2012 NHL Playoffs: Rangers Vs. Senators: Chris Kreider Watching And Learning But Won't Play Tonight
The Rangers cruised to an easy win in Game 1, part of the spoils of being the Eastern Conference top seed.
Some headlines from the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, focusing on the Eastern Conference Quarter-Final series between the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers.
With coach John Tortorella, the New York Rangers have advanced to the playoffs in three of the past four seasons. Of course, the first two times they made it, they were bounced in the first round....
|- 1, NY Rangers Goal - Ryan Callahan, from Anton Stralman and Artem Anisimov at 12:01. Penalties - Filip Kuba, Ottawa (Holding), 4:00; Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Tripping), 8:11; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Cross checking), 15:13; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa (Roughing), 15:31; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Roughing), 15:31.|
|- 2, NY Rangers Goal - Marian Gaborik, unassisted at 16:24. 3, NY Rangers Goal - Brian Boyle, from Artem Anisimov and Dan Girardi at 19:06. Penalties - Ryan McDonagh, NY Rangers (Tripping), 12:56; Filip Kuba, Ottawa (Hooking), 16:53.|
|- 4, NY Rangers Goal - Brad Richards, from Carl Hagelin at 2:15. 5, Ottawa Goal - Daniel Alfredsson, from Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek at 10:05. 6, Ottawa Goal - Erik Condra, from Nick Foligno and Kyle Turris at 17:41. Penalties - Mike Rupp, NY Rangers (Misconduct (10 min)), 2:51; Chris Neil, Ottawa (Misconduct (10 min)), 2:51; Zack Smith, Ottawa (Slashing), 7:44; Zack Smith, Ottawa (Delaying Game-Puck over glass), 12:04.|