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Sunday, December 14th, 2008

A Weekend With the Rangers

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The Rangers had a nice little weekend planned – beat the Devils as usual, go to Home Depot and look at some bathroom tile, take on Carolina, maybe wash the car. But after a couple of ill-fated beer bongs on Friday night, they ended up streaking down Seventh Avenue (“Bring your green hat!”) and letting in eight goals to New Jersey. On Saturday, they sobered up, put their sweater vests on and had a typical Rangers shootout win, 3-2, over the Hurricanes.

Friday’s game was an exaggeration of everything that’s been wrong with the team this season. The defensive zone coverage was an absolute disgrace, there were Devils players wide open all game and the Rangers were running around in their own zone like they were all hammered and had no idea what to do or where to be.

On Saturday, they tightened up, scored their obligatory two goals, while letting in their usual two goals. Henrik Lundqvist was back to his old self, making one great …

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