Found April 01, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Coming into the season, not many hockey pundits and fans alike knew what to expect of the New York Rangers. Tonight, their questions could be answered. If the Rangers manage to beat the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden tonight and the Philadelphia Flyers manage to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins this afternoon, the team will finish the season as the No.1 team in the Eastern Conference. The Blueshirts have won four straight games and come into tonight’s game as Atlantic Division leaders, Eastern Conference leaders and tied for first in the entire NHL. The team is starting to get consistent goal-scoring, Henrik Lundqvist is starting to look like himself in goal again and the team’s power play is starting click. The Rangers also come into tonight’s tilt looking to sweep the season series against the Bruins. The team has won five straight games against their Original-Six rival and has won 9 of their last 11 games against the Bruins as well. Continue reading "A Chance to Clin...

Marchand notches 27th goal for Bruins

Brad Marchand snapped a third-period tie with his team-leading 27th goal, and the playoff-bound Boston Bruins ended the New York Islanders' minuscule postseason chances with a 6-3 victory on Saturday. The defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins, who lead the Northeast Division, had plenty of support as a large throng of fans cheering ''Let's Go Bruins'' throughout...

Can Boston be consistent enough to repeat?

Last season, the Boston Bruins rode Tim Thomas's consistent stellar goaltending all the way to a division title and more importantly, a Stanley Cup. This season, the Bruins have been anything but consistent. While the Bruins have won their second straight Northeast Division title, the team will have done it a rather inconsistent fashion.To begin the season the Bruins were absolutely...

Milan Lucic's girlfriend surprisingly aggressive and crazy, who knew?

Girlfriends of Cory Schneider and Milan Lucic engage in the most confusing turf war ever tumblr_m1sqxy6Nnm1qd9qzjo1_500.jpg What makes this even better is that Brittany grew up a couple blocks down from me and she's been like this since I could remember. Probably not exaggerating when I say NO ONE I went to high school with has a good word for her as this blows up...

Two Minutes for Hooking

  So these two chicks showed up at Saturday's Bruins and Islanders game in the stands with a funny sign that read "I wish I only got two minutes for hooking."  Bruins right winger Tyler Seguin is photographed having a laugh at the sign.  Somebody photoshopped the original picture and gave the girls a new sign, which described a sexual act being peformed on Seguin...

Brad Marchand Takes Feed From Tyler Seguin, Slips 27th Goal of Season Past Islanders' Al Montoya (Video)

Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin are neck and neck when it comes to the team lead in goals this season. But that isn't stopping the duo from lending each other a hand. Seguin set up Marchand with a pass upon entering the offensive zone, and Marchand carried it into the slot area, eventually slipping the puck past Islanders goalie Al Montoya. The Islanders looked like they were...

Bruins top Rangers, sweep NY weekend

When you are already the defending Stanley Cup champions, it takes a whole lot more than a division title to really get the party started. Tim Thomas survived a third-period barrage from the New York Rangers, and Boston held on for a 2-1 victory on Sunday night that clinched the Northeast Division for the Bruins. It also kept the Rangers from wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern...

Connecticut falls to Providence in OT

Just a programming note: last week was a bit rough for us.  All four of us have been very busy with work and personal lives, so we’ve been unable to really write the recaps. This week will be better, I promise. Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring HARTFORD – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, in overtime Sunday afternoon...

Rangers Can Clinch #1 Seed Tonight

Katie Strang at ESPN NY reports that if the Rangers complete the series sweep against the Bruins AND the Penguins lose to the Flyers today, the Blueshirts will secure the Eastern Conference title....not even the most optimistic Rangers fan could have predicted this before the season began.The Bruins can clinch the Northeast Division Sunday if they beat the Rangers. They can also...

Providence Bruins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT)

By Brian Ring HARTFORD, CT April 1, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Providence Bruins, 3-2, in overtime Sunday afternoon at the XL Center. Carter Camper scored twice for the Bruins, including the overtime game-winner, which came with 2.1 seconds remaining in the extra session. Kris Newbury had a goal and an assist and Jonathan Audy-Marchessault had two helpers...

Same Line-up vs. Flyers

Gameday Update: Same line-up for #NYR in Philly tonight with Henrik Lundqvist in goal— New York Rangers (@thenyrangers) April 3, 2012 ...c'mon boys let's clinch this tonight!!!!!Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Pregame: Rangers Host Habs with Hopes of Extending Lead in East

The month of March didn't exactly go as well as the New York Rangers had hoped heading in. They knew a busy schedule with tough opponents was awaiting them, so it was no surprise to see them struggle at times along the way. But in this final week of the month, in which the Rangers have played four games in seven nights, things couldn't be going any better. They topped the...
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