New York Rangers-Pittsburgh Penguins: Who Are THESE Guys?

February 13th, 2010 by Russell McKenzie Leave a reply »
Every single game, it seems, a different Rangers team shows up.

Last night we saw a team that thrived in the face of adversity.  Marian Gaborik was active for the game, and had 4:02 in mainly useless ice team before calling it quits for the night.

Michael Del Zotto got sliced by a Gino Malkin skate midway through the first period and was sent to the locker room for stitches.

Yet, the Penguins were held to a one goal lead through that ineffective first period.  The Pens lone first period tally came on a play where Dan Girardi couldn't handle the puck in the corner.  Sidney Crosby took advantage of this and put the puck behind the sharp Henrik Lundqvist.

Then a different team stole the Rangers uniforms and came out for the second and third period.  This team stuck up for each other.  They cleared the after-the-whistle stuff from in front of Lundqvist.  And when both Dubinsky and Prospal scored to put the Rangers ahead, the igloo went silent.  

The other telling event here was when Pens tough guy Matt Cooke pummeled lover Chris Drury to the ice, Michael "I Just Work Here" Rozsival ca ...

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