Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 5/16/12
In the previous two playoff series this year, the Rangers have taken the opening game at Madison Square Garden, only to lose Game 2 and shift home ice to their opponent. They will be looking to avoid making it three straight when they take on the Devils in Game 2 tonight at the World's Most Famous Arena (via ESPN NY)...Ryan McDonagh..."It's a huge opportunity. We haven't done it before; it's made it a tougher road. It would be nice to, in a sense, make a stand on home ice and make that last win mean that much more."Ryan Callahan..."The last two series we've kind of let Game 2 slip away from us. We've got to make sure we're ready tomorrow."It'd be really good. The last two rounds, we haven't...it's been back and forth. We haven't had a two-game lead yet. In this type of playoffs, it's obviously important to get that. We're putting a lot of emphasis in tomorrow's game and trying to get that two-game lead."...would be absolutely huge for the Rangers to finally take the 2-0 series lead ...
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