New York Rangers short-handed players expect to be hungry and angrier on home ice following Game 4 defeat

TAMPA (Fla.) — The New York Rangers After suffering back-to back losses, the “angrier” will return home. Tampa Bay Lightning Forward reports that the Eastern Conference Final was tied at 2-2. Artemi Panarin.

It makes us more hungry, and even angrier. Sometimes, it's good to lose. It's how we will react, I believe. I don't believe we have lost our confidence. He said that they will be hungry for more next time after Tuesday's 4-1 Game 4 defeat.

In Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Rangers have been an entirely different team away and home. They score 4.22 goals per contest at Madison Square Garden. They also give up 2.22 goals each game. The Rangers allow 3.67 goals per match and average 2.44 goals per games on the road.

The Rangers are currently on an eight-game winning streak, their only loss being in triple overtime in Game 1. Pittsburgh Penguins In the first round.

“I hope it's going be a homer series. So far, that's how it looks. “We're pretty good at our building, and they're pretty great in their building,” Gerard Gallant, Rangers coach, said.

Gallant believes, just like his players that the Rangers can be self-confident going home. However, it is important not to be overconfident.

They need to be calm but also have the courage to go out and play more. He stated that it's a “two out of three” situation. “We have home ice. But we've gotta play better.”

The Lightning defeated the Rangers' top scorers by finding their game at Home. New York has only scored one even-strength goal in the second period of Game 2. They scored three power-play goals in Tampa, including Panarin’s goal in Game 4.

“They're back to back Stanley Cup champions. “We're in Eastern Conference finals playing an extremely good team,” defenseman Jacob Trouba said. “I don’t think we anticipated to come in and blow the doors off this thing. This is competitive hockey. This is a very good team. These will be tough games.”

Forward Pat Maroon Just 2:38 in the first period, the Lightning got going. Defenseman Zach Bogosian Carrying the puck deep into Rangers' zone, he made a cut in front of goal. Goalie Igor Shesterkin Maroon scored the rebound with his third playoff win by getting out to the top of Maroon's crease.

The Lightning's star players then did their part. Nikita Kucherov At 13:07 in the second period, a breakaway was scored. Steven Stamkos All but ended the game at 4:56 in the third period to take the 3-0 lead. Ondrej PalatGame 3's hero, played an instrumental role in both goals.

At this point in the series, injuries are a concern for the Rangers. Gallant stated that the Rangers missed center. Ryan StromeHe was forced to withdraw from the game due to a lower body injury sustained in Game 3. Gallant stated that he is still feeling good. Center Filip ChytilGallant said that he left the game with an upper-body injury in Game 4. This is the same assessment he gave Strome before he was absent in Game 4. Center Barclay GoodrowThe Game 3 goalkeeper, who had his foot blocked by Game 3, was able to play in the Game 4.

“Every team deals with injuries. We love the diversity of our team. Trouba stated that he believes we can overcome and manage injuries. Do we miss them?” Yeah. Are we hopeful they will return? Yeah. But, we must be able to live without them.”

The Rangers depart Tampa in a familiar spot, with the home team having won all four games of their first-round series against the Rangers. Carolina Hurricanes, too.

“Best of all three. Two wins at home. Last time, two were lost on the road. This is how a series should be in theory. “Supposed to be capable of holding serve.” forward Chris Kreider said. “But, certainly would have liked one here.”

Trouba believes that the Rangers are capable of handling the Lightning's best.

“We're one the three remaining teams. You expect them to do their best. You want the best for them. We want to be the best,” he stated. We feel that we are an up-and-coming team. We've arrived. We are eager to play these games.

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