New York, NY (Sports Network) - Chris Kreider's goal at the 7:03 mark of overtime kept the New York Rangers alive thanks to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of this Eastern Conference semifinal from Madison Square Garden.
Rick Nash skated into the Bruins' zone on the right wing, and pulled up at the bottom of the circle before dishing ahead to a streaking Kreider for a redirection under the crossbar to end the contest.
Carl Hagelin, Derek Stepan and Brian Boyle also tallied for the Rangers, who staved off elimination and avoided being swept for the first time since 2006.
Henrik Lundqvist came up with 36 saves to help New York force a Game 5 on Saturday evening in Boston.
Nathan Horton, Torey Krug and Tyler Seguin found the back of the net for the Bruins, who failed in their first attempt at reaching the conference finals for the second time in the last three seasons.
Tuukka Rask made 28 saves in defeat.
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