Rangers hope to close out opening round
The New York Rangers will have a chance to close out the opening round of the playoffs tonight at Madison Square Garden.
The Blueshirts gained a 3-1 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday after Kevin Hayes netted his first playoff goal in overtime.
Last year, the Rangers were down 3-1 to the Penguins before rallying with three straight wins to gain a berth to the conference finals.
The game begins at 7 p.m.