In an effort to lighten the mood during the lockout, The New York Rangers Blog will be writing faux recaps for every Rangers game missed due to the work stoppage. Enjoy.
PITTSBURGH - The injury embroiled Pittsburgh Penguins received help from two unexpected sources tonight on their way to a 2-1 OT win over the New York Rangers with the vice president in attendance tonight.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced before the game that former Ranger and Pen Luc Robitaille would suit up tonight, taking Sidney Crosby's roster spot after he complained about menstrual headaches following last night's game against the Canucks.
The Rangers opened the scoring 12 minutes into the first period when Rick Nash deked between two Penguin defenders and scored on Marc Andre Fleury before barreling into the Penguin goaltender. Fleury was down on the ice for several minutes before being helped off the ice.
With Tomas Vokoun still not 100% with lingering effects of his groin injury,...