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Rob Blake is held by Sean Avery at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009 in New York City.

Oct. 19: Sharks 7, Rangers 3

The Rangers were cooled off by San Jose, as the Sharks lit up Steve Valiquette and Henrik Lundqvist for seven goals.

Rangers winger Sean Avery collides with San Jose
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Rangers winger Sean Avery collides with San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle. (Oct. 19, 2009)

The San Jose Sharks surround Devin Setoguchi after
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The San Jose Sharks surround Devin Setoguchi after his first of two second period goals against Steve Valiquette at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009 in New York.

Jed Ortmeyer of the San Jose Sharks dumps
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Jed Ortmeyer of the San Jose Sharks dumps Brandon Dubinsky at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009.

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Joe Thornton is pressed between Marc Staal and
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Joe Thornton is pressed between Marc Staal and Chris Drury at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009.

Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks jumps
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Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks jumps over Dan Girardi at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009.

Rob Blake is held by Sean Avery at
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Rob Blake is held by Sean Avery at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009 in New York City.

Dany Heatley scores a first period goal against
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Dany Heatley scores a first period goal against Steve Valiquette at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2009.

New York Rangers center Chris Drury (23) reacts
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New York Rangers center Chris Drury (23) reacts after scoring during the first period of a NHL hockey game as San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) and goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) look on Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, in New York.

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San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), of
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San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), of Kazakhstan, reacts as New York Rangers' Chris Drury (23) celebrates after scoring during the first period of a NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, in New York.

San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) checks
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San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) checks New York Rangers' Ales Kotalik (12), of the Czech Republic, during the first period of a NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, in New York.

New York Rangers goalie Steve Valiquette (40) reacts
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New York Rangers goalie Steve Valiquette (40) reacts while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal by Dany Heatley during the first period of a NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, in New York.

New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) and
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New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) and teammate Daniel Girardi (5) defend San Jose Sharks' Dany Heatley (15) during the first period of a NHL hockey game Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, in New York. Heatley scored on the play.

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