The Rangers and Bruins are set to do battle in the playoffs for the first time in 40 years tonight. Over the past few seasons the Rangers and Bruins have grown a mutual respect for each other, as they both play the same type of game. That game being physical, winning board battles, and getting goals at even strength. They both have solid defense and an awful powerplay. This series will be won at 5 on 5. Be sure to check out all of our series preview posts, which will prep you for the next two weeks of grueling hockey.
Series Lead: Series tied 0-0
NYR Playoff Leading Scorer: Derick Brassard (2-7-9)
BOS Playoff Leading Scorer: David Krejci (5-8-13)
NYR Playoff Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (7 GP, 1.65 GAA, .947 SV%)
BOS Playoff Goaltender: Tuukka Rask (7 GP, 2.49 GAA, .923 SV%)
Rangers Lines (unconfirmed until Torts releases the lineup):
Broadcast Info: NBCSN, 7:30pm