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That will most certainly be the case tonight when the New York Rangers take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at Madison Square Garden.
The Penguins ride into town with the best record in both the Eastern Conference and entire NHL (14-6-4). Of course, we cannot forget that Sidney Crosby is back and once again looks like the best player in the entire National Hockey League.
The Blueshirts are also playing some pretty solid hockey themselves. They have won two straight over the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers and also sport one of the league’s best records on home ice at 6-1-1.
The key for the Rangers tonight will be to key in on guys like Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and James Neal. These guys know how to put the puck in the net and if given ample room to do so, especially on the power play, will make the Blueshirts pay for their mistakes.
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Well, Sidney Crosby’s first week back in the NHL has been anything but quiet on and off the ice. On the ice he scored 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) in his first 4 games back and received the NHL “First Star” of the week for helping his team to go 3-0-1 in that 4 game span. But that’s neither here nor there because there has been much more interesting things going on with...
Since Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from his 10 month absence due to concussion related symptoms, he has taken the NHL by storm, again. After just 5 games Crosby has 11 points (2G, 9A) and a +6 rating as he lead the Penguins to a 3-1-1 record. It’s almost like he he never missed a game, let alone 60. He’s averaging over 2 points per game, and his vision and puck...
New Washington coach Dale Hunter professed great admiration for Sidney Crosby and knew seven years ago that he would become a great player.
In the Montreal recap, we wondered why Crosby wasn't given an assist on that Staal goal. We saw some chatter on Twitter about it, too. Well, the NHL gatekeepers have decided to give Crosby that assist. So his stat line this season is now 2g7a9p.
We remember reading or hearing somewhere that players make a habit of visiting the powers that be...
Sidney Crosby returns to Broadway Tuesday night already at the top of his game, with nine points in his first four appearances following a 10-month concussion absence. It is an example of patience the Rangers only can hope bodes well for one of their most important players.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby capped his first seven days back in uniform by being named the NHL's 'First Star' for the week that ended Sunday.
Sidney Crosby's triumphant first games kept the Penguins atop Adrian Dater's weekly rankings while the Red Wings righted themselves. Meanwhile, the sinking Capitals hit reset.
A 4-3 win by the New York Rangers sent the Penguins to their first regulation loss since center Sidney Crosby's return from an 11-month absence
The Rangers' biggest names led them past the biggest name in hockey, Sidney Crosby, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, Tuesday night at the Garden, as Brad Richards, Marian Gaborik and captain Ryan Callahan headed a four-goal second period.
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In another bizarre twist, it appears that the Ottawa Senators refuse to back down from Sidney Crosby and company. The latest comes from general manager Bryan Murray, who wasn't all too thrilled with 'The Kid's' response to Nick Foligno's original statement regarding headshots.
Not only did Murray essentially beg the...
It was a fun-filled week in the National Hockey League this Thanksgiving week. Now that it is out of the way, it is time for us to focus on "The Week Ahead", where we will look at the "Three Stars of the Week", "Three players to keep an eye on", "Two Teams to Watch", "Game of the Week", and of course, "Other Games to keep an...
The New York Rangers (12-5-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (14-6-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 214Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikFedotenko-Richards-CallahanAvery-Dubinsky-PrustBoyle-Mitchell-HagelinMcDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-SauerWoywitka...