New York won 3-2 at Boston on Jan. 19 -- the Bruins' most recent regulation home defeat -- and 4-3 in a home shootout Feb. 6. But the Rangers enter amid a 2-7-5 stretch following Monday's 5-2 home loss to Pittsburgh.
Goals by youngsters Brendan Lemieux and Vinni Lettieri gave the Rangers a 2-0 lead late in the first period against the Penguins. However, New York managed 19 shots on goal over the next two periods after recording 16 in the first.
"First period, we were all over them," defenseman Brady Skjei told the Rangers' official website. "Just kind of got away from it.
"Got to move on from this -- another big game in Boston coming up."
New York's Alexandar Georgiev made 31 saves in his second straight start Monday, as the team continues to take a good look at its backup. He stopped 27 of 30 shots against Boston in February. >> Read More
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