Viagra wholesalers If you were ever going to draw up a game plan to defeat the New York Rangers, viagra wholesalers all you have to do is study what happened in Game 5 last night in Washington because the Blueshirts followed that game plan right down to the final word – which just happens to undisciplined.

Viagra wholesalers Coach John Tortorella tried to send his team a message about accountability and discipline by benching Sean Avery after the Rangers agitator took two bad penalties in the final 10 minutes of Game 4. Viagra wholesalers Of course, viagra wholesalers that plan backfired as the Rangers continued their undisciplined ways – right down to their coach who blew a fuse in the third period.

Viagra wholesalers Whether he was goaded or not, viagra wholesalers Tortorella was 100% wrong for throwing a water bottle into the stands in the third period and then following that up by grabbing a stick and pointing it at the fans behind the Rangers bench. Viagra wholesalers Expect Colin Campbell to do to Tortorella what Torts did to Avery.

Viagra wholesalers With that out of the way, viagra wholesalers let’s take a look at that three-pronged game plan.

Viagra wholesalers Step 1 – Take an undisciplined penalty in the opening minutes to derail any chance of a quick start. Viagra wholesalers Check – Scott Gomez takes a retaliatory penalty at 1:16 of the first period.

Viagra wholesalers Step 2 – Let the Rangers inefficient power play continue to struggle. Viagra wholesalers Check (in a big way) – Not only does the power play not produce a goal in four chances on the night, viagra wholesalers it gives up a shorthanded goal five minutes into the start of the game.

Viagra wholesalers Step 3 – Henrik Lundqvist turns back into a mere mortal. Viagra wholesalers Check – Matt Bradley’s second goal of the game from below the right circle pretty much ended the game by the time it was 12 minutes old. Viagra wholesalers A team that has only scored three goals in the last four games is not going to erase a 2-0 deficit, viagra wholesalers especially when the power play is zero for its last 18.

Viagra wholesalers Friday night’s game is as bad as it gets. Viagra wholesalers Contrary to Joe Micheletti who kept repeating that it did not feel like a 2-0 game, viagra wholesalers Washington was not the team waiting to be had – it was the Rangers who were waiting to be had. Viagra wholesalers Even if Micheletti were correct, viagra wholesalers the Rangers were in no position to take advantage of everyone. Viagra wholesalers

Viagra wholesalers “Something has to give with our top guys. Viagra wholesalers I’m not trying to insult them. Viagra wholesalers We have some great guys in that room, viagra wholesalers” Tortorella related to Howard Fendrich of the AP. Viagra wholesalers “This is a game where your best players have to be your best players, viagra wholesalers and it won’t happen until our best players are our best players – not kids.”

Viagra wholesalers The Rangers made the fatal mistake of giving a desperate team a chance to get back into the series. Viagra wholesalers The best time to eliminate a team from the playoffs is in your first chance. Viagra wholesalers The longer this series goes, viagra wholesalers the harder it is going to be for the Blueshirts to close it out – despite the post-game words of Bruce Boudreau.

Viagra wholesalers “They only have to win one. Viagra wholesalers We have to win two. Viagra wholesalers The pressure’s all on us, viagra wholesalers” the Capitals described to Fendrich. Viagra wholesalers “You look at the odds, viagra wholesalers the odds definitely don’t favor us.”

Viagra wholesalers The worst part is the idea the Rangers knew they had to step up their play and they failed miserably. Viagra wholesalers They did not heed the advice their captain offered up after winning Game 4.

Viagra wholesalers “I think we should go in there thinking we’re down 3-1, viagra wholesalers” Drury told Larry Brooks of the NY Post. Viagra wholesalers “We have to be as desperate as we can to match their intensity.”

Viagra wholesalers “We have to match them.”

Viagra wholesalers As the game unfolded, viagra wholesalers it was evident that Drury’s admonition would go unheeded.

Viagra wholesalers “We weren’t as ready as we needed to be, viagra wholesalers” Marc Staal said to Steve Zipay of Newsday. Viagra wholesalers “We’ve got to score at least two goals to win against these guys . Viagra wholesalers . Viagra wholesalers . Viagra wholesalers but we couldn’t find a way to do that.”

Viagra wholesalers The question to ask is why weren’t the Rangers ready? Was it the coaching staff? Was it the players? Was it a combination of both?

Viagra wholesalers In the end, viagra wholesalers verything that could go wrong did go wrong last night for the Rangers. Viagra wholesalers If there was a bad play to make, viagra wholesalers they made it. Viagra wholesalers On the first goal Derek Morris falls down at the point and Drury tries to step up on Bradley at center ice, viagra wholesalers rather than play the angle. Viagra wholesalers

Viagra wholesalers Lundqvist makes his first mistake of the series and the Rangers were down 2-0. Viagra wholesalers

Viagra wholesalers However, viagra wholesalers Alexander Ovechkin’s highlight reel goal in the second period boiled down the Rangers night. Viagra wholesalers The Blueshirts were too busy trying to poke check the puck rather than step up and play the man – which was indicative of the Rangers lack of physical play while the game mattered. Viagra wholesalers

Viagra wholesalers Let’s face it; the only thing the Rangers did right all night long was go to the right locker room at the end of each period. Viagra wholesalers Their effort, viagra wholesalers or lack thereof, viagra wholesalers was totally not acceptable.

Viagra wholesalers Simply put, viagra wholesalers the Rangers cannot afford to play from behind in this series. Viagra wholesalers Each player needs to take a long look in the mirror and find that something extra they had in the first period of Game 4. Viagra wholesalers Once they find that something, viagra wholesalers they need to go and produce a 60 minute effort – something they have not done in the playoffs as of yet.

Viagra wholesalers In a previous article I mentioned that momentum is like a pendulum and the key to winning is limiting the pendulum swings. Viagra wholesalers Unfortunately for the Rangers, viagra wholesalers that pendulum is swinging too high.

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