Blog 7 - Monday, April 27
Who knew that Tom Poti
was such an awesome offensive defenseman?!
And Mike Green
! This was the perfect time to get over whatever was ailing him. What about the Caps powerplay that had been 0-7?! Glad to see it's back. Milan Jurcina
? I don't know if you read my blog :), but I'm glad you decided to shoot a little softer and on net.
Although passing in the first period was inconsistent, when it was on, it was amazing. The setup to that second goal was meticulous and what a payoff! What a sweet way to end the first period: 3-1. The mood in MSG was solemn when the period ended and you could sense that the fans were starting to turn on their Rangers team (perfect!). Happily, there were a lot of fans rockin' the red in the Garden.
Thrilled with the Caps win yesterday. They played great and I really feel they have the Rangers’ number. Chasing Henrik Lundqvist
twice from the net might wreak havoc on the mental state of the Rangers players. Hope so.
On to Game 7 in DC. Thank God!
Links to stories about the series:
Postgame Notebook: Capitals 5, Rangers 3
Rout Gets Caps Home
Caps Surge on Lundqvist's struggles
Capitals get second chance to advance
Poti scores, draws boos
Dan Daly: The goal now: Leave last year in the past
Caps force Game 7
Capitals-Rangers Report Card
Caps getting goals from all over the place
Capitals force seventh game with win over Rangers
Can Capitals finish off shell-shocked Rangers?
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Author: Syd Butler | Special to NHL.com