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Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.

Game 2 Extra: Quotes, stats as NYR take 2-0 lead in ECF

Rick Nash #61 of the Rangers celebrates with

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Positive signs:

The Rangers are 10-6 in the playoffs, including 6-3 on the road. They are 10-2 all-time when winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series, and 4-1 when winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series on the road.

Wonder if Peter Budaj, who has blanked the Rangers twice in two seasons, starts in Game 3.

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