Brian Boyle scored his third of the postseason when tied the game, 3-3, in the third period. He added two shots and two hits in 16:25 of ice time. Boyle has 10 points in 32 playoff games, compared to 82 points in 309 regular season games.
Nash, Mac Get Assists on Winner
Both Rick Nash and Ryan McDonagh were credited with assists on Kreider’s game-winning goal in overtime. Nash finished with a team-high five shots and was credited with three hits and a plus-2 rating in 22:59. Nash is tied for fifth in the NHL with 40 shots on goal, six behind Henrik Zetterberg for the league lead. Nash now a goal and three assists in his last five games.
In addition to the assist, McDonagh had three blocks and logged a team-high 29:43 of ice time. He now has three points in his last four games as well, and leads all Rangers defenders in scoring with four points.
Hags Gets in Goal Column
Carl Hagelin picked up his third goal of the playoffs in the second period, and added three shots in 20:24 of ice time. He’s tied for second on the team with three goals and six points this spring. His six points in 11 games is double what he finished with in 20 games last season.
Hamrlik Gets First Playoff Point as Ranger
Defenseman Roman Hamrlik recorded an assist in his first playoff game as a Ranger in Game 4. He finished with 10:55 of ice time. The assist gave Hamrlik 10 points in 26 career playoff games against the Boston Bruins.
Haley Makes Postseason Debut
Forward Michael Haley made his NHL postseason debut in Game 4, and finished with two hits in 7:56 of ice time. Haley became the third Ranger to make their playoff debut this spring, and seventh to make their Rangers playoff debut.
Torts Passes Campbell
Rangers head coach John Tortorella passed Colin Campbell for third on the Rangers’ all-time playoff coaching wins list with 19 victories. Emile Francis is second with 24 wins, while Lester Patrick tops the list with 32.