The New York Rangers are about to faceoff with the cross town rival Islanders in the first of three match ups spread out across the Blue Shirts final 11 games of the season. The Rangers post season hopes are somewhere between Slim and None, slim hasn't left town yet but it's close. Mollie Walker of the New York Post cover both the Rangers and Islanders. So she's the perfect one to preview the importance of the NHL's version of the battle for New York
The Stanley Cup Playoffs have been better than anyone could have expected so far. In a world where sports fans have become very familiar with being disappointed, it's awesome to see the two bubble system of the NHL not only work but exceed expectations. ESPN NHL Insider and Glens Falls resident Barry Melrose joins Levack and Goz to discuss how great this playoff setup has been, how far the New York Islanders can go, who's the team to watch and what the heck happened to the New York Rangers?
The New York Rangers ambushed the Lightning in game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a flurry of goals in the 3rd period to force a game 7 back home in Madison Square Garden on Friday night for a shot in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Rangers have been very inconsistent throughout the postseason, but game 6 gave Rangers fans hope that the team has turned the corner...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wayne Simmonds scored three goals and Steve Mason stopped 34 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 of their Eastern Conference playoff series...
The chase for Lord Stanley's cup begins tonight in Boston. Here's the full schedule of First Round match ups.
EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS
SERIES A - A1 vs. W2
Friday, April 18
Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored within 17 seconds of each other late in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday night to win their second championship in four seasons.
The Heat, Spurs, Bruins and Blackhawks are all vying for titles. All have been impressive in their own way. The Bruins battled back from a three-overtime loss in Game 1 to win in OT in Game 2. The Spurs are one win from clinching the NBA title after two wins at home in the middle of the NBA Finals...