The New York Rangers face the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre in Montreal for Game 5 of their first-round series.
OK, raise your hands if you had the Rangers dead and buried after Games 2 and 3. Don’t lie. So six days later, after Mika Zibanejad’s overtime goal beat Montreal 3-2 in Game 5 Thursday, they’ll be at home trying to shake hands with the Canadiens at The Garden. Thoughts: 1. I know you can’t […]
RANGERS 3, CANADIENS 2 (OT) Several games within the game ultimately will decide the Rangers-Canadiens melodrama now heading to Act 6 tomorrow night at The Garden. Many already have taken place now that the Rangers are one victory away from a series win. The most obvious drama has headlined the respective keys to conquest — […]
It’s back to Montreal for Game 5 after evening the series at two-all when the Blueshirts resorted to their early series form with a 2-1 victory at Madison Square Garden in Game 4. From the opening faceoff when Kevin Hayes battled for possession and subsequently Nick Holden, without hesitation dumped the puck into Montreal’s end […]
By: Chris Boyle Follow @ChrisBoyle33 After a perfect road game to start the series, the Rangers found themselves in trouble entering Game 3. Even though the Habs found themselves on the ropes for 59 minutes and 18 seconds away from a 2-0 hole, the Canadiens found their stride and began to pull away from a team […]