Game 2. Rangers at Kings. First of all … NOT a must-win. Big, very important game, yes, and going down 0-2 will be extremely difficult against this L.A. team … but NOT a must-win. Some stats: Teams winning Game 2 of the Final have gone on to win the… Read More →
This is riveting stuff: From the NHL/ASAP Sports: ALAIN VIGNEAULT Q. No Cam Talbot? COACH VIGNEAULT: No. Q. You have a lot of experience with this West Coast, East Coast, the travel. What are the benefits of having the team stay overnight and traveling tomorrow instead of going right after… Read More →
Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS Saturday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. ET STAPLES Center- Los Angeles, CA Rangers: 12-9 (0-1)* Kings: 13-9 (1-0)* *Record in the playoffs (record in the series) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face off against the Los Angeles Kings… Read More →
Rick Carpiniello’s Stanley Cup Final Game-Day Rangers Chat If you cannot view the chat above, find it here.?
We’re on a roll with these chats, so let’s keep ‘em going. Our fourth Stanley Cup Final Playoff Chat will commence at 1 p.m. today. Be there. Or else. Here’s my column from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello LOS ANGELES – Game 1 opened some of the… Read More →
From the NHL/ASAP Sports: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day Brad Richards THE MODERATOR: Questions, please, for Brad. Q. Having been through a lot of these series before, is there any conscious thought about the fact you don’t want to go back to New York down 0?2? Do you want it… Read More →
From the NHL/ASAP Sports: ALAIN VIGNEAULT LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day THE MODERATOR: Questions for Coach Vigneault. Q. After the way Game1 went down, advantage for you to have the two days in between as opposed to one day off? COACH VIGNEAULT: It’s the same for both teams. I don’t… Read More →
Sam Rosen has called Rangers games for 30 years on MSG Network. He is famous for his ” … and this one will last a lifetime!” call of the Rangers’ 1994 Stanley Cup championship. Rosen, a New City resident, will provide diary entries throughout this year’s Stanley Cup Final. Here… Read More →
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Stanley Cup Final Off-Day Chat With ‘Carp’ If you cannot view the chat above, find it here.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →