Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 4/12/12
(1) New York Rangers 51-24-7    vs.    (8) Ottawa Senators 41-31-10   Game 1: April 12, 7pm- Ottawa @ New York Game 2: April 14, 7pm- Ottawa @ New York Game 3: April 16, 7:30pm New York @ Ottawa Game 4: April 18 7:30pm New York @ Ottawa Game 5: April 21 7pm Ottawa @ New York* Game 6: April 23 TBD* Game 7: April 26 TBD* *if nessecarry   This being the NHL an eight beating a one is not a huge shock. Few would be surprised to see LA knock off Vancouver in their WCQF, but it seems the prevailing opinion among many is that Ottawa doesn't stand a chance in this series. I'd admit there's more daylight between 1 and 8 in the East, nevertheless the Senators have some clear advantages going into this series they should be able to exploit. Even StrengthThe vast majority of the game is played at even-strength so it's no surprise that metrics that deal in it correlate most closely to winning. While the Rangers have a slightly better 5on5 goal ratio than Ottawa (1.14 vs. 1.0...
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