Rangers Fall 5-4 Against Ottawa - Game Recap
The Rangers came up short Saturday against the Senators, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
Ottawa won as a +140 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Milan Michalek clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Senators. Ottawa got goals from Jason Spezza (2), Chris Neil, and Milan Michalek in the victory. Neil opened the scoring at 13:12 of the first period.
Craig Anderson turned in a 24-save effort for the Senators.
Brad Richards (2), Marian Gaborik, and Ryan Callahan scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 of 40 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Ottawa went 1-for-4, while the Rangers were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 40-28.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face San Jose.