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The news that was all but official is not officially official, as Mike Morreale at NHL.com is reporting that Yankee Stadium will be hosting two outdoor NHL games during Super Bowl week in 2014. The Rangers will face the Devils on January 26, 2014 at 12:30pm, and then the Islanders on January 29, 2014 at 7:30pm. The Rangers will be the visiting team in both games.
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It's obvious that if the Bruins want to beat the Rangers they're going to have to go through Henrik Lundqvist. And their GM Peter Chiarelli thinks the best way to do that is by creating traffic in front (via Bruins Daily)...
“We’re talking about traffic. We’re talking about net front and we’re talking about getting pucks deep. Really, it’s a simple recipe...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden (7:30 p.m. — TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. New York is coming off a 5-0 win on Monday at Verizon Center, in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Washington Capitals. The [...]
Rick Nash will have his hands full with Zdeno Chara
A slew of injuries to Boston blueliners have some convinced the Rangers will roll through their second round matchup, but we should know by now that nothing comes easy for New York. Still, the Blueshirts have a good shot at advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals if they follow these keys to victory.
Mitigate Boston’s advantage...
New York Rangers forward Taylor Pyatt was giving a two minute minor for boarding for this hit on Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuck. This hit ramped the game up for both teams. It's interesting to see how some classify the hit.
Pyatt hip checks Boychuk's head into the boards at 2:22 of the scoreless second period. Boychuk down on ice for a while.
— Andrew Gross...
Last time they played, Eddie was in net (Photo: AP).
The Rangers and Bruins are set to do battle in the playoffs for the first time in 40 years tonight. Over the past few seasons the Rangers and Bruins have grown a mutual respect for each other, as they both play the same type of game. That game being physical, winning board battles, and getting goals at even strength. They both...
Barry Petchesky over at Deadspin (Where, BTW, Bob's Blitz is the only site in Deadspin's RSS feed...) deconstructs NY Rangers coach John Tortorella's high school yearbook photo.
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Putting the puck past Henrik Lundqvist is a huge challenge for the Boston Bruins.
Of course, they have to get it to him first and that's a tough task against the shot-blocking New York Rangers.
''They're definitely going to be laying down to block those shots,'' Boston forward Patrice Bergeron said after practice for Thursday night's series opener. ...
Derek Boogaard spoke with his fists, now his family is doing the talking for him (courtesy of ESPN.com)
It was May of 2011 when the NHL world was turned upside down with the loss of New York Rangers and former Minnesota Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard. After an autopsy revealed that Boogaard’s death was due to an accidental overdose on painkillers and alcohol, it was revealed that...
The New York Rangers open their Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup with the Boston Bruins tonight in Boston, and will be facing a much more different team than what they faced in the Washington Capitals in the quarterfinals. Here are my three keys for the Rangers to win not only tonight, but the entire series: The [...]
Yesterday, John Tortorella made the rounds on the New York radio shows as he was a guest on the Mike Francesa radio show (WFAN 660) as well as the Michael Kay Show (ESPN Radio) to discuss the big Game 7 win vs. the Capitals and preview the Rangers conference semifinals series against the Bruins...
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Sometimes, it's good to have eyes in the back of your head as New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist found out as he robbed Boston's Milan Lucic of a goal in game one of their second round playoff series.
Keep an eye on the puck as Henrik makes the initial save and then covers it before another attempt can be made at it by the swarming Bruins players:
(Courtesy of SB Nation)
The New York Rangers visit the Boston Bruins at TD Garden for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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TV: NBCSN; Radio: Bloomberg Radio (AM 1130), XM 92
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Many have known for the past few weeks that Global Spectrum, the new company managing the Rangers’ AHL team, the Connecticut Whale was planning to change the team name back to the Hartford Wolfpack. Tuesday in a joint press conference with Madison Square Garden and Global, it was made official that the team would in [...]
Stole this from NYRangersblog. I'm sure he won't mind if we do a little copy/paste.
As you can see, Boston gets 2 days off between Games 1 and 2 and then 2 days off between Games 2 and 3. That could benefit a team that is tired and could be without their top two defensemen. Also, if you're wondering - there will be NO games on NESN.
Game 1: NBCSN, RDS...
First off, how did you do with your round 1 predictions?
Now make your picks for this round.
Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa
Boston vs. New York Rangers
Chicago vs. Detroit
Los Angeles vs. San Jose