The bad news (as I said in my preview video): The Rangers have only come back from 3-2 to win two series in their history. The good news: They did it last year (and of course, famously, in the 1994 ECF). Some other good news: No franchise has kicked away… Read More →
Happy Mother’s Day! The Rangers attempt to come back from a 3-2 deficit for the third time in their history. They did so famously in the 1994 Eastern Conference Final against the Devils. They also did it last spring against Ottawa. In both of those, the Rangers were the No…. Read More →
So I was going to try to write something witty to get youse off the ledges, or something about how this is not really over. Well, maybe I should go that way, because what this series has shown us, and pretty much all the other series have shown us, and… Read More →
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The NHL again treated its fans like garbage and waited until today to announce the starting times for Sunday, and even though it’s Mother’s Day, the league is still holding you up until tonight if you want to make plans for that day. So this is the best the NHL… Read More →
Apologies, but tech problems caused the delay in posting this … and also forced me to cut it to a single answer.
Hey, kids. Welcome to another Live Playoff Chat. Please be aware that as the traffic gets high, some of your comments/questions might not appear for a while. Be prepared for a delay. Apologies in advance. Also, please use a screen name, and not “Guest” when you comment. Thanks. Mobile users,... Read More →
First a reminder that we will have a Live Playoff Chat from downtown D.C. today at 2 p.m. So be there. Or else. Obviously. By the way, the new blog format allows for a better participation experience from your mobile device. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS… Read More →
I kept watching all the other playoff series going on and wondered why they all seemed so much more intense than these Rangers-Capitals games, why there was so much more nasty in those games, so much more tempo and hitting. Until Game 4. Welcome to the playoffs, Rangers and Capitals… Read More →
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Another crucial game. More crucial, actually. What the Rangers accomplished in Game 3, with a 4-3 victory, was to provide themselves a chance to make this a series. Now they need to follow up with another win or, obviously, they fall behind three games to one. Though that type of… Read More →
Hope to have an video up shortly, shot by Josh Thomson, 26. Meanwhile, here’s my column from The Journal News and LoHud.com today, on the Rangers’ new depth on defense: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH — There were some things obviously different about the Rangers in Game 3 of their series… Read More →
Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game 4 Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers (Regular Season): 26-18-4 (56 pts), 6th in Eastern Conference Capitals (Regular Season): 27-18-3 (57 pts), 3rd in Eastern… Read More →