Ryan Callahan's scoring surge is one reason why the New York Rangers are on another winning streak, and showing signs of pulling away from the rest of the Eastern Conference.
The Boston Bruins would like to cut into that lead, but will need to win back-to-back games for the first time in over a month.
Callahan and the Rangers look to extend their overall winning streak and their road run against the Bruins to four Tuesday night.
Callahan has five goals during New York's three-game winning streak, scoring an acrobatic backhander while falling to the ice in Sunday's 3-2 victory against Washington. That came less than 24 hours after the Rangers captain notched his second career hat trick in a 5-2 win at Philadelphia.
"I think sometimes people think he's just a shot-blocker, and a guy that can bang along the boards, and forecheck and finish checks, but this is what his third season with 20-plus goals," coach John Tortorella said. "He can also play and make plays. I think Cally has a...