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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers' (Credit: AP)

Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, right, during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Game 6: Rangers 3, Senators 2

The Rangers staved off elimination and beat the Senators to force a Game 7.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers stops the puck on an attempt by Nick Foligno #71 of the Ottawa Senators. (April 23, 2012)

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal with teammates. (April 23, 2012)

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers stops the puck in front of Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators. (April 23, 2012)

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Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators chases
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Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators chases the puck in the corner. (April 23, 2012)

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers stops the puck in Game Six of the Eastern Conference against the Ottawa Senators. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson pushes New York
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Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson pushes New York Rangers right wing Brandon Prust (8). (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) checks
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Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) checks New York Rangers right wing Marian Gaborik (10) during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) celebrates
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Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) celebrates with teammates after against the New York Rangers. (April 23, 2012)

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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil (25) celebrates Ottawa's first
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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil (25) celebrates Ottawa's first goal against the New York Rangers. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil, left, celebrates Ottawa's first
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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil, left, celebrates Ottawa's first goal against the New York Rangers. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen hits New York Rangers'
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Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen hits New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) scores
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Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil (25) scores against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist as Senators left wing Zack Smith (15) and Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto (4) watch during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers
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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck while being defended by Sergei Gonchar #55 of the Ottawa Senators. (April 23, 2012)

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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers jumps to avoid the puck in front of Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators. (April 23, 2012)

Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators stick
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Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators stick handles the puck behind the net during his first NHL game in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the New York Rangers. (April 23, 2012)

Jared Cowen #2 of the Ottawa Senators and
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Jared Cowen #2 of the Ottawa Senators and Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers crash into the boards. (April 23, 2012)

Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators and
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Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators and Brandon Prust #8 of the New York Rangers fight. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen hits New York Rangers'
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Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen hits New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan during the first period . (April 23, 2012)

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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil, left, and Zenon Konopka,
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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil, left, and Zenon Konopka, middle, fight to get to the puck against New York Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko, second from left, and Brandon Dubinsky, right, during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Sergei Gonchar #55 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates
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Sergei Gonchar #55 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal with teammates. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers'
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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, right, during the first period. (April 23, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers'
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Ottawa Senators' Chris Neil fights New York Rangers' Brandon Prust, right, during the first period of Game 6. (April 23, 2012)

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