Paille’s goal puts Bruins on verge of East finalsNEW YORK - It took 40 years for Original Six rivals Boston and New York to face off again in the playoffs.
Beantown’s Bruins seem intent on wrapping up the long-awaited get-together in a hurry.
Daniel Paille scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:31 left in the third period and Boston put the Rangers on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
Boston leads the series, 3-0, and can advance to the conference finals as early as Thursday at Madison Square Garden. AP