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The LA Kings Win Game 3 And Get Back In The Series
The task facing the Pittsburgh Penguins is not unlike the deficit the LA Kings were facing going into game 3 of the eastern conference finals-with 1 exception. A HUGE exception. The Kings played game 3 at home, and home is where they have done their best work so far in the playoffs...
Blackhawks-Kings West Finals Preview
The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010.  The Kings raised Lord Stanley in 2012 as the first 8-seed to do so.  Now, these two teams will face-off in the Western Conference Finals for the right to play for the Cup again.  Here is a series preview.
The Rangers Fire Head Coach John Tortorella
After 5 years and much success, then recent failure and unmet expectations, the NY Rangers have fired head coach John Tortorella this afternoon.
Tortorella took over for Tom Renny late in 2009 and got the Rangers to the playoffs. they missed the post season the following season but then made the post…
Bruins – Penguins Series Preview
The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins will play in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals.  Two distinct styles of play will be on display in this match-up.  The Bruins, with their deep team and four lines, like to punish the opponent with forechecking and winning battles in the corners, e…
The Season Ends For The Rangers In Boston
A season that has to qualify as a disappointment ended in the Boston TD Garden, as the Bruins wore out the Rangers, and dusted off the Blueshirts 3-1 in game 5 of the eastern conference semi finals. The Bruins now move on to play Pittsburgh while the Rangers move to chalkboard for a plan to move for…
Can The Rangers Survive For A Game 5- Bruce’s Thought Of The Day
I will probably live to regret this piece later on but putting my superstition aside the numbers say the Rangers have a good chance to keep their season alive and get out of Boston Saturday with a win.
The Rangers, if nothing else, and there is plenty of reasons, have proven resilient in win or go ho…
Former NHL Captain Mike Peca Talks on The Team
Mike Lindsley recently talked with former NHL player and captain (Sabres and Islanders) Mike Peca about the NHL playoffs, Peca's Stanley Cup runs and what hockey teams look like when you know they are going to win at the most crucial times...
Rangers Are Toast
The Rangers were a dangerous team heading into the playoffs.  Star goalie, Rick Nash's supposed Broadway playoff hunger, depth, last year's experience of losing in the conference finals, the magic of Madison Square Garden.  Oops.
The Rangers are done...
Rangers Get Humiliated In Game 3 By The Bruins
I have watched Ranger hockey a long time. What took place Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden will easily rank as 1 of the most disappointing  nights in this fans memory.
Forget any of the stats, that being shots on goal, hits, anything...
Rangers Need Power-Play and Stars To Come Through
Goaltending-depth-star scoring-special teams.  Those are the four keys to a Stanley Cup run.  The Rangers certainly have the first one, even if Henrik Lundqvist had a bad Game 2 against the Bruins.  Other than the goalie though, the Blueshirts are in trouble.
Boston Besieges Lundqvist, Blast The Rangers 5-2
So here we go again. For the 2nd straight playoff series the New York Rangers have dropped the 1st games on the road. It happened against Washington in round 1 and after the Bruins beat down the Rangers 5-2 Sunday at the Boston Garden the Rangers find themselves in a 2-0 hole...

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