Flyers Send Rangers Packing in Pressure Filled Final Game

April 11th, 2010 by Greg Caggiano Leave a reply »
Aside from the fourth line, the New York Rangers should be embarrassed for not being able to defeat the Flyers in a game in which Henrik Lundqvist played his best game of the season and made 46 saves.

They were outplayed and outmatched from beginning to end, and could not overcome the massive amount of pressure the Flyers had on them.

The Rangers would strike first when Jody Shelley scored a little more than three minutes in. Assists went to Rozsival and Anisimov.

From there it all went south, as the Rangers could not get any offensive flow going, and that would be their downfall.

Every Flyers fan will admit that Brian Boucher has been terrible. He was not terrible this afternoon, but then again, we really don’t have a large enough sample space to judge him by. The Rangers mustered up a mediocre 25 shots in regulation and overtime.

The Flyers then pounded the Rangers with every chance they had, outshooting them in every period, for a game total of 47. They had the pressure in the second half of the first period, and the entire second and third periods.

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