May 2013


Cialis brand Somewhere Sean Avery is smiling because he got his wish in the end – the Rangers firing coach John Tortorella. Cialis brand Now is not the time to delve into an in-depth at what happened and why it happened. Cialis brand The news is still fresh and the rumor mill will need time to start churning out potential replacements.

Cialis brand No, cialis brand today is about asking questions and hearing from Rangers President/GM Glen Sather. Cialis brand Today can be considered a Groundhog’s Day Redux because Sather awoke from his mid-spring slumber in Banff to address the media – a chore that both he and his deposed coach just love to do (he said sarcastically). Cialis brand

Cialis brand I did not get a chance to listen to the conference call Sather had with the media, cialis brand but it lasted about 20 or so minutes. Cialis brand God forbid Sather actually stumble onto a plane and meet with the media. Cialis brand I guess he is saving that for mid-June or so when he hires Pierre McGuire as the new Rangers coach – talk about a true God forbid moment.

Cialis brand As things stand now, cialis brand Mike Sullivan is still around. Cialis brand However, cialis brand that might just be to have someone around to turn the lights on and off. Cialis brand I guess Jim Schoenfeld could have done that, cialis brand but with the Draft upcoming and the re-launch of the Hartford Wolf Pack, cialis brand he might be busy – unless he is on the shortlist of candidates … and that might not be bad thing.

Cialis brand One interesting note from the conference call was what Sather said when he was asked about his future. Cialis brand

Cialis brand Sather responded, cialis brand “I don’t know what you are talking about with all the roles, cialis brand I don’t sharpen the skates here, cialis brand I gave that up. Cialis brand I will continue as GM for next season.”

Cialis brand I wonder if he is looking to quietly fade into the sunset? It is interesting how he limited himself to “next season”.

Cialis brand Anyway, cialis brand here are some Sather snippets from the conference call with my “translation”/response supplied. Cialis brand

Cialis brand Sather: “Every coach has a shelf life.”
Anthony: “So does every General Manager so Torts had to go before they canned me.”

Cialis brand Sather: “There’s a lot of good coaches around with different qualities…”
Anthony: “The wrinkled old man has his eye on someone and is afraid he might be gone. Cialis brand Lindy Ruff has spoken to Dallas and Don Maloney is trying to re-sign Dave Tippett. Cialis brand He better pass on Alain Vigneault.”

Cialis brand As an aside, cialis brand Bob McKenzie tweeted that Vigneault was on the Rangers shortlist when they hired Bryan Trottier, cialis brand but the former Canucks boss did not get an interview.

Cialis brand Speaking of Vancouver, cialis brand one longshot candidate, cialis brand Dallas Eakins, cialis brand is interviewing in Vancouver. Cialis brand Could Slats have pulled the trigger on Torts because he couldn’t run the risk of not getting a shot to talk to Eakins?

Cialis brand Sather on Lundqvist comments: “It didn’t have anything to do with it. Cialis brand We plan on signing Henrik to a long-term contract.”
Anthony: “If it looks like a duck and quack likes a duck, cialis brand it is a duck. Cialis brand If it had NOTHING to do with Hank why wait four days to fire your coach and risk losing one of those ‘good coaches’?”

Cialis brand Sather: “Can’t predict what new coach’s system will be like”
Anthony: “It will be whatever system that gets Hank to put his Johann Hancock on to a contract extension. Cialis brand Besides, cialis brand we change systems around here as often as I chew on cigars”

Cialis brand Sather: “I think if you are not in the Stanley Cup and not winning it your season hasn’t been a success.”
Anthony: “Hmm, cialis brand GM since June 2000 and he hasn’t been to a Stanley Cup Final, cialis brand never mind win one. Cialis brand I guess that makes Sather a ‘non-success’”

Cialis brand Sather: Said that benching Brad Richards was an “organizational decision.”
Anthony: “You guys should have known Torts was a goner back then when I had B-Rich benched.”

Cialis brand Sather: “It was the choice of how we’re going to get better”.
Anthony: “The choice to get better – GM Jeff Gorton.”

Cialis brand Ultimately, cialis brand there are three questions that need to be answered in the coming days following the firing of Tortorella.

Cialis brand 1. Why did Sather decide to fire Torts?
2. Who replaces Tortorella?
3. How many more coaches does Sather get to hire/fire?

Cialis brand We know that the Rangers are a whole different ballgame when it comes to Garden involvement in the day-to-day running of the franchise. Cialis brand James Dolan does not pretend to know anything about hockey, cialis brand unlike his forays into being the GM behind the GM of the New York Knicks.

Cialis brand As a result, cialis brand this decision was Sather’s and Sather’s alone. Cialis brand For those who were anti-Tortorella and called for his firing, cialis brand you got your wish. Cialis brand However, cialis brand to them I say be careful of what you wish for. Cialis brand Sometimes it is better to keep the devil you know then the devil you don’t know.

Cialis brand Truth be told I would have kept Tortorella as the Rangers coach – with some conditions. Cialis brand He would have needed to hire a coach or consultant, cialis brand if you wish, cialis brand to work on the power play. Cialis brand Sometimes a new perspective is needed. Cialis brand

Cialis brand I also would have talked about adjusting the Rangers defensive zone coverage a bit. Cialis brand The Rangers get pinned in their own zone so much, cialis brand and for so long, cialis brand because the forwards are collapsing too much in an attempt to choke off the shooting lanes. Cialis brand Putting the forwards at the top of the circle might have provided a happy medium where they could still be in position to block shots and be in position to break up the passes to the points.

Cialis brand I wonder how the anti-Tortorella camp will react if, cialis brand at the press conference to announce the hiring of a new coach, cialis brand GM Glen Sather says, cialis brand “Ladies and gentlemen, cialis brand I give you the newest Head Coach of the New York Rangers – Pierre McGuire.”

Cialis brand Okay, cialis brand enough analysis for now. Cialis brand I have more to say and will in the coming days as things take shape in the wonderful world of Rangers-Land where there is never a dull moment – in-season or in the off-season.

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How much is viagra ‘‘We gave them a couple of gifts and it cost us the game.’’

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How much is viagra The Rangers resiliency was tested again as Boston scored two seconds after Ryan McDonagh’s borderline call for Goalie Interference expired as the Bruins scored after Henrik Lundqvist made a flurry of stops late in the Boston power play.

How much is viagra However, how much is viagra less than two minutes later a month of Sundays hit the calendar, how much is viagra pigs started to fly and cats and dogs were living in harmony as the Rangers power play woke up from its doldrums to tie the game midway through the third period.

How much is viagra Credit Brian Engblom for pointing out the two things the Rangers did right, how much is viagra for a change, how much is viagra on their power play and the big mistake the Bruins committed.

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How much is viagra I hope John Tortorella puts the following quote up on the bulletin board in the TD Garden prior to Game 5 as a reminder of what the Rangers need to do on Saturday.

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How much is viagra The King rallied his teammates with a pre-game speech and then went out and backed it up – especially in overtime as he counted key stops on Patrice Bergeron, how much is viagra Jaromir Jagr and Brad Marchand among his 37 saves.

How much is viagra “I told the guys before the game there was no way we were losing this game, how much is viagra” Lundqvist said. How much is viagra “We want to keep playing. How much is viagra We owe it to ourselves, how much is viagra to our fans. How much is viagra All our focus today was just on this game. How much is viagra Now we move our focus to the next game and the first period of that game. How much is viagra We will see how far that takes us.”

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How much is viagra The game-winning goal goes to show that good things happen when players go to the net and pucks are put on goal or at least in areas of the ice where deflections turn into scoring chances and eventually goals.

How much is viagra While Rick Nash’s pass was precise as he managed to elude Chara’s wingspan, how much is viagra it was a defensive breakdown by one of the Bruins rookie defenseman that paved the way for Kreider to send the Garden faithful home with a smile and a dream.

How much is viagra Dougie Hamilton got caught on the outside of Kreider instead of being on the inside. How much is viagra The key to playing defense is to either put yourself between the puck and the goal or to put yourself between the puck and the man you are checking. How much is viagra Hamilton did neither and the series heads back to Boston for Game 5.

How much is viagra While addressing the media following the game, how much is viagra Bruins coach Claude Julien would not press the panic button.

How much is viagra “There is no panic here, how much is viagra” Julien said. How much is viagra “Had we been outworked and not been there at all we would be talking differently here, how much is viagra but we didn’t get outworked. How much is viagra All it was, how much is viagra as a team, how much is viagra was we didn’t execute as well as we have been. How much is viagra We have to go back home and play a better game.”

How much is viagra While there might be no panic, how much is viagra there might be some concern given the team’s history – blowing a 3-0 series to lead to Philadelphia in 2010 and nearly frittering away a 3-1 series lead to Toronto. How much is viagra There is also the specter of the Providence Bruins blowing a 3-0 series lead to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the AHL Calder Cup Playoffs.

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How much is viagra Of course, how much is viagra all of that is moot unless the Rangers win Game 5.

How much is viagra Here are my random Ramblings for Game 4:

How much is viagra • It sure is nice to watch a game on any of the NBC family of channels and not have to listen to Pierre McGuire gush over all things Bruins. How much is viagra One note to CNBC, how much is viagra please ditch the stupidly annoying logo superimposed on the screen.
• The Rangers overtime was their first in four tries this year in the playoffs and was the Bruins first overtime loss in four tries. How much is viagra Lundqvist raised his playoff overtime record to 4-11.
• As big a story as the Rangers win is, how much is viagra the Brad Richards benching runs a close second and would have been an even bigger story had the Rangers lost. How much is viagra It was not an easy decision for Tortorella to bench one of the team’s leaders and Alternate Captains – especially given the relationship between the two, how much is viagra but it had to be done. How much is viagra Tortorella was correct when he said he was doing the player and the team disservice by playing Richards on the fourth line – especially if he is not going to produce on the power play.
• In the press conference Tortorella said, how much is viagra ‘‘By no means is this a situation where I take him out and I’m blaming him, how much is viagra’’ Tortorella said of Richards. How much is viagra ‘‘I need to make decisions about what I feel is right for our team to win tonight’s game, how much is viagra and that’s why I made that decision.’’
• Interesting opinions expressed on Twitter in reference to the Richards saga. How much is viagra Brett Hull tweeted “Coach T has lost his mind Richards has ability to change a game’s outcome”. How much is viagra Exactly when did Hull become such a brilliant hockey mind? How did that stint running the Dallas Stars turn out? Oh yeah, how much is viagra he ended up paying Sean Avery almost $2 million a year to play for the Rangers.
• Former Rangers center and current Boston Bruin Marc Savard decided to weigh in as well via Twitter: “Tortorella should get fired right after the game he has ruined all of his players’ confidence.” I guess those post-concussion syndrome blues must be in full bloom because the Game 4 Rangers did not seem to lack for any confidence. How much is viagra Savard did clarify his position later: “I’m just mad at Torts because if I recall in 2004 Richards helped him win the cup #connsmythe all I’m saying is live or die with your guy!!!” Given how long Torts stuck with Richards, how much is viagra I’d say the coach played him for as long as he could. How much is viagra Besides, how much is viagra Tortorella’s main responsibility is to the Rangers and doing whatever he thinks is best for the team.
• Andrew Gross of The Record pointed out that Lundqvist is 5-0 with a 0.98 goals against average, how much is viagra a .966 save percentage and two shutouts in elimination games at the Garden. How much is viagra Also, how much is viagra Gross wrote the Game 4 victory is the Rangers fifth overtime win in their history when facing elimination. How much is viagra The last time it happened, how much is viagra well, how much is viagra do the words, how much is viagra “Matteau! Matteau! Stephane Matteau!” ring a bell?
• The Blueshirts are 5-6 in Game 4 elimination games when they face a 3-0 series deficit.
• The Rangers problems scoring have been compounded by their defensemen’s inability to produce goals. How much is viagra Last year, how much is viagra Rangers blueliners produced 11 of the team’s 43 goals (25.6%) through 20 games. How much is viagra This year, how much is viagra through 11 games, how much is viagra the d-men have scored three of the Rangers 25 goals (12%). How much is viagra Of course, how much is viagra Marc Staal (three goals) has yet to play and Anton Stralman (three goals) might be done for the series.
• With the Rangers finally breaking through on the power play, how much is viagra the biggest slump in NYC belongs to Mets 1B Ike Davis (1-for-38).
• The Bruins have had 18 previous attempts at a playoff sweep and accomplish the feat 13 times.
• The Rangers HAVE to find a way to account for and slow down the Bruins defensemen. How much is viagra The Boston blueliners have accounted for 12 of the team’s 33 goals.

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• The Bruins have outscored the Rangers 5-1 in the third period in this series.
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Cialis online sales Callahan might have had one of the worst games of his Rangers career. Cialis online sales He just appeared to be a step late in trying to defend the Bruins cross-ice passes in the Rangers zone and was generally not up to his usual standards. Cialis online sales You can expect that will not be the case in Game 2.

Cialis online sales “We felt like we were right there, cialis online sales” the captain relayed to Cyrgalis. Cialis online sales “We’ve dealt with this [losing in OT] before. Cialis online sales It happened to us twice in the Washington series. Cialis online sales We’ve got two days to regroup and we go right back at it.

Cialis online sales Here are my random Ramblings from Game 1:

Cialis online sales • Brad Marchand’s name enters the Rangers-Bruins playoff lore. Cialis online sales The last time the two teams played an overtime game in the playoffs Jerry Toppazzini scored one of his nine playoff goals in 1958.
• The most famous of all Bruins overtime heroes against the Rangers is Mel Hill who truly earned the nickname “Sudden Death”. Cialis online sales During the 1938-39 season, cialis online sales Hill scored just 10 goals. Cialis online sales However, cialis online sales in the 1939 Semifinals Hill channeled his inner goal scorer as he scored three overtime game-winning goals against the Rangers. Cialis online sales Two of those times Hill’s goals came in Triple OT, cialis online sales including the series winner in Game 7.
• Marchand’s goal was the first of the playoffs. Cialis online sales The Rangers have to hope it is a harbinger for Rick Nash to start scoring. Cialis online sales Nash was active last night and it was his rush that paved the way for McDonagh’s tying goal with 1.3 seconds left in the second period. Cialis online sales In the final minute of the first period, cialis online sales Nash came down the RW and took a wrist shot rather than try another one of those infernal spinoramas – definitely a good sign.
• Stepan’s goal was the six the Bruins have allowed in the first two minutes of a period in their playoff games – thus making strong starts in each period a must.
• We had it pounded into our heads by NBC Sports that Jaromir Jagr is older player who needs to limit his shifts – especially late in games. Cialis online sales Here is just how old he is – Jagr was the only player alive when the Rangers and Bruins last met in the playoffs on April 10, cialis online sales 1973.
• Okay who does Pierre McGuire have a bigger man-crush on: The Bruins 4th line (Gregory Campbell, cialis online sales Dan Paille and Shawn Thornton) or Brad Marchand? If the Bruins 4th line is the thing that is going to tip the balance of power in this series, cialis online sales then sign me up for a Rangers series win.
• Speaking of Marchand, cialis online sales the Rangers need to put bodies on both Marchand and David Krejci as a way to slow them down.
• While I am in bash NBC Sports mode, cialis online sales why would you not shift the Los Angeles-San Jose game over to CNBC (or even the NHL Network) while the Rangers-Bruins were battling in overtime? That is the problem when you have one network running your sport.
• I am not sure if it was coincidence, cialis online sales a specific game plan or just a matter of the flow of the game, cialis online sales but Boston sure looked like they placed an emphasis on attacking down the right side and then peppering Lundqvist with shots to the long side (i.e. Cialis online sales the stick side).
• Another thing the Bruins were doing was looking to make long passes to get behind the Rangers defensemen. Cialis online sales Given the Rangers’ blueliners for letting forwards get behind and for sometimes playing too wide apart, cialis online sales it is a smart strategy for the Bruins and one the Blueshirts will need to tighten up.
• The Rangers must take advantage of the three rookie Bruins defensemen (Matt Bartkowski, cialis online sales Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug). Cialis online sales It was Bartkowski’s inability to get the puck deep that led to Stepan’s go-ahead goal.
• Speaking of three rookie d-men, cialis online sales Boston was forced to play three rookies on defense back in 1985 against Montreal (John Blum, cialis online sales Frank Simonetti and Mats Thelin). Cialis online sales The Bruins lost that best-of-five series in five games.
• One final piece of advice for the power(less) play: more puck and player movement, cialis online sales more traffic in front of Rask, cialis online sales and more shots on goal. Cialis online sales I will even accept deliberately shooting wide to avoid blocked shots IF the forwards know enough to go and get the puck and IF they know enough someone also needs to be in FRONT of the net, cialis online sales not to the side.

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Can you imagine what the odds would have been on Asham having more goals than Ovechkin? They would probably be as long as the odds on the Rangers winning a seven game series where they got only two goals from Callahan, best way to take cialis Rick Nash and Brad Richards.

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Best way to take cialis • The Capitals 5-0 loss was their worst since losing a 7-0 decision against Pittsburgh in the first game of the 2000 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
• Washington’s core of Ovechkin, best way to take cialis Mike Green, best way to take cialis and Nicklas Backstrom are 2-5 in deciding games – including four of five losses at home.
• The Rangers and Capitals back-to-back Game 7 matchup is the fifth time it has happened in the NHL and the first time since 2002 when Colorado and Los Angeles did it.
• This series marked the first time the Rangers faced the same team in three straight playoff series since they played Philadelphia is 1985-87.
• The Rangers will be facing Jaromir Jagr, best way to take cialis Wade Redden and their Boston Bruins in an Original Six matchup for the first time since 1973 when the Rangers defeated the Bruins in five games. Best way to take cialis It will be the 10th playoff series between the two teams with Boston holding a six series to three advantage.
• In addition to Hasek in 2002, best way to take cialis Lundqvist joins Harry Lumley (1950) and Curtis Joseph (1998) as goalies who posted shutouts in Game 6 and 7 of a series.
• Brad Richards is five for five in winning seventh and deciding games. Best way to take cialis John Tortorella is 5-1 in Game 7 – with the only loss coming at the hands of the Capitals in 2009.
• The Rangers have now won nine of their last 12 first round playoff series.
• The Blueshirts series victory marks the first time they won a seventh and deciding game on the road.
• Interesting regular season statistic that I don’t remember seeing – the Rangers led the NHL in scoring from the April 3 trade deadline (3.6 goals per game).

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Cialis compare levitra viagra The New York Rangers all did their mother’s proud on Sunday as they turned in their best effort of the playoffs – with Mamma Lundqvist and Mamma Brassard smiles shining the brightest.

Cialis compare levitra viagra However, cialis compare levitra viagra the NHL didn’t do either team any favors as there will be no rest for the weary as the Rangers and Capitals return to the ice for a seventh and deciding game about 25 hours after Game 6 ended. Cialis compare levitra viagra It might not be the ideal situation, cialis compare levitra viagra but it is one that Rangers Coach John Tortorella believes the players need to embrace.

Cialis compare levitra viagra “If I am a player, cialis compare levitra viagra I want to play right away, cialis compare levitra viagra” Tortorella explained in his post-game press conference. Cialis compare levitra viagra “The regular season crap means nothing. Cialis compare levitra viagra You make your legacy in these games. Cialis compare levitra viagra You see what kind of character you have as a player and a team.”

Cialis compare levitra viagra The quick turnaround time might prove to be the one chance a team has to carry the momentum over from game to another. Cialis compare levitra viagra If the Rangers are able to get off to another quick start they can go a long way to help neutralize the Caps home ice advantage.

Cialis compare levitra viagra In the end, cialis compare levitra viagra the next game’s momentum is only as good as the next game’s goaltenders.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Henrik Lundqvist’s legacy does not need to be built – he is merely adding on to an already impressive resume. Cialis compare levitra viagra It is players like Derick Brassard who are embracing hockey’s biggest stage. Cialis compare levitra viagra After struggling to find his playoff legs during the first two games, cialis compare levitra viagra Brassard has scored seven points during the last four games.

Cialis compare levitra viagra You have to love Brassard whether it was his brutal honesty or naiveté of youth when he said that his game-winning goal came as a result of listening to the Garden crowd’s chant of “Shoot”.

Cialis compare levitra viagra The one thing that was overlooked on his goal was Brassard’s slight hesitation before he shot the puck. Cialis compare levitra viagra Brassard’s delay was just enough to open up a shooting lane. Cialis compare levitra viagra It also didn’t hurt that Rick Nash was camped out in front of Braden Holtby.

Cialis compare levitra viagra If the Rangers want to win their first Game 7 on the road after five defeats, cialis compare levitra viagra the Rangers need to replicate what they did on that goal – especially on the power play. Cialis compare levitra viagra The Rangers need to find ways to open up shooting lanes and get traffic in front of Holtby – especially on the power play.

Cialis compare levitra viagra As you can see, cialis compare levitra viagra I am stressing the Rangers need to find ways to score – especially on the power play. Cialis compare levitra viagra Game 6 was the first time that the winning team did not score a power play goal. Cialis compare levitra viagra The Rangers can’t continue to fritter away power plays – especially those of the five-on-three variety.

Cialis compare levitra viagra The Rangers power play needs success on a dual-level. Cialis compare levitra viagra The obvious first level is to start producing goals. Cialis compare levitra viagra The second level is finding ways to maintain momentum on those man advantages when they don’t score. Cialis compare levitra viagra During Game 6, cialis compare levitra viagra the Rangers power play failed on both levels. Cialis compare levitra viagra

Cialis compare levitra viagra It is kind of amazing that the Rangers could be so aggressive during five-on-five play and then become so passive on the power play. Cialis compare levitra viagra More often than not, cialis compare levitra viagra the Rangers power play appears to be five guys standing around waiting for a bus. Cialis compare levitra viagra There needs to be more player movement and more MEANINGFUL puck movement. Cialis compare levitra viagra Merely passing the puck from the left point to the right point is not going to get it done.

Cialis compare levitra viagra If the Rangers keep a man in front of the net at all times, cialis compare levitra viagra it will force one of the Capitals defensemen to play the man. Cialis compare levitra viagra That would turn the man advantage into a pseudo four-on-three – which opens up the ice and should help open up the shooting lanes.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Okay, cialis compare levitra viagra as my wife Roe would say, cialis compare levitra viagra the horse is already dead and buried so there is no need to keep beating it.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Speaking of beating dead horses, cialis compare levitra viagra the Capitals are sounding the drums of discontent concerning the way the series has been called – with the five power plays to none advantage the Rangers ahead being one of the main topics of conversation. Cialis compare levitra viagra The other was the charge that Mike Green’s cross-checking penalty was a result of Derek Dorsett’s slew-foot attempt.

Cialis compare levitra viagra “That play to me is the one that does concern me because it looked like a slew-foot to me and obviously that’s why Mike reacted, cialis compare levitra viagra” Oates said following the game. Cialis compare levitra viagra “Mike’s not that type of player, cialis compare levitra viagra and you’re watching it. Cialis compare levitra viagra To me it looks like a slew-foot. Cialis compare levitra viagra Very dangerous play. Cialis compare levitra viagra Greenie’s one of those guys that they want to target, cialis compare levitra viagra but to me, cialis compare levitra viagra that’s a very dangerous play.”

Cialis compare levitra viagra In her game story in the Washington Post, cialis compare levitra viagra Katie Carrera offered this definition of a slew-foot: “The Capitals said Dorsett slew-footed Green, cialis compare levitra viagra which is when a player uses his legs or feet to knock an opponent’s feet out from under him.”

Cialis compare levitra viagra $100 to the first person who can provide me with tape that shows Dorsett knocking Green’s feet out from under him. Cialis compare levitra viagra Of course, cialis compare levitra viagra I am not going to have to pay out that Benjamin because it did not happen – regardless of what Oates, cialis compare levitra viagra Braden Holtby, cialis compare levitra viagra or Joe Micheletti opine.

Cialis compare levitra viagra I am sure that this quote from Dorsett didn’t help the post-game meal go down any easier.

Cialis compare levitra viagra “In the postseason, cialis compare levitra viagra they’re letting us play a little bit too, cialis compare levitra viagra” Dorsett told Stephen Whyno of The Washington Times. Cialis compare levitra viagra “You’ve just got to make sure you don’t retaliate and just play hard and try to get under their skin.”

Cialis compare levitra viagra If you watch the play, cialis compare levitra viagra Green begins to initiate contact and is in the process of shouldering off Dorsett. Cialis compare levitra viagra As he is doing that, cialis compare levitra viagra Dorsett’s left leg comes off the ice as he crashes into the boards. Cialis compare levitra viagra Was he going to attempt a slew-foot? The only person who knows that is Dorsett, cialis compare levitra viagra but the bottom line is that he didn’t knock Green down.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Funny, cialis compare levitra viagra but I don’t remember Oates or the Capitals complaining about the referees catching the retaliation when Brian Boyle slashed Mike Ribeiro after he was cross-checked in Game 5, cialis compare levitra viagra nor do I remember the Capitals putting up much of a fuss when Jason Chimera fast-washed Ryane Clowe into the glass earlier in that very same Game 5.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Frankly, cialis compare levitra viagra Green and the capitals should be relieved that Green didn’t get four minutes for that cross-check because he did draw blood.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Honestly, cialis compare levitra viagra if Washington is going to harp on how they are having to battles the Rangers and the officials, cialis compare levitra viagra then the Blueshirts task of winning Game 7 is half complete.

Cialis compare levitra viagra Yes, cialis compare levitra viagra Washington has been whistled for 31 penalties as compared to the Rangers 19, cialis compare levitra viagra but there is one thing to remember – the Rangers were the least-penalized team in the NHL during the regular season (averaging 9.2 PIM per game).

Cialis compare levitra viagra As loud as the Capitals were in voicing their displeasure over the officiating, cialis compare levitra viagra Comcast SportsNet analyst Alan May, cialis compare levitra viagra a former Capital, cialis compare levitra viagra really let one of the officials have it. Cialis compare levitra viagra According to Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post, cialis compare levitra viagra May offered the following assessment via Twitter: “1st Star today for Rangers #25 referee Marc Joannette, cialis compare levitra viagra even worse today than he was at MSG Wednesday.”

Cialis compare levitra viagra Here are my random Ramblings from Game 6:
• As tough as it is on the Rangers and Capitals having to play Games 6 and 7 on back-to-back nights, cialis compare levitra viagra how do you think the Boston Bruins feel? Mechanical problems with their charter plane forced them to spend the night in Toronto and fly home this morning. Cialis compare levitra viagra In the mean time, cialis compare levitra viagra the Toronto Maple leafs spent the night in Boston.
• Okay, cialis compare levitra viagra let’s get all of the negative numbers out of the way. Cialis compare levitra viagra The Rangers have lost 10 of their last 11 playoff games at the Verizon Center. Cialis compare levitra viagra The King is only 3-10 in Washington in the post-season – the same record he has in playoff overtime games. Cialis compare levitra viagra Conversely, cialis compare levitra viagra Holtby is 5-0 in home playoff games. Cialis compare levitra viagra The Blueshirts have twice rallied from a 3-2 series deficit to win (1994 against New Jersey and 2012 against Ottawa); however, cialis compare levitra viagra in both cases Game 7 was at MSG.
• You know the games are getting more intense and important when you see Alex Ovechkin hit the ice twice to block shots on the same shift. Cialis compare levitra viagra Ovie revved up his engines last night as he fired five shots on goal – compared to the three shots he managed in Games 3 and 4.
• Green’s cross-checking penalty might have been born more out of frustration at his play that anything Dorsett did. Cialis compare levitra viagra Granted the Caps had no power plays, cialis compare levitra viagra but Green was pretty invisible until the final moments of the game. Cialis compare levitra viagra By the way, cialis compare levitra viagra big block by Brian Boyle on Green’s point shot with 25 seconds left in the game.
• Ovechkin wasn’t the only superstar who stepped up his play. Cialis compare levitra viagra Rick Nash was more active in Game 6 than in any other game in the series. Cialis compare levitra viagra While he raised his level of play, cialis compare levitra viagra you can see that Nash is still not 100% because he seems to be missing that extra gear. Cialis compare levitra viagra Still, cialis compare levitra viagra it was Nash’s rush and screen that helped lead to Brassard’s goal.
• In the middle of such an important and intense game, cialis compare levitra viagra Caps rookie Tom Wilson provided a light moment when he pretty much had to crawl back to his bench in the second period after having his skate blade break off.
• Speaking of the second period, cialis compare levitra viagra it might have been one of the best periods of hockey all season. Cialis compare levitra viagra The Rangers have had all kinds of problems in the second period – allowing seven of Washington’s 12 goals in the second period (and that does not include the two overtime goals scored during the “long-change”).
• Washington is facing their straight seventh and deciding game. Cialis compare levitra viagra They defeated Boston in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals before losing to the Rangers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
• The Rangers face a bit of a Catch-22 in terms of shooting the puck. Cialis compare levitra viagra They have to find ways to hit the net more while avoiding all of those shots that are hitting Holtby in his chest. Cialis compare levitra viagra They might need to look to take wrist shots and try and pick corners rather than slap shots trying to overpower Holtby. Cialis compare levitra viagra In addition to creating traffic, cialis compare levitra viagra they need to get Holtby moving one way and shooting back against the grain. Cialis compare levitra viagra Also, cialis compare levitra viagra when they attempt wraparounds they need to get a better angle because he is doing a good job of holding tight on the post.
• The Blueshirts need to be active and aggressive on the forecheck from the opening whistle. Cialis compare levitra viagra They have to look to make plays at all times, cialis compare levitra viagra most importantly in their own end. Cialis compare levitra viagra They are still being too passive in terms of clearing the puck during battles at the blue line. Cialis compare levitra viagra While it didn’t cost them a goal on Sunday, cialis compare levitra viagra it did lead to Ovechkin’s thundering hit on Dan Girardi.
• If the key to real estate is location, cialis compare levitra viagra location, cialis compare levitra viagra and location, cialis compare levitra viagra the key to tonight’s game will be faceoffs, cialis compare levitra viagra faceoffs, cialis compare levitra viagra and faceoffs. Cialis compare levitra viagra After a poor Game 5, cialis compare levitra viagra for the most part, cialis compare levitra viagra the Rangers responded well in Game 6. Cialis compare levitra viagra They lost at least 10 seconds after losing the faceoff on their five-on-three power play. Cialis compare levitra viagra Winning faceoffs will help the Rangers manage the tempo of the game and help derail the power plays the Capitals will get tonight.
• The last word goes to Officer Steven McDonald: “We need one play, cialis compare levitra viagra one shift, cialis compare levitra viagra one block, cialis compare levitra viagra and a goal to make this game and this season a memorable one … so get it done!”

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Cialis dosage Coach John Tortorella can call Game 6 whatever he wants. Cialis dosage However, cialis dosage whether he wants to admit or not, cialis dosage his Rangers have their backs to the wall in a must-win, cialis dosage do-or-die, cialis dosage now-or-never, cialis dosage please-fill-in-your-own-sports-cliché elimination game.

Cialis dosage “I don’t consider it an elimination game, cialis dosage we’re trying to win one game, cialis dosage” Tortorella told Andrew Gross of The Record. Cialis dosage “I’m not going to even use that word. Cialis dosage Again, cialis dosage we’ve bounced back. Cialis dosage Guys that haven’t been in it, cialis dosage it’s an opportunity; that’s the way they have to look at it. Cialis dosage So we’ll go home and try to win a game.”

Cialis dosage In trying to win Game 6, cialis dosage Tortorella should show his team the first 19 minutes of the game and the 10:36 of overtime because they pretty much did not bother to show up for the second and third periods – outside of Henrik Lundqvist. Cialis dosage It would be most interesting to see how much more the Vezina Trophy nominee could accomplish with a little help from his friends. Cialis dosage As crazy at it might seem Lundqvist is 3-10 in the playoffs in overtime.

Cialis dosage “Frustrating and disappointing, cialis dosage but it’s not over, cialis dosage” Lundqvist lamented to Dan Rosen of nhl.com. Cialis dosage “We have to go home and regroup. Cialis dosage It’s going to be a tough couple hours and then you just forget about it.”

Cialis dosage The Blueshirts got the quick start they needed 53 second into the game when Brian Boyle buried Derick Brassard’s centering pass for a 1-0 lead. Cialis dosage The quick start allowed the Rangers to carry over the momentum they built up in the games at Madison Square Garden. Cialis dosage But as well as they played in that first period, cialis dosage there were ominous signs ahead following their goal in the game’s first minute.

Cialis dosage In a replay of Game 1, cialis dosage the Rangers never managed to find a way to extend their precarious one-goal lead – even though they had their chances. Cialis dosage The Ranger squandered two first period power plays and saw Derek Dorsett and Carl Hagelin denied on breakaways with Hagelin’s attempt disrupted by a trip by a John Erskine trip.

Cialis dosage While they dodged a bullet when Anton Stralman returned to action after suffering some type of leg injury, cialis dosage they were not so lucky when Jason Chimera rammed Ryane Clowe into the boards. Cialis dosage The subsequent power play was little consolation as Clowe never returned and his status for Game 6 is up in the air. Cialis dosage Joe Micheletti later said that it appeared to be a head or wrist injury. Cialis dosage Given that Clowe was coming off a concussion and his head did hit the glass, cialis dosage it is probably a good bet that Clowe has suffered another concussion.

Cialis dosage Despite all of that going against them, cialis dosage the Rangers had a 1-0 lead after the first period. Cialis dosage However, cialis dosage a seemingly innocent flurry of shots at the end of the first period by the Caps would prove to be the momentum changer for the game – and possibly the series.

Cialis dosage Down a goal, cialis dosage the Capital intensity, cialis dosage urgency and physical play picked up and the Rangers never managed to match the caps until the start of overtime. Cialis dosage By that time, cialis dosage it was too late. Cialis dosage The aggressive and confident Rangers team from the last seven periods of hockey was replaced by a passive team content to let their all-world goaltender carry them to victory.

Cialis dosage Much like Game 1, cialis dosage Friday night’s game turned on special teams play. Cialis dosage While the Rangers continued to kill two minutes while on the power play, cialis dosage the potent Washington power play tied the score.

Cialis dosage The Rangers mantra coming into this series was to stay out of the penalty box and avoid taking bad penalties like the plague. Cialis dosage However, cialis dosage after wearing the hero’s garland for about 27 minutes of playing time, cialis dosage Boyle donned the goat’s horns with his retaliatory penalty against Mike Ribeiro. Cialis dosage Not only did Boyle’s penalty put the Capitals on the power play, cialis dosage it killed a possible four-on-two rush for the Rangers.

Cialis dosage “It’s a dumb penalty and you don’t kill those off, cialis dosage” Tortorella said to Rosen. Cialis dosage “That’s a guy that is playing really well for us, cialis dosage but it’s a dumb penalty.”

Cialis dosage As stupid a penalty as it was, cialis dosage and it was a stupid penalty, cialis dosage it was a case where both players should have gone to the penalty box because Ribeiro obviously cross-checked Boyle – a fact that he fessed up to.

Cialis dosage “I went to the net, cialis dosage he fell down, cialis dosage I cross-checked him, cialis dosage he turned around and give me a good whack on my calves, cialis dosage” Ribeiro admitted to Stephen Whyno of The Washington Times.

Cialis dosage Joel Ward’s power play goal proved to be a chance at a Game 5 redemption because just a little more than a year ago Ward was the goat in the Capitals Game 5 loss to the Rangers at the Garden on May 7, cialis dosage 2012. Cialis dosage His double-minor for high-sticking led to Brad Richards tying goal with 6.6 second left in regulation and Marc Staal’s game-winner in OT.

Cialis dosage “Wardo’s a horse, cialis dosage” Karl Alzner said to Rich Campbell of The Washington Times. Cialis dosage “He’s a playoff performer. Cialis dosage I think that’s the main reason why we got him here.”

Cialis dosage If the Rangers second period was bad, cialis dosage the third period was worse as they were outshot 13-4 in the final 20 minutes – and that is as result of a “flurry” of three shots in the final two minutes.

Cialis dosage The biggest surprise of the night had to be the way the two teams approached overtime. Cialis dosage Rather than be content to sit back and wait for the other team to make a mistake, cialis dosage both teams attacked early and often. Cialis dosage The Rangers were way more engaged offensively in overtime then they were in the second and third periods. Cialis dosage One has to wonder how the game would have turned if they showed that type of energy and urgency in the second and third periods.

Cialis dosage The Rangers caught a bad break on the winning goal when John Moore blocked Mike Green’s shot from the point. Cialis dosage The young defenseman was hurt momentarily, cialis dosage but it was just enough for him to be late to cover Ribeiro who was able to convert on the loose puck on Alzner’s shot from the point. Cialis dosage

Cialis dosage It is a lesson the Rangers forwards should heed – you need to be in front of the net (and facing the net) to bang home rebounds.

Cialis dosage Here are my random Ramblings from Game 5:

Cialis dosage • The Rangers must find a way to combat the “long-change” curse that has haunted them in this series. Cialis dosage Seven of the Caps 12 goals have been scored in the second period – when both teams have to skate to the other end of the ice to change lines. Cialis dosage When you factor in the overtimes, cialis dosage the number balloons to nine of 12 goals during the “long-change”.
• I have come to the conclusion that Rick Nash is hurt. Cialis dosage I know that Washington is blanketing him like the Rangers are blanketing Alex Ovechkin, cialis dosage but all of these incessant spinorama attempts are most telling. Cialis dosage Nash is not using his size and skating to drive to the net, cialis dosage nor is he snapping off his strong wrist shot. Cialis dosage Either his leg, cialis dosage wrist or a combination of both are hurting him.
• The Blueshirts have no chance at extending the series to a seventh game if Nash, cialis dosage Ryan Callahan and Brad Richards do not elevate their games. Cialis dosage Enough with the secondary scorers leading the way. Cialis dosage There is a reason these guys are paid what they paid and why they wear letters on their jerseys and putting up a big effort in Game 6 9and Game 7) is that reason.
• If the Rangers want to win Game 6 (and Game 7) they better score a power play goal. Cialis dosage The winning team as scored a power play goal in each game. Cialis dosage It makes sense when you consider how close the games are. Cialis dosage 10 of the last 11 playoff games between the Capitals and Rangers have been decided by one goal – with four of those games going to overtime. Cialis dosage The Rangers are 5-5 in those 10 games.
• The more the Rangers struggle with the man advantage, cialis dosage the more liberties Washington is going to take without fear or giving up a goal.
• With Clowe out of the lineup, cialis dosage Tortorella has a decision to make. Cialis dosage Does he insert Kris Newbury to give the fourth line a center or does he go for the high-risk/high-reward offensive style of play of Chris Kreider. Cialis dosage My decision would be to roll the dice and go with the offensive Kreider and give him a regular shift. Cialis dosage Odds are Torts will go with Newbury and the more responsible defensive player.
• Newbury might not be a bad idea given how horrible the Rangers were on faceoffs in Game 5 – losing 42 of 72 draws.
• Ultimately, cialis dosage the Game 5 loss is my responsibility. Cialis dosage For the first time in the series I decided to write and post a game preview – thus changing the mojo of the series. Cialis dosage Don’t worry it will not happen again because my wife has already read me the riot act .

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