Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/10/11
Derek Stepan was honored for his big 1g, 2a night against Ottawa with Puck Daddy's #2 star...

No. 2 Star: Derek Stepan, New York Rangers

Stepan was in on every New York goal, scoring once and setting up his new winger, Marian Gaborik, for two more as the Rangers topped the Ottawa Senators, 3-2. The first two of those goals came 2:17 apart in the second period, and the Rangers never looked back once they took the lead.

Marian Gaborik and Artem Anisimov received Honorable Mentions for their play.

Stepan also received NHL.com's second star of the night as well.

...don't remember the last time a Rangers line was an offensive threat on every shift during a game. Even early on when there weren't many shots from the Rangers they were constantly putting pressure on the Senators net. Fun to watch.

...Torts has struck gold with this line as they have combined for 8g, 14a in the five games since being united.

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