Originally posted on Rangers Review  |  Last updated 11/7/11
The Rangers had to have this one tonight. No ifs, ands or buts about it. They HAD to have it. Why? It’s simple, they were playing against an inferior team without most of their “name” players. No Antropov, no Enstrom….ok, well, maybe just those 2, but for a hapless team to begin with, those 2 are enough. The Jets had all sorts of injuries to their defense, and already are having issues scoring goals as it is. They were ripe for the picking, and to be honest, the score wasn’t really indicative of the play. Sure, the Rangers didn’t play their best game, but they probably should have had at least 2 more goals if not for some outstanding goaltending by Pavelec who flat our robbed Christensen of a goal, and had several other beauties to go with it. Marty Biron probably had one of the easiest shutouts he’s ever had. Outside of the goalmouth scramble where every player possible outside of Pavelec himself was in the Rangers crease, Biron really wasn’t tested all that much. The...
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