Historically Marian Gaborik has been bad in the shootout, but on Thursday night
he netted the winner in the third round to give the New York Rangers the 2-1
victory over Anaheim.Â
goal Henrik Lundqvist got a little payback against Bobby Ryan shutting him down
to end the game.Â
The payback for
Lundqvist was both from Ryanâ€™s shootout winner October 8th and his goal earlier
in the game.Â
Lundqvist was back on his
game tonight after struggling in his two prior outings.
The shootout followed an amazing overtime where the Rangers had numerous
chances, but could not solve Jonas Hiller.Â
Hiller was phenomenal tonight making multiple highlight reel saves to
keep a sluggish Ducks team in the game.
The Rangers only goal in regulation came from and unlikely source as Jeff
Woywitka tallied his first of the year.Â
let a slapshot go from the point that beat Hiller low late in the first
The shot deflected off Andrew
Obviously Woywitka is
feeling the pressure of the Rangers reported
signing of Anton Stralman to a one-year contract
Personally the one who should be feeling the
pressure right now is Steve Eminger.
Bobby Ryan got the Ducks lone goal on a beautiful passing sequence between
he, Getzlaf and Perry.Â
Lundqvist had no
real chance to stop Ryanâ€™s snipe far side.
Expect Sean Avery to be in the lineup Saturday as Wojtek Wolski re-aggravated
his groin injury during the first period and did not return to the game.Â
Be interesting to see how Tortorella mixes up
the lines for Saturday as he had started to get some semblance of consistency