We’re gonna continue the roll here and have our third Live Stanley Cup Final Chat today at noon. Be there. Or else. Here’s my column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With two days off between Game 1 and Game 2 of the… Read More →
Stanley Cup Final Off-Day Chat With ‘Carp’ If you cannot view the chat above, find it here.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day Alain Vigneault THE MODERATOR: Questions for coach. Q. Obviously Dan’s pass did not lose the game last night. When a guy makes a play like that that’s so out there at the end, what is the dynamic of how difficult it is when you have… Read More →
Thoughts: 1) I’m not sure what to make of Game 1. Why? Because I thought it was kind of what we should have expected. The Kings are a bigger, heavier team who beat the crap out of you and give up chances. The Rangers are a faster team that won’t… Read More →
Courtesy of the NHL: 2014 STANLEY CUP FINAL POST-GAME NOTES – GAME 1 NEW YORK RANGERS 2 at LOS ANGELES KINGS 3 (OT) – JUNE 4, 2014 RESILIENT KINGS RECORD COMEBACK WIN ON WILLIAMS’ OT GOAL Kings forward Justin Williams scored the first playoff overtime goal of his NHL career… Read More →
Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: Game 1: Kings 3, Rangers 2 (OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: – The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, in overtime tonight in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center…. Read More →
Game 1. Rangers at Kings. For the first time in 20 years, ya boys will play a Stanley Cup Final game tonight. They haven’t played since May 29, when they eliminated Montreal. The Kings last played Sunday, the OT win in Chicago punching their ticket to the Final. They… Read More →
Hee’s my column on Alain Vigneault: By Rick Carpiniello Alain Vigneault doesn’t bristle often, at least not publicly. If a question is one he doesn’t care to answer directly, he will do it with a smile or a joke. For example, when one of the many video replay rulings went… Read More →
Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS Wednesday, June 4, 8:00 p.m. ET STAPLES Center- Los Angeles, CA Rangers: 12-8 Kings: 12-9 TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face off against the Los Angeles Kings at STAPLES Center (8:00 p.m. ET — TV: NBC Network;… Read More →
Stanley Cup Final Game-Day Chat With ‘Carp’ If you cannot view the chat above, find it here.
OK, catching up after a long day going coast to coast. We’re going to try to do a Live Stanley Cup Final Chat most days during the series, starting today at 1 p.m. Be there. Or else. I will provide notes for your bosses. Got a lot of stuff to… Read More →
Click here for an interactive look at the Rangers’ season and playoff run. Here is Josh Thomson’s story from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Josh Thomson GREENBURGH – Brian Boyle joined the Los Angeles Kings in 2007, right around the time they imported Jonathan Quick, Drew Doughty and other… Read More →
Almost forgot … my column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – Know this. The Rangers will play a team with a ton more playoff experience and recent Stanley Cup jewelry. They will have, on their own side, a couple of guys who won a Cup… Read More →
The Rangers have played the Kings twice in the playoffs, winning preliminary series in 1979 (en route to the Cup final) and in 1981, a series that included a wild bench-clearing brawl. Click here to see that video, described by Jim Gordon and Bill “Big Whistle” Chadwick. FWIW, which is… Read More →
Game 7. Kings at Blackhawks. As you might be aware, ya boys have a stake in the outcome of Game 7 in the Windy City tonight. Cool stuff, this Western Conference final series has been. Unbelievable hockey, especially that OT in Game 5. Remarkable late comeback by the defending Stanley… Read More →
My column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello Ten years ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup. Since then, a bunch of guys from that team have come through the Rangers — current ex-Bolts Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis, and others such as Vinny… Read More →