The Rangers hosted the Hurricanes in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference second-round playoff series on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Madison Square Garden.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 and Ryan Strome #16 of the New York Rangers defend the net in the first period against Jesperi Kotkaniemi #82 of the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Sebastian Aho #20 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers collide in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 of the New York Rangers makes a save in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Antti Raanta #32 of the Carolina Hurricanes makes a save late in the second period against Ryan Strome #16 of the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 Ryan Reaves #75 of the New York Rangers defend the net in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty net goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty net goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty net goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammate Ryan Lindgren #55 during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Tyler Motte #64 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period empty goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammate Ryan Lindgren #55 during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31, Mika Zibanejad #93 and Filip Chytil #72 of the New York Rangers react after the Carolina Hurricanes scored a goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Nino Niederreiter #21 of the Carolina Hurricanes celebrates his goal in the second period against the New York Rangers during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 of the New York Rangers makes a save in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 and Ryan Reaves #75 of the New York Rangers defends the net in the second period against Max Domi #13 of the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31, Mika Zibanejad #93 and Filip Chytil #72 of the New York Rangers react after the Carolina Hurricanes scored a goal in the second period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with teammates Mika Zibanejad #93 and K'Andre Miller #79 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 of the New York Rangers reacts after surrendering a second period goal against Nino Niederreiter #21 of the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes upends Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes upends Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Sebastian Aho #20 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers collide in the first period during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes upends Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes upends Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates a goal in the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes by teammate Mika Zibanejad #93 during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Antti Raanta #32 of the Carolina Hurricanes surrenders a goal in the first period against Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Igor Shesterkin #31 of the New York Rangers makes a save in the first period against Jesperi Kotkaniemi #82 of the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers misses a scoring chance in the first period against Antti Raanta #32 of the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes upends Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Three of the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, May 22, 2022 in New York City.

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