Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 3/19/13
The Rangers came into this game riding the momentum of solid second and third periods on Monday night. I mentioned on Twitter that this was perfect timing for a back to back, as it gives the Rangers less time to forget what they did right. This was a complete 60 minute effort in a very entertaining contest. The biggest thing is that the Rangers came away with two points in regulation, and leapfrogged the Devils in the standings. On to the goals: Rangers 1, Devils 0 Heckuva goal by MDZ there. After what can only be called a wild sequence –a sequence that included an Ilya Kovalchuk shot that got deflected, went off Henrik Lundqvist’s stick, hit the post, and bounced away– the Rangers cleared the zone while on the kill. Johan Hedberg went to play the puck at the half-boards to try and limit the amount of time killed off, but was trapped by a forechecking Derek Stepan, who stole halted Hedberg’s play just enough that he had to retreat back to the net. Stepan worked the puck to the corn...
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