Rangers forward Martin St. Louis to play Game 5 against Penguins following mother's death
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis will play in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Pittsburgh on Friday a day after his mother's death.
St. Louis' mother, France, died unexpectedly in Montreal on Thursday at age 63.
St. Louis travelled home after receiving the news shortly after the Rangers landed in Pittsburgh.
The Rangers trail the Penguins 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.
The 36-year-old St. Louis is tied for second on the team in post-season scoring with two goals and six assists in 11 games.