NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
New York Rangers 4, Vancouver Canucks 0
October 18, 2011 (Game 4, Away Game 4)
Rogers Arena – Vancouver, British Columbia
-The Rangers defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0, tonight at Rogers Arena for their first win of the 2011-12 regular season.
-After two scoreless periods, the Rangers tallied four goals in the third period to record the victory.
-The win was New York’s first in Vancouver since Oct. 11, 1997 (6-3).
-The Blueshirts held Vancouver scoreless in eight shorthanded situations (12:29) to improve to 24 of 27 on the penalty kill. Their 88.9% success rate ranks seventh in the league.
-New York out-hit Vancouver, 31-22 in the contest, and have now out-hit their opponents, 79-46, in their last three games.
-The Rangers were also credited with 23 blocked shots in the game. Continue reading
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I can only imagine what it was like inside the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday night.
I might have been more than 2,000 miles away, but I’m not afraid to admit I got a bit choked up when I heard the raucous crowd chanting “Man-ny, Man-ny” as I watched Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on TV.
So much for no cheering in the press box – or from a living room couch.
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