It was a win or lose for the home team Rangers, who before the meeting were down 3-2 in matches.
And New York immediately linked the grip on the match with 2-0 in the first period.
Mika Zibanejad scored one of the goals.
It was 3-0 before Carolina got their first puck.
Rangers Filip Chytil made it 4-1 with his second goal and Carolina did not succeed in more than reducing to 5-2.
Igor Sjestiorkin in the Rangers goal not only saved 37 shots, he is also noted for two assists.
- It's fun to have a goalkeeper who only has to score goals as the next step, says teammate Artemij Panarin according to Rangers Twitter account.
- He is absolutely incredible, Gallant says about his goalkeeper.
- I think he even tried to get a third assist.
It was Rangers' sixth home win in a row in the playoffs, and a new club record for most home wins in a row during a playoff.
Meeting seven, on the other hand, will be away for New York, where Carolina has been strongest.
That match will be played the night before Tuesday Swedish time.Keywords: