It’s Crunch Time For The Rangers As Their Stanley Cup Clock Approaches Midnight

It’s Crunch Time For The Rangers As Their Stanley Cup Clock Approaches Midnight
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✍️ Written by
Frank Weber
🗓 Updated
May 24th 2023

In what turned out to be a bit of a defensive battle, the New York Rangers dropped game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing 3-1. A last-minute goal by Lightning winger Ondrej Palat put the knife in the coffin and put an end to a budding Rangers comeback. This goal by Palat extends his goal-scoring streak to three games in a row, and he’ll have a chance to make it four (and clinch a Stanley Cup birth) in game 6. Game 6 is set to start up tomorrow, June 11th, at 8 PM EST. If you think the Rangers have what it takes to force a game 7, then you can bet on them using any of these New Jersey Online Casinos.

The Rangers' lone goal came in the second period at the hands of defensemen Ryan Lindgren. This goal put the Rangers up 1-0, but it was a short-lived lead. Mikhail Sergachev riffled off a freak shot that traveled in-between the legs of Rangers forward Kevin Rooney and got past Rangers goalie Shesterkin for the first Lightning goal of the evening.

The Rangers need to win game 6 in order to keep their dreams alive. Game 6 is in Tampa Bay, so the Rangers will have to do the best with what they are dealt. As the odds stand right now on DraftKings Sportsbook, the Lightning are favored at -180. If you want to place a bet on them through DraftKings Sportsbook, then be sure to check out these DraftKings Promos before you do.

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Frank Weber
Frank Weber
Sports Journalist & Betting Analyst

Frank Weber is a sports & gaming writer with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and years of experience in the gambling world. He loves baseball, football, basketball, soccer, and the UFC - he even collects sports cards and memorabilia! In his free time, you could find Frank either out at a concert with friends, or at home sweating out all his (soon to be won) bets!

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