Found December 11, 2011 on The Rangers Tribune:
Since winning games in bunches like they have for the past month and a half became common, one thing the New York Rangers have done very well is bouncing back after losses. Earlier in the week, the Blueshirts lost two close games to the Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning, but rebounded this weekend with back-to-back complete defeats of the Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers. That is always a trait of the league’s best teams, and the Rangers have established themselves as just that with the way they’ve been playing as of late. The Rangers came out and dominated this game from the opening faceoff, which was a bit surprising considering they were involved in a spirited match-up in Buffalo just 24 hours earlier. Brad Richards opened the scoring at 11:40 of the first period with a powerplay goal to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead. A few minutes later, Artem Anisimov deposited an Erik Christensen rebound to put the Blueshirts up by two with his sixth goal of the season. Note that ...
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