RANGERS 4, DEVILS 3 (OT) In a game billed yesterday as “Devils Desperation,” the Garden Staters were expected to play 100 percent hard as a means of keeping their dim playoff hopes alive. They did just that — and then some — but some bad luck and Antti Raanta‘s goaltending thwarted their chance for a […]
The Rangers will meet the Devils late this afternoon in downtown Newark. This is the third of four games between the two teams and the first at the Rock. The Rangers have won the previous two meetings, winning in a shootout and a 5-0 shutout at The Garden. Antti Raanta with get the start in […]
BY: DAVID KOLB Follow @DavidKolbMSG NEW YORK RANGERS (39-19-2) at NEW JERSEY DEVILS (28-20-11) Game coverage begins at 4:30 PM on MSG+ The Blueshirts head across the Hudson to play the rival Devils for the first time this season in New Jersey.
Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 1 When Toronto’s Kiddie Korps puts its mettle to the metal, the high-speed Maple Leafs offense is difficult to break. But not for the Rangers; at least not last night in Canada’s Queen City. As Professor Alain Vigneault would teach you in Winning Hockey 101, there’s more to hockey than one-way […]
The start of the play was as impressive as the finish, and both told the whole story about the player Kevin Hayes has become for the Rangers. In the third period of a 1-1 game in Columbus on February 13th, the Rangers lost the puck in the neutral zone. Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson tried to […]
For 16 years, the two most intense New York City sporting rivalries involved a pair of baseball teams and two hockey clubs. On the diamond it was the New York Giants, playing out of the Polo Grounds in Harlem, and the Brooklyn Dodgers whose home was Ebbets Field in Crown Heights. The hockey version was […]