Well, you had to know it would likely be a fluky goal that would win a game like Game 1. Right? So the Rangers are down 1-0 and the road warriors have a pretty important Game 2 Saturday afternoon outside Ottawa. [Rangers-Senators Post Game Coverage on MSG Networks] Thoughts: 1. Let’s discuss the game-deciding play. […]
It was a scene that we’ve seen played out so many times over Henrik Lundqvist’s brilliant career. Only this time he was unable to pull a rabbit out of his hat in last night’s 2-1 loss to Ottawa. Facing and standing tall to numerous quality Senator scoring chances over the course of another tight game, […]
SENATORS 2, RANGERS 1 Playing the Ottawa Senators in the second playoff round is giving the Rangers a distinctly different ambiance than playing the Montreal Canadiens in the opening tourney. Unlike the Habs home, Bell Centre, in the center of Montreal’s metropolis, the Senators’ rink — Canadian Tire Centre — is situated in the town of […]
By: Chris Boyle Follow @ChrisBoyle33 It’s hard to look at the Ottawa Senators as a formidable foe when essentially everybody thinks the Rangers are a lock for the Eastern Conference Final. Most playoff predictors have the Sens as the least likely team to advance into Round 2. It’s fairly easy to see why: The Senators have […]
BY: DAVID KOLB Follow @DavidKolbMSG GAME 1: NEW YORK RANGERS at OTTAWA SENATORS Post Game Coverage on MSG and MSG GO After Game 1 The Rangers begin their second-round series against the Senators in Ottawa.
What an exhilarating first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs! Twenty-eight of the 42 games (67%) were decided by one goal. Twenty-seven game-winning goals were scored in the third period or overtime. Eighteen overtime games, a new first round record (breaking the previous mark of 17, set in 2013). And there are still three more […]
The Rangers’ upcoming second-round playoff series against Ottawa, which starts Thursday, carries motivational and emotional side stories galore. Frankly, the best of those stories are on Ottawa’s side of the series. [RANGERS POST GAME COVERAGE ON MSG] The Rangers? Well, except for Mika Zibanejad playing his former team, and Mats Zuccarello going up against his […]
It’s easy — perhaps too easy — to forecast a relatively comfortable Rangers romp through their second round playoff series with the Senators, which begins Thursday in Ottawa. But overall, the facts are more on the Blueshirts side, whether you’re talking goaltending, defense or offense. Not to put the smack on the Senators because they […]