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Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Rangers Stunned By Leafs

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With seven minutes and 24 seconds left in the game, the Rangers were winning 2-0. I went to get a beer… yada yada yada… they were losing 5-2. Wow. Just wow. (And that’s not a good wow.)

A funny thing happened on the way to a routine victory. A goal in the first period. A goal in the second. Stephen Valiquette shutting out Toronto. Five for five on the penalty kill. Sounds like a 2008 Rangers game to me. Everything was going according to plan. The first goal was a thing of beauty. Nigel Dawes took the puck behind the Leafs’ net and banked a pass off the boards to Dan Girardi at the point. He threaded the needle across the ice to Ryan Callahan who rifled it in for a 1-0 lead. Blair Betts scored his second goal of the year in the second, matching last year’s season total. In fact, the Betts/Sjostrom/Orr line was the best line for the Rangers in the game.

In the third, the Blueshirts …

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