It was a matter of pick your poison. Do you want Alex Ovechkin or the Conference-leading Bruins?
In the end, Montreal's follies against Pittsburgh sealed the deal and a Washington D.C. match-up for the Rangers.
There are some interesting 1994 references embedded in this season's playoffs. First, the number of Rangers home record (26-11-4) is the most wins since the Championship season. It is also the first time the Rangers have faced the Capitals in the playoffs since 1994, though it was in the second round.
Could this season provide a similar magic? Well, it's not impossible, but it's certainly not going to be easy.
Over at BlueshirtBulletin.com, we'll have a full preview and comparison as well as game coverage of tonight's game at Philadelphia.
More to come this afternoon...
(Photo from Zimbio)
Posted On Sunday, April 12, 2009 at at 12:14 PM by Woodside Acres