New York, NY (Sports Network) - Ryan Callahan scored twice and Brad Richards
posted two assists, as the New York Rangers eliminated their rivals from
playoff contention with a 4-1 decision over the Devils at Madison Square
Taylor Pyatt and Derek Stepan also tallied for the Rangers, who have won three
in a row and five of six overall to pull even with idle Ottawa for seventh
place in the Eastern Conference with 52 points.
Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves as New York seeks its seventh playoff berth in
the last eight years.
Andrei Loktionov recorded the lone score and Martin Brodeur stopped 18 shots
for the Devils, who will miss out on postseason hockey for the second time in
the last three seasons.
The Sports Network