Eastern Conference semifinals Game 6: Rangers vs. Senators

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The Rangers were eliminated from the playoffs after a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators in a must-win Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Madison Square Garden. Ottawa won the best-of-seven series, 4-2.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers shakes
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers shakes hands with Bobby Ryan of the Ottawa Senators afterGame 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers waits
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers waits to shake hands with the Ottawa Senators after a loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The New York Rangers bench looks on after
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The New York Rangers bench looks on after the Ottawa Senators scored an empty-net goal in the third period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

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Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan, Henrik Lundqvist and Antti
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Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan, Henrik Lundqvist and Antti Raanta of the New York Rangers shake hands with members of the Ottawa Senators after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Brady Skjei of the New York Rangers looks
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Brady Skjei of the New York Rangers looks on after the Ottawa Senators scored an empty-net goal in the third period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Ryan McDonagh and Brady Skjei of the New
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Ryan McDonagh and Brady Skjei of the New York Rangers look on after the Ottawa Senators scored an empty-net goal in the third period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Head coach Alain Vigneault of the New York
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Head coach Alain Vigneault of the New York Rangers shakes hands with head coach Guy Boucher of the Ottawa Senators after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates with
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates with teammate Mark Stone after an empty-net goal in the third period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates with
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates with teammate Jean-Gabriel Pageau after an empty-net goal in the third period against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers waits
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers waits to shake hands with the Ottawa Senators after a loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Chris Kreider and Ryan McDonagh of the New
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Chris Kreider and Ryan McDonagh of the New York Rangers react after the Ottawa Senators scored a third-period empty-net goal to clinch Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The New York Rangers bench looks on after
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The New York Rangers bench looks on after the Ottawa Senators scored an empty-net goal in the third period during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after allowing a goal by Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on during the second period against the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The Ottawa Senators celebrate their second-period goal against
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate their second-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers scored by Erik Karlsson during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika
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New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika Zibanejad scored a goal against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes a save in the second period against the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika
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New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika Zibanejad scored a goal against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika
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New York Rangers' Chris Kreider celebrates after Mika Zibanejad scored a goal against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second-period goal against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad scores a goal
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New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad scores a goal against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers surrenders
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers surrenders a second-period goal against Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after allowing a goal by Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after allowing a goal by Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist reacts after allowing a goal by Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Chris Kreider of the New York Rangers tips
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Chris Kreider of the New York Rangers tips the puck wide and past Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist can't stop
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist can't stop the goal by Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers is
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Rick Nash of the New York Rangers is stopped in the first period by Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Oscar Lindberg splitd Ottawa Senators'
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New York Rangers' Oscar Lindberg splitd Ottawa Senators' Derick Brassard and Erik Karlsson in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the Ottawa Senators in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Mike Hoffman of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Mike Hoffman of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first-period goal against the New York Rangers with his teammates during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvest can't stop
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvest can't stop the goal by Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The Ottawa Senators bench celebrates their second goal
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The Ottawa Senators bench celebrates their second goal of the first period against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The New York Rangers look on during a
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The New York Rangers look on during a video review of the second Ottawa Senators goal of the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks
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Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks Dion Phaneuf of the Ottawa Senators during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist can't stop the
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New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist can't stop the goal by Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvest makes a
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvest makes a save on a shot by Ottawa Senators' Tom Pyatt in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks
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Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks Dion Phaneuf of the Ottawa Senators during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh checks Ottawa
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New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh checks Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider gets pressure from
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New York Rangers' Chris Kreider gets pressure from Ottawa Senators' Marc Methot in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks
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Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers checks Dion Phaneuf of the Ottawa Senators during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Kevin Hayes of the New York Rangers plays
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Kevin Hayes of the New York Rangers plays the puck in the first period against Tom Pyatt of the Ottawa Senators during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Ottawa Senators' Mike Hoffman (68) celebrates with teammates
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Ottawa Senators' Mike Hoffman (68) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in New York.

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