Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 10/29/11
Opponent: Ottawa Senators Leading Scorer: Jason Spezza (5-8-13) Goaltender: Craig Anderson (3.66 GAA, .880 SV%) Rangers Lines: Wojtek Wolski-Erik Christensen-Marian Gaborik Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan Ruslan Fedotenko-Brian Boyle-Brandon Prust Derek Stepan-Artem Anisimov-Kris Newbury Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi Tim Erixon-Mike Sauer Michael Del Zotto-Steve Eminger Henrik Lundqvist Martin Biron Scratches: Marc Staal (concussion symptoms), Mike Rupp (knee) Preview: So the Rangers had a clunker on Thursday’s home opener against the Leafs, and Lundqvist had a  bad game. They are forgiven. The Senators are not the Leafs. They are not off to a hot start (aside from Spezza), and the team is incredibly flawed. The goaltending is weak as well. Peppering Craig Anderson with shots is a good way for the Rangers to get up early and maintain the lead. The defense should be able to shut down Spezza, who has little help with him. Control the puck, control the play, and walk away with...
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