The New York Rangers defeated the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night by a final score of 4-2, in Game One of the first round in the 2012 NHL Playoffs. The Rangers now lead the best-of-seven series, 1-0.
Henrik Lundqvist was the star of the game, saving 30 of the 32 shots he faced. The four Rangers' goals were scored by Ryan Callahan, Marian Gaborik, Brian Boyle and Brad Richards. Artem Anisimov finished with two assists.
The Rangers led 3-0 after two periods and tacked on a fourth goal in the third, but Ottawa was able to make it respectable with two late goals.
Game two is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m.
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