CANADIENS 4, RANGERS 3 (OT) There are certain things in hockey that are nice; and others that are very nice. As far as the Rangers are concerned in their first round playoff with Montreal, it would have been very nice to return home with two wins out of two tries. Then again, one out of […]
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. […]
Over the course of 82 regular season games, the difference in points total between the Rangers and Montreal was one. Both teams won 23 games in one-goal affairs. Where did that lead to you ask? For all intents and purposes, a one-goal playoff opener that saw both teams fire 31 shots at the oppositions’ net, […]
BY: DAVID KOLB Follow @DavidKolbMSG GAME 2: NEW YORK RANGERS @ MONTREAL CANADIENS Coverage begins at 6 PM on MSG and MSG GO Rangers Lead Series 1-0 The Rangers look to take both games in Montreal.
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 […]
I can vividly remember my first taste of Stanley Cup adventure. Our coach and GM was the great John Ferguson, who had five Cups as a player on his resume and he said that the playoffs were a time for wiping the slate clean. What was done, was done. Everyone was on an equal footing. […]
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 […]