The New York Rangers took Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a three-goal third period, and Henrik Lundqvist got his fifth career shutout, beating the Devils 3-0 on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.

Dan Girardi, Chris Kreider and Artem Arnisimov each had a goal and an assist - Anisimov's tally was an empty netter.

Game 2 is back at MSG on Wednesday night.