Rangers' vital edge is given by Kaapo Kakko joining Kid Line's scoring surge
Kakko's tip-in at 2:28 in the second period gave the Rangers their first lead against the Lightning.
Adam Fox, Rangers defenseman, made a flawless pass through a narrow window.
Kakko felt happy, probably because he was not as prominent with the big plays of his linemates.
Kakko, the Rangers' energetic, different-making, headline-stealing, and goal-scoring Kid Line had not scored a goal since Game 3 against Pittsburgh.
The 21-year old winger came into Friday's game with only four points from 15 postseason games.
After giving the Rangers the lead, Kaapo Kakko gets mobbed by his teammates.
Kakko felt left out when his linemates played so well, Rangers coach Gerard Gallant