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The New York Rangers jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in Game 1, only to see it slip away. In overtime, the Rangers controlled the play and Derick Brassard took a shot that went in the net and celebrated, though the ref called no goal and the play went on. The Rangers flurry continued as […] The post New York Rangers Score Twice In Overtime, Defeat Penguins Game 1 appeared first on Diehardsport.

The Musings: Several Rangers standing out

As Rangers fans bask in the glory of a scrappy but successful series victory over the Flyers there’s not much time to look ahead to the Pens series. With that said, we thought we’d share a few thoughts on the Rangers so far. Benoit Pouliot coming on strong Pouliot has taken costly penalties and is […]

Game 2 musings: Defensive adjustments, Kreider, matchups

The Rangers took Game One on Friday night in dramatic fashion, scoring twice in overtime for the 3-2 win. With Game Two coming tonight, the first of a back-to-back and the fourth of a four-in-five for the Rangers, that Game One victory was critical. The only way the Rangers stood a chance in this series […]

Brassard OT goal gives Rangers Game 1 win over Penguins

The play kept going, but Derick Brassard knew it was over. “The sound of the back post and the main post [are] different,” he said. “I felt like it hit the inside of the goal. But it really doesn’t matter.” No, it didn’t matter if it was Brassard or Benoit Pouliot in the aftermath, because the result was the same. The puck got behind Marc-Andre Fleury and into the Penguins’...

New York’s third line ‘chemistry’ making a difference

Many teams don’t expect a lot of offense out of their third line, but the New York Rangers are happy to buck the trend. The Rangers line centered by Derick Brassard with Benoit Pouliot and Mats Zuccarello on the wings provided two goals, including the game-winner, in New York’s 3-2 overtime win in Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. “Since Christmas they’ve probably...

The story lines for the Rangers series against the Penguins

For the third year in a row, the Rangers are heading to the second round of the playoffs. They’ve had little success against the Penguins in previous match ups, going 4-16 against Cindy and Friends. Times have changed though, the Rangers are more advanced and the Penguins have some chinks in their armor. There are many ways the Rangers can win this series, they’re not by any...

Rangers/Penguins Schedule

The NHL has released the schedule for the Rangers/Penguins series, which begins tomorrow night in Pittsburgh: Game 1: 5/2 7PM - Pittsburgh Game 2: 5/4 7:30PM - Pittsburgh Game 3: 5/5  7:30PM -  Madison Square Garden Game 4:  5/7  7:30PM – Madison Square Garden *Game 5:  5/9  TBD – Pittsburgh *Game 6:  5/11  TBD – Madison Square Garden *Game 7:  5/13...

Saturday (5/3/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers pull out 3-2 victory over Penguins in OT in Game 1 Bergen Record - Rangers notes: Staal is super in win Bergen Record - Leads mean little, goalie goodies and other NHL playoff tidbits New York Post - Brassard OT goal gives Rangers Game 1 win over Penguins New York Post - Vigneault’s Rangers crew up for the ‘challenge’ vs. Penguins New York Post...

Second Round Playoff Preview: Rangers vs. Penguins

Now that this nonsense with the Flyers is finally over, the Rangers head to the Steel City to take on the Metropolitan Division Champion Penguins. Pittsburgh was given a run for their money by an upstart New York Rangers Columbus Blue Jackets team, who came up just short in their wild six-game opening round series. […]

Rangers 3, Penguins 2, OT

The New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins by the score of 3-2 in overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, tonight. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …all I have to say is thank God Pouliot also scored in overtime, because the last thing I wanted to see was the Rangers fate in the hands of Bettman’s henchmen in Toronto...

Staal Gets Broadway Hat & Post Game 1 Celebration

Because I’m infatuated with these behind the scenes videos, here’s Marc Staal being presented the Broadway Hat last night in all its glory… …i don’t know who yelled out “Classic third child,” but that’s hysterical.

Rangers @ Penguins (Game 1)

The New York Rangers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Consol Energy Center starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Pregame Notes TV: NBCS Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):

Penguins Fall to Rangers 3-2 in OT

Following their Game 7 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday night, the New York Rangers had less than 48 hours to prepare for their series opener with the Penguins. By contrast, the black and gold were rested and relaxed following three days off. Perhaps a little too relaxed. While the Rangers showed surprising hop to open Game 1, the Pens struggled to find the on-switch. Indeed...

Pittsburgh vs New York, Round 2, Game 1

(Source: Justin K. Aller, The Pittsburgh Penguins claimed a home ice advantage over the New York Rangers, thus game 1 of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals took place in Consol Energy Center in downtown Pittsburgh. This series is going to be filled with excitement, due to the fact that Pittsburgh and New York have a similar playing style and the have...

John Tortorella’s Biggest Failure: Not Prolonging The Inevitable

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Playoff Gameday: Round Two, Game One – New York Rangers @ Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Rangers - Pittsburgh Penguins Series Tied 0-0 NBCSN, CBC, RDS – 7:00 pm/et Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Round two. This certainly feels bigger than round one and it’s just starting. Henrik Lundqvist is a big story here. If he can withstand the Penguins, it will be a tough series. If he can’t, and if the Pens’ big guns start scoring, it might be a short...
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