The Rangers staved off elimination with a win in Game 4 to send the series back to Boston and extend the season for at least one more game.
The Rangers lost Game 3 and will now need to ask themselves something Curt Schilling asked almost nine years ago to extend their season.
The Rangers were embarrassed by the Bruins in Game 2 and face another must-win situation at home on Tuesday night.
The Rangers lost Game 1 to the Bruins in overtime though without Henrik Lundqvist the game would have never made it to overtime.
The Rangers won their first road Game 7 in franchise history and eliminated the Capitals thanks to five goals and a second consecutive shutout from Henrik Lundqvist.
Henrik Lundqvist put together the best performance of his career and the Rangers’ lone goal was the difference to force the series to a seventh game.
Henrik Lundqvist stood on his head again, but the Rangers lost Game 5 in Washington because of their inability to extend a lead or score more than one goal on the road.
The Rangers tied the series with the Capitals thanks to their second consecutive home win and four-goal game at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers took the must-win Game 3 from the Capitals 4-3, but they are faced with the same situation again in Game 4.
The Rangers lost 1-0 in Game 2 to the Capitals when Henrik Lundqvist stood on his head and the offense was absent yet again.