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Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Prucha Leads Rangers Over Pittsburgh

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After being banished to Siberia (ok, the press box), Petr Prucha made his triumphant return to the Garden and scored the tying goal with six minutes left in the game, as the Rangers defeated Pittsburgh in a shootout, 3-2. He refused to go to Hartford (hey, I’ve refused to go to Hartford my whole life), and what do you know? The decision paid off immediately.
Prucha hadn’t played in 10 games (when I mentioned to my wife that he scored a goal, she said, “Is he on Pittsburgh now?”), and hustled and got thrown around the ice as usual, but this time he actually scored a goal. It was the first time he found the back of the net since January 31st (not the one coming up but the last one). The goal was so surprising that even the TV feed from the Garden was instantly scrambled. No one could believe their eyes. Tom …

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