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Eastern Conference finals Game 6: Rangers vs. Lightning

The Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 7-3, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday at Amalie Arena to force a Game 7 on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

The New York Rangers celebrate after defeating the
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The New York Rangers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning, 7-3, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers
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J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Keith Yandle #93 and J.T. Miller #10 of
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Keith Yandle #93 and J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers celebrate with their teammates after the second goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Brian Boyle #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Brian Boyle #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning faces off against Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Anton Stralman #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Anton Stralman #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning passes the puck against Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24)
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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) scores against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save against the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers
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Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammate Derick Brassard #16 after a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) falls
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) falls to the ice without his mask during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. At right is Tampa Bay Lightning center Alex Killorn (17).

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers scores a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers scores a goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

New York Rangers center Derick Brassard (16) scores
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New York Rangers center Derick Brassard (16) scores a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis
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New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) flips the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov (89) defends during the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during an NHL Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on during warm ups before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers warm up before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

Fans gather outside of the arena before Game
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Fans gather outside of the arena before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 26, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.

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