NHL Playoffs 2012: Some Disappointing New York Rangers Playoff Stats

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NHL Playoffs 2012: Some Disappointing New York Rangers Playoff Stats
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If you're a fan of the Broadway Blueshirts, last night's 3-2 OT loss in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to the Ottawa Senators must not sit well with you.

Unfortunately, I'm not here to make it any better.

Last night's overtime loss may bring back haunting memories, like the Game 4 double OT loss to the Washington Capitals in last year's playoffs, courtesy of a Marian Gaborik gaffe in front of Henrik Lundqvist that Jason Chimera opportunistically cashed in on. In that same series, Alexander Semin won Game 1 in OT as well.

Noticing a pattern yet? John Buccigross of ESPN did:

You would have to go all the way back to the 2006-07 playoff campaign in double OT of Game 3 against the Buffalo Sabres in the semifinals for the last Rangers' OT winner. That goal was scored by defenseman Michal Rosival.

With this year's series now tied 1-1 and heading back to Ottawa, the Rangers have some serious work left to be done. 

There's one more nugget Buccigross has to offer, though:

Not good news, Rangers fans. 

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