Monday, March 03, 2008
Rangers 5 Flyers 4 (OT/SO)
The blueshirts came from behind twice, held a lead and lost it twice, and finally relied on their secret weapon:
to ground the Flyers. After a first period frenzy of goals, the Rangers brought in backup goalie Steve Valiquette to replace Henrik Lundqvist, who may have been a bit distracted by the hottie with the sign:
The fist-pumping celebration above is Fredric Sjostrom, who impressed everyone (including himself) with this acrobatic goal:
And this tangled mess is the result of Martin (not pictured) Straka's goal. Out of the way, future-hall-of-famer coming through:
In the shootout, Brendan Shanahan and Nigel Dawes schooled Martin Biron, and Valiquette denied the Philly shooters. Stevie V. now has 2 road shutouts against the Flyers, plus this awesome effort in relief. YAY!
LET'S GO RANGERS!