Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images The Rangers are set to play tonight in their second of back-to-backs, third game in four nights, and their fourth of five games in eight days. That’s a whole lotta hockey for the Rangers, who are in the middle of a four game winning streak, including last night’s come from behind OT win against the Islanders. The Sens on the other hand, have lost four in a row. The last time these two teams met the Rangers lost in a shootout, but the Sens lost goaltender Craig Anderson (who hasn’t played since). These shorthanded Sens are still without Anderson, Karlsson, and Jason Spezza. As we discussed in the last game thread with the Sens, they are a bit of a different mold than the Rangers are used to. The Sens forechecking strategy is a bit complex, as they are a hybrid aggressive forechecking/lock team. When they are trailing or tied, they’ll send two or three guys after the puck in a 2-1-2 forecheck. When they are ahead though, they lock it up with a 1-1-3 fo...
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