April 16, 2012 12:00 AM
" No one is surprised by the fact that Henrik Lundqvist carried the Rangers on his back to a 1-0 win against the Senators in Game Three of their series Monday night.
Lundqvist was perfect on a night when his team needed him to be perfect, which is something that we might just take for granted given how many times we've seen it happen in the past.
But this Brian Boyle explosion is something that nobody saw coming. Boyle, booed all night by an Ottawa crowd that liked the way their team assaulted him throughout Game Two at the Garden, scored the only goal of the game with 12:25 to play.
That makes three goals in three nights for the oversized center who has picked exactly the right moment to get hot. He also blocked shots, set up teammates with big passes and drew a huge penalty late in the third to wipe out an Ottawa power play that threatened their slim advantage.
The goal, as they often do in 1-0 playoff games, came out of nowhere "
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