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Lundqvist, NY Rangers Proving That Games Aren’t Played on Paper

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

It was predetermined on the day that the playoff matchups were released, at least by the media.

The Washington Capitals would meet the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round and it would be bigger than any playoff series in NHL history, based on the absurd notion that there are only two stars in the NHL, and they are named Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin.

Well, one team was doing their part to make that sportswriter's prophecy come true anyway. It wasn't the Washington Capitals.

No one was talking about the New York Rangers, and make note of that because it's not often when a New York team in the playoffs is simply written off as sacrificial lambs by the media.

That's what happened thoug...

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