Rangers players join St. Louis for mom's funeral
MAY 18, 2014 2:05p ET
His mother died suddenly three days before Mother's Day in the middle of the Rangers' series against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
St. Louis didn't miss a game and provided a lift to his teammates as they battled back from a 3-1 deficit to win the series.
The Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 7-2 on Saturday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final.
A handful of hockey fans watched as the Rangers dismounted from the team bus and entered the Laval funeral home.
Game 2 of the series is Monday in Montreal.