BOSTON -- The New York Rangers will dress the same lineup for Saturday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals that they dressed for Game 4. They trail the Boston Bruins in the best-of-7 series, 3-1.
Darroll Powe was on the ice for pregame warmups at TD Garden, but he will not play. Powe hasn't played since Game 3 of the conference quarterfinals.
Brad Richards is scratched for a second straight game. Arron Asham is also scratched.
The Rangers will also start Game 5 with the forward lines they used in the third period and overtime in their 4-3 win in Game 4 on Thursday.
Here is the Rangers lineup, based on pregame warmups:
Chris Kreider - Derek Stepan - Rick Nash
Carl Hagelin - Derick Brassard - Ryan Callahan
Taylor Pyatt - Brian Boyle - Mats Zuccarello
Micheal Haley - Kris Newbury - Derek Dorsett
Ryan McDonagh - Michael Del Zotto
John Moore - Dan Girardi
Roman Hamrlik - Steve Eminger
Injured: Marc Staal (eye), Anton Stralman (undisclosed), Ryane Clowe (undisclosed)
Scratched: Brad Richards, Darroll Powe, Arron Asham, Matt Gilroy
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