Rangers 5 Lightning 2
Tampa Bay scored their 1st period goals and left Ranger fans contemplating another home loss/lame effort. But Sean Avery got hooked while on a breakaway early in period 2, and was awarded a penalty shot. Here we go...
Avery's 'superstar' move got the Rangers started, the 1st of their 4 2nd period goals, so let's serenade Sean: NY Rangers Goal Celebration Song
Vinnie Prospal (see top photo) put one in, Erik Christensen added 2 goals, and an empty netter by Chris Drury rounded out the scoring.
27 saves for the King, and oh yeah, there was a little of this, too:
Time for the NHL to go dark for the Olympic break, and 5 Blueshirts will be involved:
King Henrik Lundqvist for Sweden, Marian Gaborik for Slovakia, Olli Jokinen for Finland, Chris Drury and Ryan Callahan for USA. Good luck, boys, and don't get injured...
LET'S GO RANGERS!