Should the Rangers not get the job done at Prudential Center, bigger questions will be asked of their underperforming stars, and the pressure will be tightened on John Tortorella. It’s up to the Blueshirts to bury their demons in New Jersey.
The New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Lightning 4-2 on Saturday night extending their winning streak to five games. Derek Stepan’s two points helped secure the victory.
Lubomir Visnovsky and Corey Perry each had two goals and an assist, and Bobby Ryan added a goal and three assists to help the Ducks beat the Rangers 5-2 on Wednesday night.
The Rangers look to continue their scoring surge Wednesday night in Anaheim as each team fights for a playoff spot in its respective conference.
Steven Stamkos will try to lead the Lightning to a season high-tying fifth straight victory Wednesday night against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.