News: Rick Nash scored his first goal of the playoffs in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Boston Analysis: Having been stuck in Columbus for the entirety of his career previously, the goal is just the second of Rick Nash's playoff career. With a goal and two assists in his last three games, perhaps Nash is warming up just in time to push the Rangers into the conference finals.
News: Tanner Glass will make his first playoff appearance since Round 1 Sunday night against the Senators. Analysis: Tanner Glass has eight hits in four playoff contests and brings a penalty-killing element Joe Vitale does not offer.
News: Henrik Lundqvist indicated after Sunday's loss to the Bruins that he'll get his left shoulder checked out, Andrew Gross of The Record reports. Analysis: Henrik Lundqvist acknowledged that his shoulder was an issue in third period Sunday, but so far there is nothing to suggest that his availability for Tuesday's Game might be impacted.
News: Ryan Callahan was a minus-1 with a goal on three shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to Boston. Analysis: Ryan Callahan's even strength goal not only quickly answered Boston's early lead, but came on a nifty deke across the crease past Tuukka Rask. The Rangers' captain also tied this season's playoff-high with eight hits in the loss.
News: Johnny Boychuk scored a goal in Sunday's win over the Rangers in Game 2 of the Bruins' second-round playoff series. Analysis: Johnny Boychuk notched just one goal in 44 regular season games, but his dangerous shot has already hit the back of the net three times in nine playoff games to date.
News: Torey Krug picked up a goal and an assist in Sunday's win over the Rangers in Game 2 of the Bruins' second-round playoff series. Analysis: With his skill and poise, Torey Krug, who now has two goals and three points in two playoff games, is making a case to stay in the Bruins' lineup even when the likes of Dennis Seidenberg, Andrew Ference and Wade Redden return to health.
News: Tuukka Rask stopped 35-of-37 shots in Sunday's win over the Rangers in Game 2 of the Bruins' second-round playoff series. Analysis: Tuukka Rask, who has won his last three playoff starts, has led the Bruins to a 2-0 series lead in the process. He'll continue to man the pipes for the team when the series resumes in New York on Tuesday.
News: Martin Havlat (groin) won't play in Tuesday's Game 4 against the Kings, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports. Analysis: Kurz adds that he'd be shocked to see Martin Havlat play again in the Sharks' second-round series against Los Angeles, which the team trails 2-1.
News: Darroll Powe (undisclosed) won't play in Sunday's Game 2 against the Bruins, the team's official site reports. Analysis: Marc Staal and Ryane Clowe remain out as well, with Darroll Powe's last action for the Rangers coming back on May 6.
News: Ryane Clowe (undisclosed injury) won't play in Sunday's Game 2 against the Bruins, the team's official site reports. Analysis: At this point, there's no concrete timetable for when Ryane Clowe might return to the Rangers' lineup. He last suited up for the team back on May 10.