Last Night Wasn't Without Happy Endings

April 16, 2012; Ottawa, ON, Canada; The New York Rangers celebrate the 1-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators in game three of the 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals at ScotiaBank Place. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE

Oh, get your head out of the gutter. What I mean is that the Ottawa Senators were defeated by The New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist.

The really scary part though is that the Sens haven't looked out of place so far in the series. This confuses me. How is it that they haven't been shamed into quitting the series after only a game?

In any event, we've got links and chatter after the jump.

Inside Gary Bettman's playoff pool draft
The latest from Down Goes Brown.

Backhand Shelf Podcast
Have a listen.

Zone Shift Masters
From Gabe Desjardins at AIH.

Blues win in the Shark tank for 2-1 series lead
From Josh Dubow at The Globe.

Chara leads Bruins past Capitals
From Howard Fendrich at the AP via the Globe.

Boyle, Lundqvist give Rangers series lead over Senators
From the CP at the Globe.

Canucks/Kings line matching
By Tyler Dellow.

Jason Chimera spears Bruins’ Marchand in a very uncomfortable place
"Spear"? It was a love tap. From Harrison Mooney.

How I learned to stop worrying and fix the draft
From John Lofranco at The Leafs Nation.

Butch Bouchard: One of the finest leaders in hockey history
From Michael Langlois at VLM.

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