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Rangers push Flyers to brink of elimination
Philadelphia Flyers' Sean Couturier, center, reacts to the glove-save by New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist, right, of Sweden, while pushing away Rangers' Martin St. Louis during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
April 27, 2014, 2:57 pm

NEW YORK (AP) Brad Richards and Dominic Moore scored second-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves as the New York Rangers pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination with a 4-2 victory in Game 5 on Sunday.

Defenseman Marc Staal gave the Rangers the lead in the first period and they extended it in the second in taking a 3-2 edge in the first-round series. Game 6 is Tuesday in Philadelphia. If necessary, a deciding seventh game would be back at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.

The teams have alternated wins the entire series.

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