Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 1/24/13
Lundqvist
Source: NJ Star Ledger This game could have –and should have– been a blowout for the Flyers. But as usual, Henrik Lundqvist kept the Rangers in it and made it a game. Hank was the best Ranger on the ice n the first period, stopping a lot of quality chances for the Flyers. There was also nothing he could do on both of the Flyer goals in the second period. Flyers 1, Rangers 0 It’s ironic that Joe was mentioning that Kimmo Timmonen and Luke Schenn were pinching a lot this game. It was something that they were doing all game, and it’s because of the way the Rangers play in the defensive zone. The Rangers play a collapsing box, and that leaves the point men with a wide berth. This gives them the opportunity to pinch more effectively. This goal was a product of the pinch. The Flyers were able to maintain possession, and it wound up on Nick Grossman’s stick. His shot, which appeared to be going wide, took a few bounces and wound up hitting Wayne Simmonds’ leg and in. Good luck will always ...
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