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June 12, 2014

Rangers avoid sweep, force Game 5

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NEW YORK —

New York has also won a home game in 15 consecutive playoff series, tying a league mark.

The Kings pressed for the tying goal in the third period and outshot the Rangers 15-1 in the frame and 41-19 overall.

“I think we sat back a little too much in the third period. But we didn’t blow the lead this time,” Stepan said.

Two nights after Jonathan Quick stopped 32 shots in a 3-0 victory that put the Kings on the brink of another championship, Pouliot got a puck past him.

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