New York Rangers: Ryan McDonagh Finds Rick Nash for Tiebreaking Goal (Video)

With game four tied at one apiece, New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh finds Rick Nash to provide the Blueshirts a 2-1 lead.

Game four of the first round Stanley Cup Playoff series between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens has played out entirely differently than game three.

 


Actually, that’s a drastic understatement. The giant egg the Rangers laid on Madison Square Garden’s ice surface on Sunday night now feels like a distant memory through 30 minutes of play tonight.

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Not only did New York score in the first period, they currently hold a 2-1 lead over the Habs.

The men responsible for this tiebreaking goal are Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash. First, the captain kept the put in on the blueline. Then, he executed a picture-perfect pass to Nash along the goal line.

Nash did the rest in beating Carey Price:

The first goal came via Jesper Fast who, thanks to the Tanner Glass scratch, is playing with a new fourth line in Oscar Lindberg and Michael Grabner:

We’re now under 10 minutes to go in the second period.

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