Rangers haven't done that since 1972

May, 22, 2014
May 22
1:15
PM ET
Eastern Conference Finals – Game 3
Canadiens at Rangers, 8 ET (Rangers lead series, 2-0)

* Rangers: lead 2-0 in Round of 4 for 1st time since 1972 semifinals vs Blackhawks (went on to sweep series); seeking first 3 games to 0 lead in any playoff series since 2007 conference quarterfinals vs. Thrashers (won that series, 4-0)
* Rangers: won 5 straight games -- longest postseason winning streak since 1994 (had 7-game win streak during ’94 playoffs)
* Rangers: 5-12 (41.7 pct) on power play in last 3 games (5-53 [9.4 pct] on power play in 1st 13 games of postseason)
* Henrik Lundqvist (NYR): 1.20 GAA, .964 save pct (6 GA on 168 SA in 300 mins) over last 5 games (2.27 GAA, .915 save pct in 1st 13 games of postseason)
* Canadiens: have started series with losses in Games 1 & 2 at home for 1st time since 1992 Adams Division finals vs Bruins (lost in 4); last won a playoff series after losing 1st 2 games in 2004 (beat Bruins in 7 games)
* Canadiens: 8-25 (32.0 pct) on power play on road in 2014 playoffs (2-20 [10.0 pct] at home)
* P.K. Subban (MTL): leads all defensemen in scoring in 2014 playoffs (12 points); 0 points in last 4 games

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