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Lightning and Rangers headed to Game 7 in wild series

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) lies on the ice after allowing a goal during the third period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Rangers defeated the Lightning 7-3. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

NEW YORK (AP) — Six games into the Eastern Conference finals, the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning have taught hockey fans to expect the unexpected.

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Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle (22) collides with Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) during the third period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. The Lightning won 2-0. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin)

NEW YORK (AP) — Scoring goals made the Tampa Bay Lightning one of the NHL’s most entertaining teams this season. Playing defense for the first time in three games has them within a victory of the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in franchise history.

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Lightning’s Ben Bishop on spot after giving up 10 goals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, foreground, and defenseman Andrej Sustr (62), of the Czech Republic, can't stop a goal by New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) during the third period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Nash had two goals and an assist as the Rangers defeated the Lightning 5-1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

NEW YORK (AP) — Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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