2009 Playoffs


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Viagra usa How different would Game 3 have been if Ryan Callahan’s shot did not deflect off Nicklas Backstrom’s stick and stay out of the net? Washington not only dodged the bullet, viagra usa but they extended their lead to 2-0. Viagra usa How different would the outcome have been if the Rangers ended the first period tied at one?

Viagra usa A similar question could be asked in reference to Game 6 when Nikolai Zherdev’s backhander missed an open net prior to Viktor Kozlov scoring to make it 4-1? A 3-2 deficit would have been much more manageable.

Viagra usa Even a Rangers win in Game 4 is not without its questions. Viagra usa What happens if Sean Avery does not take two of the most foolish penalties a player could take with his team clinging to a one-goal lead in the third period? Not only would the Rangers’ victory been less agita-filled, viagra usa but Avery would not have been benched in Game 5. Viagra usa Would the presence of Avery in the lineup for Game 5 have made a difference? We will never know.

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Viagra usa “Sure I regret not being there, viagra usa” Tortorella explained to A.J. Viagra usa Perez of USA Today. Viagra usa “I want to be with the team. Viagra usa Do I think that had an effect as far as the outcome? No. Viagra usa (Assistant Coach) Jim Schoenfeld is a very good coach.

Viagra usa Of course, viagra usa the whole mess did take something out Avery in terms of his play in Game 6. Viagra usa The Rangers uber-pest was just a shell of himself – something which changed in Game 7 when he was the best Ranger on the ice.

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Viagra usa Washington’s victory helped erase a “might have been” of their own by exorcising the ghost of last season when they went down three games to one to the Philadelphia Flyers before losing Game 7 at home in overtime.

Viagra usa “This is huge, viagra usa” Mike Green offered to Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post. Viagra usa “We worked so hard the last two years. Viagra usa To be put back in the same place – that is not a good building block. Viagra usa If you don’t win this game, viagra usa you are taking steps backward.”

Viagra usa Even though they won the series the Capitals must wonder how their fortunes would have gone if Jose Theodore hadn’t been so awful in Game 1. Viagra usa If he had played well enough to lose in those first two games, viagra usa it is possible that Simeon Varlamov never plays in the series – and there we have the biggest “what might have been” for the Rangers.

Viagra usa What would have happened in the series if Capitals regular backup goaltender Brent Johnson had not been injured? If Johnson was healthy, viagra usa it would have been more likely for Boudreau to go to the veteran Johnson considering he had played well during the regular season against the Rangers. Viagra usa

Viagra usa If Johnson had been in goal for this series, viagra usa the Rangers would be preparing for a showdown with the Bruins instead of cleaning out their lockers for yet another early Summer vacation.

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Buying generic cialis The Washington Capitals became the 21st team in NHL history to overcome a three games to one deficit with their 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers. Buying generic cialis Unlike Games 5 and 6 when the rangers offered token resistance, buying generic cialis the Blueshirts played with a renewed purpose and matched the Capitals intensity and urgency. Buying generic cialis The one thing they could not match in Game 7, buying generic cialis or the series for that matter, buying generic cialis was Washington’s ability to score.

Buying generic cialis “I thought we checked our (tails) off tonight, buying generic cialis” Rangers coach John Tortorella told Michael Obernauer of the Daily News. Buying generic cialis “We’re not an offensive juggernaut, buying generic cialis and that comes back and bites us. Buying generic cialis We’re just not developing enough offense.”

Buying generic cialis Truer words were never spoken by a coach. Buying generic cialis The Rangers managed just 11 goals in seven games and four of those were against Jose Theodore in Game 1 and two of their three goals in Game 6 came in garbage time. Buying generic cialis Given that output, buying generic cialis it might be time to recognize that Tom Renney’s defensive-first style did not cause the Rangers offensive woes. Buying generic cialis Rather, buying generic cialis Renney had to revert to that style because of Glen Sather’s inability to bring in consistent scorers, buying generic cialis never mind 40 goal scorers.

Buying generic cialis Game 7 was a tale of two games. Buying generic cialis The Rangers did an outstanding job of forcing the Capitals to defend their own zone as the Rangers aggressive forecheck and puck possession limited Washington to two shots in the first period and just 11 through the first 40 minutes. Buying generic cialis Tortorella’s team worked a perfect road strategy against the Capitals in Game 7 in the first two periods. Buying generic cialis They kept it a low scoring/low chances game which limited the damage the likes of Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin could do – despite Semin’s tying goal which deflected in off Ryan Callahan’s stick. Buying generic cialis

Buying generic cialis “It was probably the most we kept the puck all series, buying generic cialis” Tortorella explained to Dan Rosen of nhl.com. Buying generic cialis “We couldn’t develop good scoring chances even with the puck, buying generic cialis and during the (third) period I think they turned it up a notch and we ended up backing up a little.”

Buying generic cialis The only problem with the way the Rangers played the first two periods was that they were not able to turn the forechecking and puck possession into goals or even good scoring chances. Buying generic cialis Instead, buying generic cialis the Blueshirts were limited to just 14 shots through two periods.

Buying generic cialis The third period was a reverse image of the first two periods. Buying generic cialis It was Washington who was controlling the puck and keeping the Rangers in their zone. Buying generic cialis The Blueshirts were too busy defending their zone to mount any offense – which is why they were limited to just one shot on goal in the third period and ended the game with Henrik Lundqvist still in goal as they could not add an extra attacker in the final minute.

Buying generic cialis “I think we were a little upset with ourselves after the second period and came out in the third and reversed it, buying generic cialis” Green told Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post. Buying generic cialis “[Coach Bruce Boudreau] addressed what we needed to do, buying generic cialis and finally we did it and it worked.”

Buying generic cialis “I’m not really sure [what happened], buying generic cialis” added Capitals defenseman Brian Pothier while speaking to Corey Masisak of the Washington Times. Buying generic cialis “We knew we weren’t playing very well, buying generic cialis and I think maybe we were in the locker room understanding that 20 minutes to win a series is pretty much what was going for us. Buying generic cialis We felt we were the better team and worked really hard all year for this. Buying generic cialis We found a way to squeak it out.”

Buying generic cialis If you think about it, buying generic cialis the Rangers did not lose this series in Game 7. Buying generic cialis They lost the series when they did not finish off the Capitals in Game 5 or 6. Buying generic cialis During the Rangers Stanley Cup run in 1994, buying generic cialis Mark Messier reminded his team that the fourth victory in a series was the hardest to get. Buying generic cialis It is a difficult lesson to learn – one expressed by both a veteran and a younger Ranger.

Buying generic cialis “We had three chances to put them away, buying generic cialis” Markus Naslund told Steve Zipay of Newsday. Buying generic cialis “It’s unfortunate. Buying generic cialis If we played the other two like this, buying generic cialis maybe we could have beaten then them.”

Buying generic cialis Brandon Dubinsky echoed Naslund’s regret at what might have been.

Buying generic cialis “We know we had them where we wanted them, buying generic cialis but we didn’t play very well for two straight games and left it all to chance, buying generic cialis” Dubinsky lamented to Larry Brooks of the NY Post. Buying generic cialis “Game 6 at home is the one that’s really disappointing. Buying generic cialis We just didn’t play the way we wanted to, buying generic cialis and that’s really tough to take.”

Buying generic cialis The signs that the third period was not going to go the Rangers way reared their collective head early in the final 20 minutes. Buying generic cialis Daniel Girardi’s interference penalty at 1:10 of the third period helped derail any momentum the Rangers built up during the first two periods. Buying generic cialis The Blueshirts then fell back into their old habit of backing up in their defensive zone – a bad habit that eventually cost them late in the third period.

Buying generic cialis While fans will be quick to place the entire blame for the game-winning goal on Wade Redden’s shoulders need to watch the replay to see how the scoring chance developed.

Buying generic cialis It began when Dubinsky fired a shot high and wide to the stick side of Simeon Varlamov. Buying generic cialis As the puck wrapped around the left wing boards, buying generic cialis Naslund went in after the puck rather than take a safer approach by peeling back into the neutral zone. Buying generic cialis Sergei Federov picked up the loose puck at the Caps blue line and was able to skate through the neutral zone and into the Rangers end. Buying generic cialis It was at this point that Redden backed off as the veteran Capital beat Lundqvist high to the glove side/short side.

Buying generic cialis “I wanted to get back and not let him get around me, buying generic cialis” Redden explained to Obernauer. Buying generic cialis “He made a stop-up play, buying generic cialis got the puck by my leg, buying generic cialis I don’t know where it went. Buying generic cialis But it found the short side. Buying generic cialis That’s a tough one.”

Buying generic cialis It was one that Lundqvist felt he should have stopped.

Buying generic cialis “Maybe I should have kept my glove higher; I sank down a little when he stopped, buying generic cialis” Lundqvist described to Brooks. Buying generic cialis “I won’t think of it as a bad goal, buying generic cialis but I definitely think I could have saved it. Buying generic cialis I’ve saved shots like that before.”

Buying generic cialis As bad as Rangers might feel, buying generic cialis imagine what it is like to be a fan of the New Jersey Devils after their team blew a one-goal lead by allowing two goals in the final 80 seconds.

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Buy viagra pills Where do we begin? I guess I could start the explanation with the “ifs and buts” of Game 6 – the points Sunday where the game could changed if a play went the Rangers way but didn’t.

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Buy viagra pills Betts’s loss is felt as Washington goes ahead for good as Mike Green’s scores his first goal of the playoffs on a shot similar to the one Henrik Lundqvist yielded to Milan Jurcina to open the scoring. Buy viagra pills The Capitals ended up with a pair of goals in seven minutes, buy viagra pills pretty much putting an end to Game 6.

Buy viagra pills The second one occurred nine minutes into the second period when Nikolai Zherdev had Simeon Varlamov down and out of position, buy viagra pills but went wide on his backhand attempt. Buy viagra pills For the second time at Madison Square Garden, buy viagra pills the Capitals capitalized on a Ranger miss at one end to score at the other end. Buy viagra pills Instead of the game being 3-2, buy viagra pills Viktor Kozlov’s goal made it 4-1 and did put an end to Game 6.

Buy viagra pills Of course, buy viagra pills if I started my explanation with Game 6 with those two parts of the game, buy viagra pills I would be overlooking the bigger picture. Buy viagra pills The New York Rangers are now a team that is hopelessly lost. Buy viagra pills They are a team that has completely reverted to their old ways of not being able to recover from an adversity. Buy viagra pills Washington is playing like a team that knows it has its opponent on the ropes. Buy viagra pills Right now the Capitals like look a bunch of great white sharks circling a wounded seal.

Buy viagra pills Despite whatever the players said following the game, buy viagra pills their expressions during the game spoke louder than their words. Buy viagra pills During a break in the second period to fix the glass, buy viagra pills the NBC cameras panned the Blueshirts bench and they did literally look like “dead team skating”. Buy viagra pills

Buy viagra pills Frankly, buy viagra pills the Brashear hit on Betts shows (literally and figuratively) can do whatever they want to the Rangers without worrying about retribution. Buy viagra pills The bottom line is that the Capitals are toying with the Rangers.

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Buy viagra pills Interim coach for the day Jim Schoenfeld called out some players on his team for not being ready to give it their all to end the series at the Garden.

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Buy viagra pills John Tortorella spoke earlier in the series about the need for the Rangers big players to step up. Buy viagra pills While Rangers nation is waiting for that to happen, buy viagra pills they are not getting a lot of contributions from their support players on offense – something the Capitals are getting in spades.

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Buy viagra pills Washington makes it 3-1 directly following a Rangers power play as Marc Staal gets caught pinching at the end of the man advantage and forgets about Poti coming out of the penalty box.

Buy viagra pills It is no coincidence that the beating the Rangers psyche has taken has coincided with Henrik Lundqvist’s inability to be The King. Buy viagra pills While Game 5 could be explained away by his teammates poor play, buy viagra pills Game 6 is squarely on Lundqvist’s shoulders.

Buy viagra pills If you listen to the NBC announcers, buy viagra pills the Capitals have discovered a flaw in Henrik’s game and are shooting high to the glove side. Buy viagra pills Quick memo to NBC, buy viagra pills you can pretty much beat any goaltender high to the glove side if you places your shots properly. Buy viagra pills Take it from me I know because I have given up my share of those goals. Buy viagra pills Lundqvist has a propensity to give up these goals because he is a butterfly goaltender and you beat butterfly goaltenders with high shots.

Buy viagra pills Ryan Callahan beat Varlamov high to the glove side for the Rangers second goal of the afternoon. Buy viagra pills Does that mean the Rangers have found the rookie goalie’s flaw or was it just a good shot that beat a good goaltender?

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Viagra propranolol Boudreau pretty much summed up Avery’s career in that final sentence.

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