The Rangers were defeated on home ice for the first time since a 3-2 shootout loss on March 24 to the Washington Capitals, a streak of nine games. It was the team’s first regulation loss at home since a 3-1 loss on March 21 against the Florida Panthers.
The Blueshirts have only lost six times in regulation in their last 24 games, including the final 14 games of the regular season.
Backs Against the Wall
The Rangers find themselves down 3-0 against the Boston Bruins, marking the first time since the 2008 against the Pittsburgh Penguins the Rangers dropped the first three games of a playoff series. They lost that series 4-1.
Staying Out of the Box
For the second time this post season, the Rangers did not allow the opposition a power play opportunity.
Rangers Play Physical
The Rangers out-hit the Bruins, 37-28, in Game 3, led by Callahan’s seven. As a team, the Rangers 401 hits are second behind the Boston Bruins, who have 415.