From the NYR:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
November 14, 2009 – New York Rangers 2, Ottawa Senators 1 (SO) (Game #20, Road #11)
* The Blueshirts defeated the Ottawa Senators, 2-1, in the shootout today at Scotiabank Place; it was the Rangers first shootout of the season.
- The Rangers improved to 11-8-1 overall, including a 5-5-1 mark on the road.
- New York is now 2-0-0 against Ottawa this season, having won 5-2 over the Senators in their home opener on Oct. 3 at MSG; the Rangers have now won their last two games at Scotiabank Place, dating back to last season.
- After falling behind early in the second period, Vinny Prospal tallied a shorthanded goal later in the frame to tie the score at one goal apiece; it was the Rangers third shorthanded goal of the season, and first since Dan Girardi’s shorthanded tally on Oct. 11.
- The Rangers’ three shorthanded goals tied them for second in the league, one behind Ottawa (four) and tied with Florida, Columbus, Atlanta, and Colorado.
- Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves and stopped five of seven shootout attempts to record his ninth win of the season; he improved his career shootout record to 19-12 with a .781% (100-128) save percentage.
- Vinny Prospal finished with one goal and a game-high seven shots in 22:59 of icetime; he also converted his shootout attempt and won a team-high 13 faceoffs (13-24, 54%).
- Marian Gaborik recorded the only assist on Prospal’s shorthanded tally to extend his assist/point streak to four games (two goals and six points); he currently ranks second in the league in scoring with 25 points.
- P.A. Parenteau notched the game-deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout and logged 14:14 of icetime after being recalled from Hartford (AHL) yesterday.
- Ales Kotalik converted his shootout attempt, and now owns a 53.8% (21-39) success rate all-time in shootouts.
- The Blueshirts practice schedule for tomorrow, November 15, is 12:00 p.m. at the MSG Training Center.
- The Rangers return to action on Tuesday, November 17, when they will face-off against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.); the game will be nationally televised on Versus.