After going into the Winter Break on a strong note with a powerful win over the Tampa Bay Lighting the Rangers explode in period two with a four goal out burst and take a 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
With Marian Gaboirk and Michael Del Zotto out of the line up someone had to step up for New York and Silver Medalist Ryan Callahan's name would be mentioned though out the night with his stat sheet reading two goals, six shots, and five hits. Putting up two goals he just missed a hat-trick in the final session as Dubinsky and Avery were the other two lamp lighters in the game.
Rangers scored all their goals in period two and dropped them down like a hammer. After Callahan tied the game at one just :22 into period two they scored three more times in a span of 2:02 taking a four one lead.
Henrik Lundqvist locked down his four straight win at Ottawa with a 24 save outing on the evening only letting in a goal in the first period.
Good road win for the Rangers and with the win the Rangers move into a tie for the eight seed with the Boston Bruins. The Rangers will have to continue to stay hot down the stretch to make it into the playoffs. The schedule don't get any easy from here on in, next up for the blue shirts are the Penguins, Caps, Sabers and Devils. Ouch, all playoff teams ahead the next four games will be big ones.
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