 2.15 gaa, .926 sv%, 0 so
Dustin Tokarski – 2-2, 2.97 gaa, .902 sv%, 0 so
- After scoring just seven goals on 107 shots in the first four games of the series, Montreal had seven goals on 28 shots in Game 5.
- P.K. Subban has a two game point scoring streak (1g, 1a) after going pointless in five.
- Brendan Gallagher has just one goal in the last 12 games.
- Lars Eller broke a three game pointless streak with two assists in Game 5.
- Thomas Vanek is goalless in six straight.
- Tomas Plekanec scored his first goal in nine games in Game 5.
- Max Pacioretty has eight points (4g, 4a) in the last eight games.
- Brandon Prust will return to the Canadiens lineup after being suspended the last two games.
- Alexei Emelin, who sat out Game 5 with an undisclosed injury, is a game time decision.
- Brian Gionta hasn’t scored since Game 1 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning (15 games).
- The Canadiens are 2-for-21 on the power play in the series and have allowed five goals in 22 power play opportunities against.
- To get you fired up for tonight’s virtual must win comes this freestyle Rangers rap from ZEPS (3 minute mark)…
Game 1, Saturday, May 17, 1:00 p.m. – Rangers 7, Montreal 2
Game 2, Monday, May 19, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 3, Montreal 1
Game 3, Thursday, May 22, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 2, Montreal 3, OT
Game 4, Sunday, May 25, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 3, Montreal 2, OT
Game 5, Tuesday, May 27, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 4, Montreal 7
Game 6, Thursday, May 29, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers vs. Montreal
Game 7, Saturday, May 31, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers @ Montreal *
* = if necessary
Eyes on the Prize