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Nash says he has to finish chances, cut turnovers in Game 2

Jun 7, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

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It was a tough Game 1 for New York Rangers star Rick Nash. He wasn’t able to come up with a goal and couldn’t put home a couple of great chances early in the game.

Fear not Rangers fans, he knows all about it and he says he has to “finish some of those chances” when he has them in Game 2 as Rick Carpinello of USA Today shared.

“Just get to the inside, try to get some better opportunities, better chances,” Nash said. “I think our line has to establish more of a forecheck. I thought we had a good first period, had some chances. After that, we just had too many turnovers. We spent the second half of the game in our end, and me and Kreids (Chris Kreider), we have to be better in their end.”

 The turnovers were a big factor for both teams in Game 1, but later in the game they were a killer for the Rangers as they weren’t able to get the offense going due to the Kings dominating the puck. But getting the shots and capitalizing on chances is the big thing for New York.

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick hasn’t been quite all-that in the postseason and the more rubber he sees, the better for the Rangers. If Nash’s line with Kreider and Derek Stepan can get it going, they’ll have a great opportunity to send the series to New York tied 1-1.

  1. joey4id - Jun 7, 2014 at 11:28 AM

    imnotyourbuddyguy, enter your comment below. :-)

  2. joey4id - Jun 7, 2014 at 11:44 AM

    Rangers can’t win without the productive o/p from all of their big boys. Time to put on their big boy pants again and put the biscuit in the basket. Only problem with that is the Kings have Quick and a very impressive system, and second to none work ethics.

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