Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 3/21/13
(Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images) As I sat on my couch watching the game tonight, I found myself repeating the same phrase over and over throughout the tilt: “it’s not their night”.  I mean, this was a trap game, anyway.  I watched as pucks bounced around Jacob Markstrom’s crease, deflected off defenders, and bounced into the Ranger net.  The Blueshirts pummeled the young Swede and aside from a nifty move from Marian Gaborik, came up completely empty.  They dominated play for most of the night, but nothing went right this evening. The top three lines showed flashes of brilliance, Hank looked very sharp, and the cycle/puck possession game looked fairly strong.  They created chances, but Markstrom played a tremendous game.  Hopefully they came build off some of the positives against the Caps.  Onto the goals… First period Panthers 1, Rangers 0 After Roman Hamrlik took a high sticking penalty around the 8:00 mark, the Panther powerplay went to work.  Dan Girardi misplayed a clearing
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