Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 2/17/13
The Rangers took it to the Caps offensively in this game, tallying a whopping 20 shots in the first period alone. The Rangers eventually finished with 40 shots on goal. Braden Holtby was the only reason why this game wasn’t 6-1 or 7-1. He made several outstanding saves from point-blank range. The Rangers were able to erase a 1-0 deficit on goals by Carl Hagelin and Derek Stepan, with Stepan’s coming on the Rangers’ fourth powerplay of the game. On to the goals: Weak side D is Gaborik’s man. Caps 1, Rangers 0 This goal is the result of an overall defensive breakdown. First, on the Eric Fehr chance, J.T. Miller missed the trailer (Fehr), and the Rangers dodged a bullet –albeit for about 10 seconds– when Fehr hit the post. After the Caps regained possession, the puck worked its way to the point and Mike Ribeiro. In this case, Ribeiro is Brad Richards’ assignment, but Miller already covering the point as his man was literally next to Ribeiro. Where the Rangers faltered was when Gaborik...
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