Found April 16, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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At last, a sincere playoff hockey game with no shenanigans to take away from it. What we saw at Scotiabank place tonight in Game 3 between the Rangers and Senators was a hard-fought, respectable postseason contest featuring two teams that did not want to give an inch, starting with the play of their respective goaltenders. This time around, the Rangers were the ones to get the late lucky bounce that they converted on, and that ended up being the difference. The playoffs are all about opportunity, and the Rangers jumped all over theirs to take a 2-1 lead in the series on this night.  In the first period of this game, the Rangers survived the early surge that was expected from the Senators in their first game in front of the home crowd in the playoffs. However, surviving, at least in my mind, was not satisfying enough after what occurred in Game 2 on Saturday. I expected the Blueshirts to come out with a much more urgent effort in the opening stanza, with plenty of offensive pressur...
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