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Kreider makes mark in Rangers win

The 21-year-old's surreal ride continues with a goal, assist in Game 1 victory

Updated: May 15, 2012, 3:18 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- His cap pulled low over his eyes, a small laundry bag slung over his right shoulder, Chris Kreider still looked like a college boy on scholarship, a kid ready to retreat to his dorm room to plan a late-night pizza or prank.

Only this isn't your garden variety 21-year-old athlete. Kreider is the son of Boxford, Mass., who grew up to win national titles at Boston College -- something a fellow local, Doug Flutie of Natick High, couldn't even pull off.

Kreider ...

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