'Almost perfect' doesn't cut it for Rangers
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Even when the New York Rangers forced the Buffalo Sabres from the hockey freeway to the goat path, it wasn't enough.
Despite disrupting the high-powered Sabres attack for most of two periods -- blocking shots, killing penalties and limiting Buffalo to a paltry nine shots on goal -- the Rangers allowed the Sabres to score two unanswered goals in the third period to take Friday's Game 2 by a 3-2 count.
If the score was close, the impact on the series and the psyches ...
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