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Marc-Andre Fleury turned back the clock with a 29-save effort, and Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist scored for Pittsburgh, which will face Ottawa.
Goalie Henrik Lundqvist, a special talent, is 35, and the team’s key scorers are now on the downside of most expected performance charts.
A slow start dooms the Rangers, who at times dominated the series against the Senators, but continually came up short when it mattered.
The Rangers also played in the 2012 Winter Classic in Philadelphia and took part in Stadium Series games in 2014.
Edmonton has won five Stanley Cups but has not played in the postseason since 2006. Anaheim, which won the Cup in 2007, has lost four playoff Game 7s in the past four years.
The Rangers have put themselves in a hole with a penchant for late-game collapses, but they also have a solid record when facing elimination.
The Senators forced overtime in the final minutes, then sent a shot through Henrik Lundqvist’s legs to leave the Rangers one loss from playoff elimination.
At a university that spends $160 million on athletics annually, women must pay to play, sometimes sweeping the arena to do so. Their biggest bill? Michigan charges them rent.
Anaheim scored three goals in just over three minutes, including the tying score with 15 seconds left in regulation, in a second-round playoff series.
When the team is the visitor, Pittsburgh’s equipment staff does its best to make the locker room feel like home, down to photos of the Roberto Clemente Bridge.
The sight of Crosby, who sustained a concussion in Game 3, back on the ice opened the possibility of his playing in the near future.
Hobbled by injuries, Pittsburgh has abandoned its speedy pace and embraced a far grittier game.
Lindberg scored back-to-back goals in the second period, assisted by Tanner Glass on each, and Henrik Lundqvist did not yield an Ottawa goal until less than seven minutes were left to play.
With Paris co-hosting the World Ice Hockey Championship, a country with little renown in the sport has a chance to make its mark.
After sitting out five straight postseason games, Glass provided a physical jolt and an assist in a win at Madison Square Garden that cut Ottawa’s second-round series lead to two games to one.
The Predators are 7-1 so far in the N.H.L. playoffs, with their defensemen contributing eight goals and 14 assists.
After narrowly losing the first two games of their Eastern Conference semifinal series in Ottawa, the Rangers looked like a different team in Game 3 at the Garden.
The N.H.L. will not hold a disciplinary hearing for Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen for his crosscheck that injured Penguins star Sidney Crosby.
Crosby was crosschecked by Matt Niskanen of the Washington Capitals and was on the ice for several minutes before leaving under his own power on Monday.
In his first year behind the bench in Ottawa, Boucher has taken his team to the second round of the playoffs, where they lead the Rangers by two games.