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Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Rangers + Florida Team = Shootout Win

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For the second game in a row the Rangers went to a shootout down in Florida, and for the second game in a row they won, this time beating the Panthers, 4-3. They’re using the shootout as a crutch. If they blow a late-game lead – like they’ve done the last two games now – they know they’ll win if they can survive overtime, because they have a not-so-secret weapon: Henrik Lundqvist. He’s only allowed two goals in 17 shootout atttempts, and the Blueshirts are 6-1 in shootouts.

The Rangers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game. The romp was on. Ok, the romp wasn’t on. That’s two consecutive games that they’ve had an early lead. It’s a brand-new world for them, and I’m not sure if they know what to do with it. Nikloai Zherdev got New York on the board first with his eighth goal of the season. That gives him a goal, five assists and a fight in his last …

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