After being shutout in back to back games, and mustering a total of two goals over a three-game stretch this series, the New York Rangers have bounce in their step again. It may be do in part to a personal loss that stunned the team this week.

Three days after Martin St. Louis unexpectedly lost his mother, he scored just 3:34 in Sunday's Game 6 on Mother's Day against the Penguins giving the Rangers an early lead which the road to a 3-1 win to force a decisive Game 7 on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.

Carl Haglin and Derek Brassard also lit the lamps at home in the Game 6 win.