Originally posted on Rangers Review  |  Last updated 11/27/11
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The Rangers were good tonight. Real good. In fact I’d have to say this was their best game in all facets all season long. Henrik Lundqvist was outstanding. The offense got tons of high quality chances only to be thwarted by an excellent performance by Bobrovsky. The defense was outstanding, limiting the nuclear hot Claude Giroux to very few chances at all (only 1 really comes to mind, a great glove save by Henrik). Of course, you do have to put a slight asterisk on this game, as the Flyers were without Jaromir Jagr, Chris Pronger, and JVR, where JVR and Jagr have the same offensive equivalent as Gaborik and Richards, and Pronger has better numbers than any of our defenseman in a fraction of the games. We don’t have Staal, Wolski or Rupp, but I’d say they got the short end of that stick. You still have to play the team they ice, so it is what it is. Regardless though, the Rangers played an outstanding game tonight, particularly in the defensive zone. While they did give u...
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