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Eastern Conference finals Game 2: Rangers vs. Lightning

The Rangers fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 6-2, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday at Madison Square Garden. The series is even, 1-1.

The New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist and Ryan
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The New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist and Ryan McDonagh defend against a shot attempt by Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal early in the third period against the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a third-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers
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Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers is stopped on a potential early third-period game-tying goal by Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning attempts a shot in the second period against Dan Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers surrenders a second-period goal against Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist missing this shot
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New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist missing this shot by Alex Killorn of Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd period of game 2 in the third round at Madison Square Garden in New York City May 18, 2015.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a third-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

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 against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammates Chris Kreider #20, Martin St. Louis #26 and Derick Brassard #16 during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The New York Rangers' Derek Stepan is corralled
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The New York Rangers' Derek Stepan is corralled by teammate Derick Brassard after scoring the second goal against Tampa Bay Lightning in the second period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his second-period goal and third of the game against the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores a second-period goal past Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The New York Rangers' Derek Stepan falls with
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The New York Rangers' Derek Stepan falls with Braydon Coburn of the Tampa Bay Lightning while fighting for the puck in the first period during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The New York Rangers' Kevin Klein checks Ryan
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The New York Rangers' Kevin Klein checks Ryan Callahan of Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) shoots
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) shoots to score his second goal of the game against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a first-period save against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Ryan Callahan #24 of the Tampa Bay Lightning checks James Sheppard #45 of the New York Rangers in the first period during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers
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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a first-period power-play goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The New York Rangers celebrate a goal against
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The New York Rangers celebrate a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning by left wing Chris Kreider (20) during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015.

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider, center,
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New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider, center, reacts after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) falls
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Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) falls to the ice as the New York Rangers score during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015.

Brian Boyle #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Brian Boyle #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates in the first period against the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis
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New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) reacts after the Tampa Bay Lightning scored on a Rangers 5 on 3 power play during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) shoots
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) shoots to score against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015. Johnson scored on a Rangers 5-on-3 power play.

Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores a first-period shorthanded goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores a first-period shorthanded goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday, May 18, 2015.

New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis
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New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) misses a shot against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) during the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Cedric Paquette #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Cedric Paquette #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning faces off against Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers to start Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 18, 2015.

A New York Rangers fan walks around Madison
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A New York Rangers fan walks around Madison Square Garden before the start of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 18, 2015, in New York.

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