2012 NHL Playoffs: Rangers Vs. Senators - Do Or Die ... Again
A lack of leadership in the NHL executive offices has made it tough to suspend a player when a playoff series is on the line.
Injured stars, bitter wars of words, paranoia about the officiating: The Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers have set up an ideal Game 7.
Jakob Silfverberg will make his NHL debut for the Ottawa Senators this evening against the New York Rangers.
|- 1, Ottawa Power-Play Goal - Chris Neil (2), from Sergei Gonchar and Nick Foligno at 7:05. Penalties - Mike Rupp, NY Rangers (Roughing), 5:47; Matt Carkner, Ottawa (Delaying Game-Puck over glass), 10:02; Chris Neil, Ottawa (Fighting (maj)), 15:10; Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 15:10; Zack Smith, Ottawa (Roughing), 18:06.|
|- 2, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Derek Stepan, from Brad Richards and Anton Stralman at 8:55. 3, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Brad Richards (2), from Michael Del Zotto and Derek Stepan at 17:08. 4, NY Rangers Goal - Chris Kreider, from Derek Stepan and Marc Staal at 19:19. Penalties - Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Cross checking), 6:22; Milan Michalek, Ottawa (Holding), 7:57; Jakob Silfverberg, Ottawa (Boarding), 9:18; Chris Kreider, NY Rangers (Interference on goalkeeper), 14:28; Filip Kuba, Ottawa (Hooking), 15:42; Nick Foligno, Ottawa (Interference on goalkeeper), 15:58.|
|- 5, Ottawa Goal - Jason Spezza (3), from Colin Greening at 19:21. Penalties - Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Tripping), 1:44; Kyle Turris, Ottawa (Slashing), 4:11; Marian Gaborik, NY Rangers (Hooking), 8:20.|