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The Lightning are hanging on to a late lead in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden.

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W2W4: Lightning at Rangers, Game 5

With the series tied, here's what to watch for between the Rangers and Lightning in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden.

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Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Bishop has responded to adversity same way Lundqvist did in Game 5. Hasn't been tested a ton but come through when he has been. #NYR #TBL

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Nice drop pass by Nash for a one-timer by Stepan but Bishop is able to fend off the rising blast #NYR still down 2-0.

The silence is deafening at MSG

Rangers fans don't exactly seem optimistic about their team's chances of coming back from a 2-0 deficit. At the first stoppage of the 3rd period, you could hear a pin drop in Madison Square Garden. Follow live


Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

After starting the playoffs with no goals in his first 8 games, Stamkos has 7 goals in his past 10; including four in his last four games

Lightning double up the lead

Marc Staal's tripping penalty bit the Rangers big time, as Steven Stamkos put together a nifty one-timer from right in front of the net to give Tampa Bay a 2-0 lead late in the 2nd period. Follow live


Lightning fend off Rangers, score first

New York had two consecutive advantages thanks to back-to-back Lightning penalties -- yet the Rangers only managed a couple of weak attempts on goal. Back to full-strength, Valtteri Filppula made the most of Tampa's forechecking and found the back of the net. The Lightning lead 1-0. Follow live


Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Lundqvist busy and makes a couple saves after #NYR power-play produces nothing but a point shot with no traffic in front of Bishop.

Lundqvist with a glove save, and a beauty

A sloppy Rangers turnover in their own zone threatened to turn into the first score of the game, but Henrik Lundqvist flashed the leather for a fantastic save on Steven Stamkos to keep things scoreless. Follow live