The Rangers have the two-time defending champions on the ropes.
After overcoming sequence deficits in every of the primary two rounds of the postseason, the Rangers at the moment are on the opposite facet of the coin. They carry a 2-0 sequence lead into Tampa Bay after their 3-2 win at Madison Sq. Backyard on Friday night time.
The Rangers take a 2-0 sequence lead into Tampa Bay. Charles Wenzelberg / New York Put up
Ok’Andre Miller celebrates with teammates after scoring. Charles Wenzelberg / New York Put up
New York scored three unanswered after the the Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov opened the scoring within the first interval. Targets from Ok’Andre Miller and Kaapo Kakko gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead heading into the second interval.
That rating remained till Mika Zibanejad’s wrist shot padded the Rangers’ lead within the third interval. Nicholas Paul introduced Tampa Bay again inside one with simply over two minutes to play after beating Igor Shesterkin, who stopped 29 pictures.