The Montreal Canadiens played much better in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The problem is that the New York Rangers played almost as well as they had in Game 1.
Led by Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers frustrated the Canadiens time and again. Montreal dealt with the Rangers' speed much better than they did in Game 1, but it wasn't enough.
The Rangers return to Madison Square Garden with a 2-0 series lead and a chance to all but bury the Habs with a win on Thursday night.
Let's take a look at the keys for each team in Game 3.