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Rangers allow sleeping giant to stir

To err is human, but letting Caps star Ovechkin heat up could be unforgivable

Updated: May 1, 2012, 2:54 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Of all the mistakes that cost them Game 2 -- the turnover by Stu Bickel that led to a 3-on-2 first-period rush the other way, the sight of Henrik Lundqvist being caught out of the net for Washington's second goal just five minutes later -- the harder-to-correct worry the New York Rangers have to carry forward is seeing Capitals star Alex Ovechkin stir like this.

Because he's the scariest offensive player in this suffocating defensive series that both teams are playing. ...

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