The New York Rangers will be heading into Boston to face-off against the Bruins for the second time this season. Last time these two teams battled it out, the Rangers came out with a huge 3-2 overtime victory, courtesy of Marian Gaborik. Tonight will be just as big as the last one, so here are tonight's keys to the game.
Maintain A Physical Game: These games, just like any other game against tough opponents are going to nothing buy physical from start to finish. The Rangers can match most, if not, any team hit for him in these types of games. If they want to keep up with the pace and gain some momentum tonight, they need to be physical for 60 full minutes.
Work The Power Play: The Rangers power play has been looking great as of lately, and they need to keep up the success. Again the Flyers they notched three power play goals on their first four chances. This, just like the Flyers game will be a huge game for special teams. If given the opportunities tonight, the Rangers need to make it count on the scoreboard.
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Crash The Net: Both teams will be very active around the nets tonight, so the Rangers need to make the most of their opportunities. If there is no play available, just toss it on net and crash for rebounds, simple hockey. If they Rangers try to get too creative tonight, it can end up costing them two points in the standings.