Filip Chytil scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers routed the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Mika Zibanejad , Artemi Panarin  and Frank Vatrano each had a goal and an assist, Chris Kreider also scored and Alexis Lafrenière . Igor Shesterkin stopped 37 shots. Game 2 is Friday night at Madison Square Garden.