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 […]
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. […]
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 … […]
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.