NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers celebrates the game-winning goal in the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2015 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Lightning 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (5/18/15)
NEW YORK - The New York Rangers are hoping to take a commanding lead in the Eastern Conference Final tonight at Madison Square Garden.
The Blueshirts won Game 1 after getting a bounce at the end of the third period. Rookie Kevin Hayes banked a puck off Dominic Moore's leg in the closing minutes of the game to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead.
It was Lightning goalie Ben Bishop's first career loss to the Rangers after posting an 8-0 record in regular season games.