Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 4/12/12
Last week, the Senators looked like a lock for the 7th seed in the East.  So, stupid me decided to preview Craig Anderson as if the Sens weren’t about to go on a three game skid and end up in 8th, and the first round opponent for the Rangers.  Since Anderson will be the guy the Rangers have to solve, we are going to give this bad boy a little bump since it doesn’t seem like many of you guys saw it.  If you didn’t see it the first time, that’s a bad blog reader.  If you did, give it another look and let me know how intimidated you are by Anderson and his 7-3-1 record, 1.87 GAA/.941 SV% and his 2 shutouts (career numbers) against the Rangers. (here’s a hint…I’m not at all intimidated).  Onto the post… The surprising Ottawa Senators, who many analysts had pegged for a lottery pick this year, find themselves pretty well locked into the 7th spot in the East and a date with the division rival Boston Bruins in the first round back in the playoffs and awaiting a date with the Rangers in the first
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