NYR
51-24-7
OTT
41-31-10

26 SOG
22 SOG

Rangers' three-year winning streak at Ottawa ended

xxx | Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:46 AM

2011-12 Game No. 66; Road Game No. 35 Rangers' Record: 42-17-7
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GAME RECAP

Associated Press

Ben Bishop made 25 saves in his home debut with the Senators, and Ottawa beat the Rangers 4-1 Thursday night.

Nick Foligno had the winning goal, and Zack Smith, Kyle Turris and Jason Spezza, with an empty-netter, also scored for the Sens.

The Rangers (42-17-7) grabbed a 1-0 lead on Ryan Callahan's first-period goal, but dropped to 30-2-3 in games in which they scored first. The Rangers, who lost 4-1 at New Jersey on Tuesday, hadn't lost two straight in regulation since Dec. 15.

Martin Biron made 18 saves. The Rangers, who began a stretch of three games in four days, are expected to have No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist in net Friday at Chicago.

With just seven shots through two periods, the Senators rarely tested Biron, but Ottawa took advantage of a number of rebounds.

Turris scored his eighth of the season, jumping on the rebound of Daniel Alfredsson's shot from the point to give the Senators a 3-1 lead early in the third.

Bishop looked a little nervous at the start as the Rangers grabbed the lead 4:36 in. Callahan tipped a pass from Brad Richards into an open right side of the net as he caught Bishop moving.

The lead was short-lived as Smith fired in a slap shot from the top of the left circle at 5:50 for his first goal in 13 games.
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PHOTO OF THE GAME

STAT OF THE GAME
The Rangers held the Senators scoreless in two shorthanded situations (3:27 total icetime), and are now 18-for-19 (94.7 percent) on the penalty kill over the past six games.

THREE STARS
(selected by newyorkrangers.com)
1. Richards 2. McDonagh 3. Callahan


THE BIGGER PICTURE
The Rangers have been so good this season that a two-game slide in regulation-time almost feels like some sort of a major slump. That's only because this team hasn't been in that situation for three months. Look for a bounce-back on Friday.
RANGERS LEADERS
Icetime -- Girardi (24:21)
Shots -- Three players tied (4)
Hits -- Prust (5)
Blocks -- Three players tied (2)
Takeaways -- Six players tied (1)
Faceoffs -- Richards (16)

NEW YORK RANGERS LINEUP AT OTTAWA
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Artem Anisimov Derek Stepan Marian Gaborik
Carl Hagelin Brad Richards Ryan Callahan
Ruslan Fedotenko Brian Boyle Brandon Prust
Mike Rupp John Mitchell John Scott
DEFENSE PAIRINGS
Left Defense Right Defense
Ryan McDonagh Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto Anton Stralman
Marc Staal Stu Bickel
Goaltenders: Martin Biron, Henrik Lundqvist
Starting Lineup: Biron, McDonagh, Girardi, Fedotenko, Boyle, Prust.
POWER PLAY UNITS
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Ryan Callahan Derek Stepan Marian Gaborik
Mike Rupp Artem Anisimov John Mitchell
POINT MEN
Left Point Right Point
Michael Del Zotto Brad Richards
Marc Staal Anton Stralman
PENALTY KILLING UNITS
FORWARD UNITS
Forward Forward
Brandon Prust Brian Boyle
Ryan Callahan Derek Stepan
Ruslan Fedotenko Artem Anisimov
DEFENSE PAIRINGS
Left Defense Right Defense
McDonagh/Staal Dan Girardi
Marc Staal Michael Del Zotto
1st2nd3rdT
NYR
OTT
Scoring Summary
1st Period
04:36NYR Ryan Callahan (26) ASST: Brad Richards (28), Anton Stralman (13) 1 - 0 NYR
05:50OTT Zack Smith (14) ASST: Erik Condra (15) 1 - 1 Tie
18:50OTT Nick Foligno (14) ASST: Jim O'Brien (2) 2 - 1 OTT
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
05:53OTT Kyle Turris (8) ASST: Daniel Alfredsson (27), Rob Klinkhammer (1) 3 - 1 OTT
18:33OTT EN - Jason Spezza (29) ASST: Milan Michalek (19), Filip Kuba (21) 4 - 1 OTT
Three Stars of the Game
Ben Bishop
1st
Ben Bishop
SA: 26TOI: 60:00
GA: 1EV: 19-20
PIM: 0PP: 6-6
SV%: .962SH: 0-0
Jared Cowen
2nd
Jared Cowen
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 0Hits: 5
PTS: 0PIM: 0
+/-: 1TOI: 20:48
Rob Klinkhammer
3rd
Rob Klinkhammer
G: 0Shots: 1
A: 1Hits: 2
PTS: 1PIM: 0
+/-: 0TOI: 12:37
Penalty Summary
1st Period
07:54NYR Anton Stralman  Tripping against  Nick Foligno
15:01OTT Chris Neil  Tripping against  Brian Boyle
19:31OTT Erik Condra  Tripping against  Brandon Prust
2nd Period
09:20OTT Jason Spezza  Holding the stick against  Derek Stepan
12:50NYR Ryan McDonagh  Hi-sticking against  Matt Gilroy
14:17OTT Nick Foligno  Interference - Goalkeeper against  Martin Biron
3rd Period
02:58OTT Sergei Gonchar  Roughing against  Michael Del Zotto
02:58NYR Michael Del Zotto  Roughing against  Sergei Gonchar
19:05OTT Zack Smith  Fighting against  Brandon Prust
19:05NYR Brandon Prust  Fighting against  Zack Smith
shots by period
PeriodNYROTT
1st84
2nd93
3rd915
Total2622
Team Stats
CategoryNYROTT
Power Plays0/40/2
Hits3735
Faceoff Wins2721
Giveaways99
Takeaways611
Blocked Shots1115
Penalty Minutes1115
  • NY RANGERS
  • OTTAWA
#skatersPosGA+/-SPIMTOI
4M. Del ZottoD00-21217:12
5D. GirardiD00-10024:21
8B. PrustL00-12514:53
10M. GaborikR00-12021:25
18M. StaalD00-11021:02
19B. RichardsC01-24020:38
21D. StepanC0001017:47
22B. BoyleC00-21017:52
24R. CallahanR10-12017:59
26R. FedotenkoL00-24017:39
27R. McDonaghD0004222:49
28J. ScottL000102:34
32A. StralmanD01-11213:53
34J. MitchellC00-10012:06
41S. BickelD00-10014:08
42A. AnisimovC0001017:00
62C. HagelinL0001015:15
71M. RuppL000006:57
#GoaliesSvSASv%TOI
43M. Biron1821.85758:30
#skatersPosGA+/-SPIMTOI
2J. CowenD0011020:48
4C. PhillipsD0020017:48
7K. TurrisC1012016:41
9M. MichalekL0112020:49
11D. AlfredssonR0114016:49
14C. GreeningL0001013:47
15Z. SmithC1023511:07
17F. KubaD0100024:36
19J. SpezzaC1014219:31
22E. CondraR011028:56
23K. DaugavinsL001008:57
25C. NeilR0000214:27
36R. KlinkhammerC0101012:37
42J. O'BrienC0110015:35
55S. GoncharD0012221:13
65E. KarlssonD0001022:40
71N. FolignoL1001210:32
97M. GilroyD0020013:07
#GoaliesSvSASv%TOI
30B. Bishop2526.96260:00