TODAY'S PAPER
Overcast 33° Good Afternoon
Overcast 33° Good Afternoon
SportsHockeyRangers

Rangers 4, Lightning 1

Stu Bickel of the Rangers fights B.J. Crombeen

Stu Bickel of the Rangers fights B.J. Crombeen of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period. (Feb. 28, 2013) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

The Rangers defeated the Lightning, 4-1, Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

Rick Nash of the Rangers shoots the puck
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rick Nash of the Rangers shoots the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Rick Nash of the Rangers is stopped on
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rick Nash of the Rangers is stopped on a second-period breakaway by Victor Hedman (77) and Mathieu Garon (32) of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Rick Nash of the Rangers shoots the puck
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rick Nash of the Rangers shoots the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his first period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers controls
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers controls the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Carl Hagelin of the Rangers celebrates his first-period
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Carl Hagelin of the Rangers celebrates his first-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Jeff Halpern of the Rangers defends against Tom
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Jeff Halpern of the Rangers defends against Tom Pyatt of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Stu Bickel of the Rangers fights B.J. Crombeen
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Stu Bickel of the Rangers fights B.J. Crombeen of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Rick Nash of the Rangers checks Marc-Andre Bergeron
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rick Nash of the Rangers checks Marc-Andre Bergeron of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Derek Stepan of the Rangers celebrates his first-period
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Derek Stepan of the Rangers celebrates his first-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his first period goal against the Rangers with his teammates. (Feb. 28, 2013)

Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers takes a shift
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers takes a shift in the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Feb. 28, 2013)

New York Sports