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Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Quite the turnaround in this game, Bolts were dominating most of this period but Rangers get 2 in a row... Strong response by veteran team

Rangers get a two-fer in second

New York hasn't played much even-strength hockey in the 2nd period, but with everyone on the ice, the Rangers put together a quick flurry of goals from Chris Kreider and Keith Yandle to take a 3-1 lead on the Lightning. Follow live


Lightning get the equalizer

It was just a matter of time for Tampa Bay. A faceoff win in the offensive zone set up Steven Stamkos for his 3rd goal in his past 3 games, and the Lightning and Rangers are tied at 1-1 over midway through the 2nd. Follow live


Shorthanded Rangers keep board clean

New York has given the Lightning 2 power play opportunities in the second period, and Tampa Bay has come up empty both times. Henrik Lundqvist is standing on his head, but can he withstand the constant pressure? Follow live


Lundqvist keeps coming up big

With the Lightning on a 2nd period power play, Henrik Lundqvist was under a barrage of pucks on net. But several spectacular saves, including a nifty poke check, kept Tampa Bay off the board, and the Rangers lead 1-0 early in the period. Follow live

Linda Cohn @lindacohn

The @NYRangers must keep up intensity. Force the triplets line to play D. And keep it simple. Be patient. Be opportunistic! Go to net!

Rick Nash scores a goal... in the playoffs

The Rangers top scorer didn't score much so far in the playoffs but he puts it past Ben Bishop to give the Blueshirts a 1-0 lead. Follow live

Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

Mark Barberio will make his 2015 Stanley Cup playoff debut for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4. Coach Cooper again going with 7 D and 11 F