Found May 24, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Hate to blame the refs for the Rangers terrible start, but the tape don't lie as the refs missed two crucial calls that directly led to Devils goals.On the Devils first goal, Stephen Gionta high sticks Derek Stepan in the face before going to the net to bang one home......last time I checked a stick to the face is a penalty.Then on the second goal, Patrik Elias is a stride offsides before parking himself in front of the net and tipping one past Henrik Lundqvist......i guess they changed the rules before the game so that the players needs to enter the zone before the puck for it to be onsides....having said that, the missed calls aren't the reason for yet again another sluggish start for the Rangers.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

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