2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Rangers' Derek Stepan Runs into Referee on Potential Breakaway vs. Penguins

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIMay 11, 2014

The New York Rangers are trying to avoid elimination in their NHL playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they didn't get any help on this play.

During the first period of Game 6, Rangers center Derek Stepan had a potential breakaway opportunity, but the referee got in the way and accidentally tripped the 23-year-old.

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