The Ottawa Senators have been a wonderful story all season, far exceeding expectations and making the playoffs. Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza have been joys to watch, and Milan Michalek is a great player.
But Ottawa's run will come to an end against the top ranked New York Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist is too good and the Rangers commitment to defense is excellent. I'm not sure how far the Rangers can go in the 2012 playoffs, but they will get past Ottawa.
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