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How Rangers Stole One From Caps: Let’s Call That Dark Horse “Cinderella”

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The underdogs took one from the top dogs in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs when the New York Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 4-3.

It was Sean "A-Dog" Avery who did the damage and Henrik "The King " Lundquist who faced close to 30 shots from Alex Ovechkin.

The series was promoted as Ovie-Won versus The King, but Lundqvist won this one.

Ovechkin took over 500 shots and scored over 55 goals in the regular season, but he could not put one past Lundqvist, no matter how hard he tried.

Fifteen of his shots were on target. The Rangers blocked a lot of shots.

Two goals were attributed to Ovechkin but later awarded to other Caps.

The Rangers kept Mike Green off the s...

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