Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 1/20/13
Ranger fans left The Garden disappointed tonight, as the Blueshirts dropped their home opener to the Penguins, in particularly brutal fashion, 6-3.  In a game we saw The King pulled in the second period, Rick Nash’s first Ranger goal, and continued sloppy, disjointed play, the good guys fell to 0-2-0 on the young season.  Let’s break down the goals… Penguins 1, Rangers 0:  Only seconds after Aaron Asham kicked the game off with a solid tilt with Tanner Glass, Brad Richards took an undisciplined interference penalty just :37 into the game.  On the ensuing Pittsburgh powerplay, after some pressure, Marc Staal failed to the clear the zone as his attempt was picked off by Kris Letang.  The Pens continued to move the puck and eventually caught the Rangers running around.  James Neal was left alone in the slot, and he rifled a shot low to the glove side and past Lundqvist.  There may have been a small screen there, but I think Hank will want that one back. Penguins 1, Rangers 1:  Around t...
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