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Wraparounds 02-25-2011 08:29 PM

Player of the Game & The Good, The Bad, The Redden: Game #63 @ Washington Capitals
 
Player of the Game & The Good, The Bad, The Redden


The RulesWhat is the poll for?

You are voting for the player of the game - the one who put forth the most effort, who put the team on his shoulders, who contributed the most.

Do not vote for the player who had the best statistical game just because he had the best statistical game.

This does not mean you should not vote for the player of who had the best statistical game, but do not vote for him just because of that fact.

Who can I vote for?

You may vote for any player who dressed for the game and played at least one shift. If the player you want to vote for is not included in the poll, select "Other" and indicate in your post who you wish to vote for. In the case that I egregiously miss the player who everyone wants to vote for in the poll, I will count the votes in the thread.

What is this "The Good, The Bad, The Redden" nonsense?

It is my twist on the title of the famous spaghetti western movie, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Since multiple players may have outstanding games and you can only vote for one player in the poll, this affords you the opportunity to recognize multiple players, or a facet of the team, for their commendable play ("The Good"). This also affords you the opportunity to rip players, or a facet of the team, for their particularly substandard play ("The Bad"). Finally, just as "The Player of the Game" affords you the opportunity to recognize the best, this affords you the opportunity to commend the crème de la crème of the worst, who delivered an atrocious performance, or whose singular (or multiple) bad plays directly led to the the detriment of the team ("The Redden").


Alexander Frolov Memorial Trophy
http://i.imgur.com/jZuit.png

The Alexander Frolov Memorial Trophy is awarded to the player who most exemplifies the qualities that Alex brought to the ice game in and game out. Most notable was his talent for wraparounds. Thusly, this award is given to the player who has the most wraparound attempts throughout the game.

The award tonight goes to Brandon Dubinsky, with 1 wraparound attempt against Washington.

The Hall of Wraparounds
Game Trophy Recipient Wraparounds (Opposing Goaltender)
#44 Sean Avery 2 (Alex Auld)
#45 Brandon Dubinsky 1 (Cory Schneider)
#46 Sean Avery/Brandon Dubinsky/Brandon Prust 1 (Carey Price)
#47 Mats Zuccarello 1 (Brian Boucher)
#48 Marian Gaborik 1 (Jonas Gustavsson)
#49 Brian Boyle/Marc Staal/Wojtek Wolski 1 (Cam Ward)
#50 Mats Zuccarello 1 (Ondrej Pavelec)
#51 Chris Drury 1 (Braden Holtby)
#52 Sean Avery/Marian Gaborik 1 (Tomas Vokoun)
#53 Chris Drury 1 (Marc-Andre Fleury)
#54 Vaclav Prospal 1 (Martin Brodeur)
#55 Artem Anisimov/Vaclav Prospal 1 (Carey Price)
#56 Brian Boyle 1 (Jimmy Howard)
#57 Derek Stepan 1 (Ondrej Pavelec)
#58 Sean Avery 1 (Marc-Andre Fleury)
#59 Brandon Dubinsky/Brandon Prust 1 (Jonathan Bernier)
#60 Erik Christensen 1 (Johan Hedberg)
#61 Ryan Callahan/Marian Gaborik/Marc Staal/Wojtek Wolski 1 (Brian Boucher)
#62 Vaclav Prospal/Wojtek Wolski 1 (Cam Ward)
#63 Brandon Dubinsky 1 (Michal Neuvirth)

Standings
Player Number of Wraparounds Number of Trophies
Sean Avery 0-5 2 5/6
Brandon Dubinsky 0-4 2 5/6
Chris Drury 0-2 2
Vaclav Prospal 0-3 2
Mats Zuccarello 0-2 2
Marian Gaborik 0-3 1 3/4
Brian Boyle 0-2 1 1/3
Erik Christensen 0-1 1
Derek Stepan 0-1 1
Wojtek Wolski 0-3 11/12
Brandon Prust 0-3 5/6
Artem Anisimov 0-1 1/2
Marc Staal 0-2 5/12
Ryan Callahan 0-1 1/4


Game Statistics
Three Stars
First Star Second Star Third Star
Henrik Lundqvist Erik Christensen Ryan Callahan

Team
Shots Hits Giveaways Takeaways PIM PP PK Faceoffs
28 17 9 5 15 2-4 5-5 30-61

Boxscore
Period Time Type Goal Primary Assist Secondary Assist
1st 05:56 ES Eminger (2) Stepan (19)
1st 14:47 ES Christensen (7) Sauer (8) Boyle (11)
2nd 04:19 PP Christensen (8) Callahan (16) Prospal (3)
2nd 17:52 PP Stepan (17) Del Zotto (9) Zuccarello (13)
3rd 06:16 ES Prospal (3) Christensen (9) Gilroy (7)
3rd 19:26 ES Boyle (20) Christensen (10) Prust (13)

Players
Player Goals Assists Points PIM
Christensen 2 2 4 0
Boyle 1 1 2 0
Prospal 1 1 2 2
Stepan 1 1 2 0
Eminger 1 0 1 0
Del Zotto 0 1 1 0
Gilroy 0 1 1 0
Prust 0 1 1 0
Zuccarello 0 1 1 0
Callahan 0 1 1 2
Sauer 0 1 1 5
Bench 0 0 0 2
McDonagh 0 0 0 4

Goaltenders
Goaltender Saves Shots Save %
Lundqvist 35 35 1.000

Faceoffs
Player Won Taken FO %
Anisimov 0 2 00.0
Boyle 8 14 57.1
Christensen 6 14 42.9
Dubinsky 11 19 57.9
Fedotenko 2 2 100
Prospal 2 4 50.0
Stepan 1 5 20.0
Wolski 0 1 00.0

+/-, TOI, Shots
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Dubinsky (E, 22:47, 1) Anisimov (E, 17:29, 2) Callahan (E, 18:50, 3)
Wolski (+1, 12:56, 1) Stepan (+1, 15:18, 3) Zuccarello (+1, 13:35, 2)
Prospal (+2, 12:52, 1) Christensen (+3, 13:44, 4) Boyle (+3, 18:20, 3)
Fedotenko (E, 04:55, 2) Avery (E, 09:18, 1) Prust (+1, 13:19, 0)

Left Defense Right Defense
McDonagh (+1, 21:47, 1) Girardi (E, 22:38, 1)
Gilroy (+2, 20:01, 1) Sauer (+2, 19:54, 0)
Del Zotto (+1, 14:42, 0) Eminger (+2, 17:35, 2)


Postgame Reports
Media
Outlet Story
NHL.com Rangers rout Capitals 6-0
rangers.nhl.com Rangers throw a perfect road game at the Capitals
Rangers play 60-minute gem vs. Caps: Blueshirts dominate both ends of the ice in shutting out Washington 6-0
Associated Press Rangers cruise to 6-0 victory over Capitals

Papers
Writer Paper Story
Jesse Spector New York Daily News Erik Christensen scores twice and Henrik Lundqvist makes 35 saves as Rangers beat Capitals 6-0
Andrew Gross The Record Erik Christensen leads Rangers 6-0 rout of Capitals
Steve Zipay Newsday Christensen scores twice in Rangers' rout
Larry Brooks New York Post Rangers shut out Capitals, 6-0
Busy Lundqvist notches shutout for Rangers

Video
Source Link
NHL.com Full Highlights
Tortorella Postgame Remarks -- 2/25
2-25-11 NY Rangers Locker Room
MSG.com NYR-WAS Highlights & Analysis (2/25)
Tortorella Postgame (2/25): Win vs. Caps
TSN.ca Highlights: NYR 6, WAS 0
ESPN.com Rangers Blank Capitals, 6-0

Youtube
Uploader Video
NHLVideo
specmotors
hockeyfightsdotcom
LoFFeN1987

Professional Blogs
Blogger Blog Story
Jesse Spector The Blueshirts Blog Postgame: Rangers 6, Capitals 0
Andrew Gross Ranger Rants Rangers 6, Capitals 0: Stepan’s hit on Green
Rangers 6, Capitals 0: Wrapping up - Gaborik, Boogaard both skate; Avery on Capitals
Steve Zipay Blue Notes
Rick Carpiniello Rangers Report Post-game notes
No review today (updated)
Mitch Beck Howlings RANGERS STORM CAPITALS
Adam Rotter SNY Rangers Blog Final: Rangers 6 Caps 0
Ben Eisenberg Inside Hockey Capital Punishment – Rangers Crush Caps
Mike Hume ESPN New York
Jimmy Hascup AOL Fanhouse Erik Christensen Headlines Parade of Rangers Contributors Against Capitals

Other Blogs
Blogger Blog Story
Michael Gleich Bleeding All Blue Christensen Career Night, Lundqvist Shutout Pace Rangers in 6-0 Embarassment of Capitals
Adam Herman Blue Line Station Rangers Blowout Capitals 6-0
Dave Shapiro Blue Seat Blogs Rangers Embarass Capitals Again, This Time At Their Place
Jim Schmiedeberg Blueshirt Banter Rangers Recap: Rangers Embarrass Capitals 6-0, Lundqvist and Christensen Shine
John Merrigan Canyon of Blueshirts Rangers Blowout The Caps in Their Own Barn
Patrick Hoffman Goal Line Report Rangers’ Shutout Capitals for the Second Time in Big 6-0 Victory
The Rodent Hockey Rodent The Beast
Kevin DeLury New York Rangers Blog Rangers 6, Capitals 0
Mike Savino Ranger Pundit Wipeout At The Capital
inferno272 Rangers Review Bizzaro-World - Rangers @ Capitals Post Game Thoughts…
Nick Montemagno Rangers Tribune Postgame: Rangers Stifle Ovi and the Caps in 6-0 Slaughtering
Scotty Hockey Scotty Hockey 33-26-4: Six Pack Against The Caps


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#63 @ Washington Capitals

Cawlidge Hawkey 02-25-2011 08:30 PM

Eric "Dallas Star" Christensen.

frankthefrowner 02-25-2011 08:31 PM

POTG Hank

The good: McD, EC
The Bad: Feds getting hurt
The Redden: NONE

Ih8theislanders 02-25-2011 08:32 PM

Christ player of game, D-Step close second

Loffen 02-25-2011 08:32 PM

E to da C

n8 02-25-2011 08:32 PM

Christ has been reborn! Hope he can sustain it till the end. Or that it makes his trade value really go up.

MaximusT 02-25-2011 08:33 PM

Love how Christensen happens to show up the one day 2 Stars scouts are at the game.
Anyways, he played great tonight, definitely showed flashes of last season.

I'm also a bit irritated how the team puts up great wins without Gabby in the lineup. I really don't get it. Watch, when Gabby returns were most likely getting shutout that game or another 1 goal loss along the lines of a 1-2 or a 2-3

Puckface NYR* 02-25-2011 08:34 PM

I cant believe i just voted christ for a POTG.

DMPD 02-25-2011 08:34 PM

POTG: I gave the vote to Henrik, but it's a split between him and Christensen.

The Good: Everything? Even the powerplay managed to look good.

The Bad: Stepan possibly getting suspended, Feds hurt again? Zuccarello looks snakebitten.

The Redden: Not being able to play consistently like this. Prove me wrong.

I don't know who needed this win more, the Rangers or the fans. It's about time they dominated a win, and the scoreboard reflected it. I have nothing to whine about tonight. :handclap:

Anderson 02-25-2011 08:34 PM

potg : ec
good: everyone
bad: none
redden: lundqvist...that was a soft shutout

ThisYearsModel 02-25-2011 08:34 PM

Voted for Step. Goal and a stiff retaliation.

Wraparounds 02-25-2011 08:34 PM

I have to think of PotG for a bit. Way too many outstanding games.

Alex Frolov Memorial Trophy went to Brandon Dubinsky.

nyr2k2 02-25-2011 08:35 PM

Christensen was the offensive catalyst. He had a terrific game.

However, when your goalie makes 35 saves, many of them toughies, he's the POTG. Maybe it's the former goalie in me, who knows. :)

MorrisWanchuk 02-25-2011 08:35 PM

the good: Dugay's jacket / shirt combo + everything else

Machinehead 02-25-2011 08:35 PM

POTG: My man EC. I've never hated him actually, I'm glad to see him do well.

The Good:Where to begin? That was the most beautiful, incredible, crispiest, most out ****ing standing effort of the year. This game deserves a statue in it's honor. I played Boyle, Prust, Zuc, and Hank tonight, so even my fantasy team made a killing. Overall, my best night all season. I was actually doing this in front of the tv when the game ended- :bow:

The Bad:The Knicks effort against the Cavs. I have to go with that, cause the Rangers have given me nothing tonight in this category, absolutely nothing.

The Redden: The sun comes up in about 8 hours. I'd like to enjoy tonight for longer than that. What a sparkling effort. Kinda gives you that warm fuzzy feeling. :win:

Blatant 02-25-2011 08:36 PM

Great Special Teams.

Slayem 02-25-2011 08:36 PM

Henrik is best in my o. My favorite swede,the onle one actually :laugh:

Miller Time NYR 02-25-2011 08:36 PM

POTG: EC never thought is type that
Bad: Feds got hurt, was Avery in the lineup?
Redden: Feds injury

Swagelin 02-25-2011 08:36 PM

The good: Christensen!
The Bad: nothing
The Redden: we need staal back

Hellion 02-25-2011 08:37 PM

The good: Christensen
The Bad: none
The Redden: none

All of the sudden its like christmas around here on the board... Funny, considering not much than a week ago people were out toarches lit, with pitchforks in hands...
I have no doubt this team will make it to the playoff's, then anything is possible!

PS: I didnt jinx ****! Hank for president!

OverTheCap 02-25-2011 08:37 PM

This was their most convincing win in awhile. The first time in a long time where everyone looked good. The defense played tremendously without Staal.

Great game for EC, but I fear this is one of his monthly games where he plays well but will disappear again.

Eminger has earned himself a spot in the lineup when Staal comes back, at the expense of either Gilroy or DZ. He was physical and the goal in the first was just gravy.

Hank was great, obviously. He was really in the zone tonight.

Miller Time NYR 02-25-2011 08:37 PM

They better keep this up when I'm at the game Sunday!

Puckface NYR* 02-25-2011 08:37 PM

The Good: Everyone on the Rangers
The Bad: Everyone on the Capitals
The Redden: the Knicks currently losing to the Cavs :facepalm:

BlueshirtBlitz 02-25-2011 08:37 PM

Great win. So happy.

Only saw the 3rd but we looked like a force tonight. EC went into his beast mode, Step channeled his inner Messier, Boyle gets his 20th of the season, Hank gets the shut out....

Great game. That's all that can be said.

Provolone* 02-25-2011 08:38 PM

POTG: Eazy-C Real Mutha****ing G'zzzz
Good: everything
Bad: nothing
Redden: :dunno:


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