The New York Rangers will look to stave off elimination as they hit the ice in Game 5 of their best of seven NHL playoff series against the Boston Bruins in a pro hockey game on Saturday night.
Puck drop from Boston is scheduled for 5:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The NHL playoff game five odds from this Eastern conference semifinal round has the home side Boston Bruins favored by -148 odds with the road underdog New York Rangers returning +138 odds. The goal total is lined at five goals.
The Rangers forced a fifth game in this series as they now trail the Boston Bruins by a 3-1 margin following their game four 4-3 home overtime victory on Thursday night as a -110 betting odds favorite. The total landed over the total of five goals.
Boston blew a 2-0 lead as they score two power play goals in the second period as the Rangers rally to tie the game at 2-2 at 1:15
of the third period. The Bruins found the net at 8:06 as Tyler Seguin scores at even strength. The Rangers score their first power play goal of this series at 10:00 mark of the third period as Brian Boyle finds the net for the equalizer. The Rangers force a game five as Chris Kreider scores at 7:03 in the overtime period. The Bruins outshot the Rangers by a 40-32 margin and won four more face-offs. New York scored once in four power play tries while the Bruins found the net twice in four man advantage situations. The Rangers are 1 of 14 on the power play in this series and a miserable 3 of 42 on the power play this postseason.