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Rangers down Flyers to regain series lead

New York, NY ( - Brad Richards and Dominic Moore each netted second-period goals to help the New York Rangers take back the upper hand in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Philadelphia Flyers via a 4-2 Game 5 triumph at Madison Square Garden.

Moore added an assist on Brian Boyle's empty-net score in the final seconds that sealed the victory and put the Flyers on the brink of elimination when the series returns to Philadelphia for Game 6 on Tuesday.

Marc Staal also had a goal and Henrik Lundqvist came up with 24 saves for New York, which bounced back from a 2-1 loss in Game 4.

Steve Mason turned in a 37-save effort for Philadelphia on Friday, but managed just 18 stops in this one.

04/27 14:59:18 ET

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