21 Thoughts on NYR-MTL Game 2

So the Rangers leave Montreal tied 1-1 in their first-round series, which really should have been 2-0 in their favor. Thoughts: 1. This game got away and was given away, but that’s the Rangers’ M.O. Since this run of playoff “success” began in 2012, they are 2-14 in games after taking a series lead. Which […]

Can Rangers Replicate Game 1 Magic Over Habs?

By: Chris Boyle Follow @ChrisBoyle33 Coming into the playoffs, the Canadiens-Rangers matchup looked like a toss-up. While the Canadiens won all three regular-season matchups, the shot metrics showed a .039 difference between the two Eastern Conference rivals. Over 185 minutes, the Rangers and Canadiens were separated by one clear-sighted shot from a foot inside the blueline. […]

Game 1 Facts & Stats: Rangers-Habs

Elias Sports Bureau conducted a Twitter takeover on MSG Networks’ official handle throughout Game 1 of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs! [Rangers-Canadiens Channel Listings] Here’s the complete breakdown, courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau: First Period Rangers are facing an Original 6 team in playoffs for the third time in last five years … […]

Blueshirts Blank Habs in Game 1

RANGERS 2, CANADIENS 0 One down, three to go. [Rangers-Canadiens Channel Listings] With Game 2 of the New York-Montreal playoff slated for Friday night in Beautiful Downtown Montreal, the Rangers are secure in the knowledge that any Bell Centre House of Horrors jinx is as mythical as Mickey Mouse. But there was nothing mythical about […]

Game 1: Rangers 2, Habs 0

Lundqvist stops all 31 shots as Rangers take the series opener in Montreal.

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Show Your Rangers Pride!

We want to see how you celebrate New York Rangers playoff hockey! Do you have any superstitions? How do you cheer on the Blueshirts? We want to find out! Make sure you upload your rituals to burst.com/msg and you could have your video featured on the next pregame show or right here on MSGNetworks.com. Share […]

The All-Time Top 9 Rangers Playoff Moments

He Shoots! He scores!! Exciting? YES. Those six little words sum up the exhilarating feelings shared by Rangers fans over nine decades of postseason thrills. Pairing the best playoff moments to a mere nine is like pushing back the Atlantic with a box of Kleenex.  But a challenge is a challenge so here goes — […]

Round One Begins: Finesse vs. Force

If. If. If. If. A whole slew of “ifs” surround the success or failure of the Rangers as they begin the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight in Montreal. [HOW TO WATCH GAME 2 OF RANGERS-CANADIENS] If Henrik Lundqvist plays the way he has always played in the playoffs; if the Rangers can clean up their play […]