Originally posted on Rangers Review  |  Last updated 1/22/12
The Boston Bruins are a great team. Make no mistake about it. They deserve to be the Stanley Cup Champs. They are fundamentally nearly flawless. They play an outstanding defensive game. They have some superb upper end offense, and an outstanding defense with superb goaltending. They work hard each and every shift, and throw their bodies around with reckless abandon. Now. Re-read that entire sentence, and instead of Boston Bruins, swap it out for New York Rangers. Outside of the Stanley Cup champs remark, doesn’t all that stuff apply to the Rangers as well? There’s a reason. The Rangers play a damn near identical style to the Bruins. The Bruins are probably better at puck control, but the Rangers also probably have the better horses up front. Little difference here and there, but by and large, very similar teams. As such, the Rangers definitely earned their win tonight, going toe-to-toe with a damn good team, and coming up with an extra time win. It was just a fun game...
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