Game 5 was nothing short of a godsend. Perhaps you all saw the game, but I have to preserve some of these moments all in one place.
First off, having Ranger favorite and chief punk Sean Avery benched was great news. Already things were looking up.
Early in the 1st, some guy named Bradley scores a shortie after some sloppy blue line and neutral zone play by the Rags.
Next we had a really weak goal let in by "the King."
But things were just getting started...
"Ohh! Ohh! Vechkin!"
"The King" abdicated for the third period. That's when I thought it couldn't get any better. I was wrong.
And now Torts gets suspended. Here's a great point made by Puck Daddy.
It's never felt so good to hate the Rangers.
And as long as I'm assembling a short history of game 5, here's some tweets from everyone's favorite spaghetti-bending Ranger fan:
"Did Tom Renney sneak into the Verizon Center wearing a Torts suit tonight? Shorty & a too many men penalty? Not a good sign..."
"Holy crap. Matt Bradley WTF? #Rangers"
Anyway, Jim Schonfield will be behind the bench for the Rangers. Lord nothing interesting could come of that... Oh, hell. Here it is for old time's sake: