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Ottawa Senators at New York Rangers Quarters Game 2: Fan Playoff Preview
The New York Rangers remembered the last time they were the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference in 1994, they went on to win the Stanley Cup. Even though they held a 1-2-1 record against the Ottawa Senators during the regular season, they rolled to a 4-2 victory in Game 1. New York knows they are at a point where they must play to win.
The Rangers hope for a repeat performance on Saturday, April 14 when the two teams meet again in New York. A 2-0 series lead would be ideal before they head to Ottawa for the next two games in the series. Simply put, this series will come down to who wants it more, and knowing the New York Rangers, they will be hard to stop moving forward.
The New York Rangers will take on the Ottawa Senators at the Madison Square Garden located in New York, N.Y. on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7 p.m. EDT.
New York comes into Game 2 of the first round finishing the season with a 51-24-7 record. They were 27-12-2 on their home ice during the regular season.
Ottawa enters Game 2 of the first round finishing the season with a 41-31-10 record. They were 21-14-6 on the road during the regular season.
The playoff series:
The playoff series is currently stands at 1-0 in favor of the Rangers.
Where to watch:
The game can be watched live nationwide on NBCS or CBC.
The playoff statistic leaders:
Ottawa: Craig Anderson- 4.08 GAA, Erik Condra/Daniel Alfredsson- 1 goal, Nick Foligno/Milan Michalek/Kyle Turris/Jason Spezza- 1 assist, Erik Condra/Daniel Alfredsson/ Nick Foligno/Milan Michalek/Kyle Turris/Jason Spezza- 1 point.
Injuries to note:
New York: Steve Eminger (sprained right ankle), Michael Sauer (concussion), Mats Zucarello (fractured left wrist).
Ottawa: Peter Regin (left shoulder).
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All data provided by NHL.com
Quote courtesy of the Associated Press
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