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Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 5: Rangers v. Bruins 6/25

Here are some notes for those fans who are getting ready to watch Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal series between the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins.

New York trails the series 3-1 after recording a huge 4-3 overtime victory over the Bruins on 6/23 at Madison Square Garden. This series now heads back to Boston, where the Rangers hold a 24-34 record all-time in Game Five.

Rangers Recap:

It was a back-and-forth Game 4 but the Rangers who recorded their first power play goal in the series found a new life thanks to the overtime victory. Recording goals in the game were Carl Hagelin, Derek Stepan, Brian Boyle and Chris Kreider who had the game-winner at the 7:03 mark. In the cage Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves.

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Henrik Lundqvist had posted 30 or more saves in  the playoffs 21 times, holding a 10-11 record with a 1.61 goals-against average, a .951 save percentage and four shutouts in those games.

New York holds a 93-143-6 playoff record on the road, while holding an overall record of 106-164-42-2 in Boston.

Game 5 between the Rangers and Bruins is set to air on the NBC Sports Network, with face-off scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

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