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Rangers handle Flyers to take 2-1 series lead

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin St. Louis and Dan Girardi each notched a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 31 shots, and the New York Rangers regained control of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Philadelphia Flyers with a 4-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday.Much like the previous game, the Rangers raced out to a 2-0 lead in the first period before the Flyers sliced the margin in half heading into the first intermission.Philadelphia went on to score three more times to take Game 2 by a 4-2 margin and even this best-of-seven set at one game apiece, but Lundqvist made sure Tuesday's lead held up, turning aside all 20 shots he faced over the final 40 minutes to stifle any hopes of another Philadelphia comeback."Our emotion and our desperation, Game 2 we didn't show much of that," Girardi said when asked what was different with his team this time around. "We just played a lot harder than we did in Game 2 and that shows through desperation."Derek Ste...

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