Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Game Four-- Rangers and Senators, April 18, 2012

The consensus is that without the efforts of Henrik Lundqvist on Monday night, the Rangers could very well be on the wrong end of the 2-1 lead that they currently hold over the Senators.

In Game three Ottawa played as perfect a game as one could hope to play, without coming up with the win. A single goal the difference between victory and defeat, momentum and a panic inducing state in New York City.

It will be that theme that Paul MacLean will have to work with heading into Game 4, reinforcing all of the Senators good work habits of Monday, while seeking that one goal that could make the difference and send the series back to New York tied at 2 wins a piece.

The Ranger, no doubt know that they dodged a bullet on Monday, outplayed and out hustled for the majority of the game, it was their goaltender who saved their backsides in a game that the Sens probably deserved to win.

When you're the front runner, sometimes you need a bit of luck to quell the uprising of the underdogs, the Rangers found some luck on Monday, best not to give the Sens more incentive in game four...

Game Four-- New York 2  at Ottawa 3 (OT)  

Series is tied at two games each

Previews and Reviews

Post game--

Ottawa Sun-- Win one of Sens' best, says Phillips
Ottawa Sun-- Sens tie series in thrilling OT win
Ottawa Citizen-- Senators still refuse to surrender
Ottawa Citizen-- Overtime is old hat to former Binghamton stars
Ottawa Citizen-- Senators take 'Nintendo' approach, hit reset after slow start
Ottawa Citizen-- Fine finish for Turris, uneven night for officials
New York Post-- Rangers lose to Senators in OT; series tied
New York Post-- Rangers power play fizzles when it matters
New York Post-- Rangers' Staal hits Senators' Spezza in head
NY Daily News-- Senators' Kyle Turris scores early in OT to beat NY Rangers
NY Daily News-- NY Rangers not feeling the crush of Game 4 loss against Ottawa ... yet
New York Times-- With Rally, Senators Prove to Be Rangers' Match
Globe and Mail-- Senators level series with Rangers
National Post-- Kyle Turris scores in overtime as Senators even series with Rangers

Pre Game

Ottawa Sun-- Alfie misses skate, likely out for Game 4
Ottawa Sun-- Sens need another hero
Ottawa Sun-- Sens hope to avoid home futility mark
Ottawa Sun-- Butler's big effort a plus for Sens
Ottawa Citizen-- Alfredsson still unlikely to play
Ottawa Citizen-- Senators need breakthrough perforrmance
Ottawa Citizen-- Senators still talking a good game
NY Post-- Rangers ready for Game 4 vs Senators tonight
NY Post-- Senators' Alfredsson doesn't skate; likely out for Game 4
NY Post-- Rangers' Boyle trying not to 'dwell' on newfound stardom
NY Daily News-- NY Rangers' Brian Boyle becomes star and villain in Ottawa...
NY Daily News-- Senators' Konopka jokes about Lundqvist push ...
Globe and Mail-- Senators looking for a playoff hero against Rangers
National Post-- Senators counting on their best players to step it up

Previous Items on the Series

Game Three
Game Two
Game One

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