Were you expecting something else? The Rangers won a game they really needed to have Tuesday night and their second-round playoff series with Ottawa now has a different complexion. [Rangers-Senators Post Game on MSG Networks] The 4-1 win was complete, start-to-finish and in virtually every aspect. But now they have to do it again Thursday […]
RANGERS 4, SENATORS 1 “Hockey is a funny game — it’s played on ice.” Those deathless words were uttered by former Rangers goalie-coach-and-general manager Emile (The Cat) Francis. As far as the current Blueshirts are concerned, the bromide could be amended to read, “Hockey is a fun game — when it’s played on our home […]
After a review of Game 2, I am still convinced that not even the truest Senators fan could admit that they saw the 6-5 2OT victory coming and yet it did. Leading 5-3 and out-shooting the Senators 7-2 well into the third period, the Blueshirts were then guilty of “playing to protect” as opposed to […]
BY: DAVID KOLB Follow @DavidKolbMSG GAME 3: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. OTTAWA SENATORS Post Game Coverage on MSG Ottawa Leads the Series, 2-0 The Rangers return home looking to get back in the series.
“Everything is on the table right now!” That was the most pertinent observation made by Alain Vigneault on Sunday afternoon during a media conference call. Looking ahead to Game 3 of the Ottawa series, the Rangers head coach, offered several comments on particular players in terms of why or why not they were used in […]
“It’s a five-game series and we have to win four,” said nobody ever. The Rangers’ task is daunting if you look at it in that light. But they won’t, mostly because they can’t and partly because they shouldn’t. Trailing two games to none after Saturday’s loss in Ottawa, the Rangers have an extra day to rest […]
Senators 6, Rangers 5 (2 OT) The Ottawa Senators can be beaten in the playoffs as proven by two first-round losses to Boston. It’s just that the Rangers haven’t found the formula so far. Although, as the late, great Yogi Berra would have observed, “It’s getting late early.” For the Blueshirts, that is, they return […]