The 2011 Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup because of three reasons. One, Tim Thomas in goal. Two, depth. Three, effort. It is that last one that has been increased in 2013, somehow, some way, by these current Bruins.
Bruins-Penguins had the most intrigue of any Stanley Cup playoff series for the simple reason that the two teams play completely different styles. Boston plays tough and with depth and scores big goals at big times. Pittsburgh scores all the time and flies up and down the ice, the total finesse team that relies on superstar players.
Mike Lindsley talked with ESPN NHL analyst and insider Barry Melrose about the upcoming series between the Rangers and Bruins, the Game 7's those two teams battled through in Round 1 and other upcoming series. Hear it here:
With the exception of 1 season, 1993-94, when they hoisted the Stanley Cup, Ranger fans know the feeling of a season ending too soon. After dropping a heart breaking 2-1 overtime decision in Washington on Friday night, that sinking feeling is bubbling to the surface again
Oh for us hockey fans it is Christmas time. The presents can be found every night. For some coal is to be had. For others glory. The Blackhawks and Blues tasted glory. For Jonathan Quick and the LA Kings Not so much
The New York Rangers, after scraping and clawing through inconsistent hockey during the months of March and April, are in the NHL playoffs. They would do themselves a favor, however, by not getting the 8-seed and avoid the Penguins in the first round. Here are five reasons why the Rangers will be dangerous in the playoffs no matter what:
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