Found May 17, 2014 on NY Rangers Blog:
This is just how things are for the Rangers, isn’t it? When they win, it’s almost never easy. And when they win easily, there’s the caveat of an injury. There’s always something. Today, it was the departure of Derick Brassard in the first period of what was an otherwise flawless showing from the New York Rangers. Skating into the offensive zone, Brassard dished a puck over to Benoit Pouliot before getting nailed by Montreal defenseman Mike Weaver. To Weaver’s credit, it was a good, clean hit, and Brassard set himself up for it by admiring his pass. Brassard received treatment from Head Trainer Jim Ramsay before going to the locker room, where he stayed for the remainder of the game. After the game, Alain Vigneault called him “day-to-day” but refused to give any sort of clue as to what the injury is. Brassard confirmed the “day-to-day” diagnosis. “It’s nothing serious… hopefully I’m going to be ready to play on Monday (for Game Two),” he told reporters. “The reason why I came bac

Video- Derick Brassard Not Sure If He Can Play On Monday

#NYR #MTL Brassard on if he can play on Mon: "Not sure. We'll see how I feel tomorrow. I didn't feel like I could help the team [after hit]" — Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) May 17, 2014 Below, watch the hit Mike Weaver put on Derrick Brassard which forced Brassard to miss most of the game... Continue reading "Video- Derick Brassard Not Sure If He...

(Video) Derick Brassard Injured After Hit From Mike Weaver

It's better to be the hammer than the nail. New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard is injured after a clean, hard check by Canadiens defenseman Mike Weaver. Brassard left the game and didn't return.Rangers coach A. Vigneault says Derick Brassard "day to day" after he was injured 1st pd vs. Canadiens (ESPN)— Tom Callahan (@CallahanOnAir) May 17, 2014

NY Rangers attend funeral for Martin St. Louis’ mother

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5 Thoughts: The Canadiens, Chris Kreider, the St. Louis trade, the greatness of Stralman, and the opportunity for Nash

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Woe Canada! Rangers destroy Habs, 7-2, in Montreal

A House of Horrors no longer. Instead, it was a Bell Centre Beatdown. The Rangers came out on Saturday afternoon and opened the Eastern Conference finals by putting an absolute hammering on the Canadiens, taking a 7-2 win in Game 1 that quieted the 21,273 in the Bell Centre along with all of the Blueshirts’ disastrous history in this building. That includes goalie Henrik Lundqvist...

New York Rangers Put Up 7 In Game 1

The Eastern Conference Finals got underway on Saturday afternoon and the New York Rangers came out guns blazing. They scored early and often against the Montreal Canadiens with the final score being 7-2. It was Martin St. Louis who got the scoring started, and continues to show how quickly one can gel with a new team given the right circumstances. With Game 1 being held in Montreal...

Rangers goalie Lundqvist not bothered by Bell Centre

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STYLE: NHL Star Henrik Lundqvist Discusses His Bread & Boxers Clothing Line With Forbes Magazine

  Make some room David Beckham, and Cristiano Ronaldo, New York Rangers star Henrik Lundquvist is the latest athlete to jump into the Bodywear apparel business. The fashion-forward goalie recently sat down with Forbes Magazine’s Style Director Joseph DeAcetis to discuss the origin of his Bread & Boxers bodywear line, and of course his fresh individual style.   This post...

Richards: Rangers expect a different Habs team in Game 2

Whether it’s Carey Price or Peter Budaj in the Montreal Canadiens’ net in Game 2, Brad Richards told New York Newsday that the New York Rangers anticipate a steeper challenge after Game 1′s 7-2 win. “We’re going to see a whole different team tomorrow night and we’re expecting a big push from them,” Richards said. As great as the Rangers looked at times in gaining...

The (Carey) Price is wrong, *****! Rangers take game one

After game one, Canadiens forward Rene Bourque said: “we got our asses kicked”. I can confirm, that the Canadiens did in fact get their collective asses kicked in a 7-2 curb stomping at the Bell Centre on Saturday afternoon. Martin St. Louis kicked off the scoring and Rick Nash (finally!) finished it. When all was said and done, the Rangers put up a touchdown to open game one...

Eastern Conference Finals Preview: Rangers vs. Canadiens

Rangers fans are certainly getting a taste of different hockey clubs this postseason. After playing the Capitals four out of the last five postseasons and the Devils three times in the past eight years, the Rangers squared off against Philly for the first time since 1997 and now get the Montreal Canadiens for the first […]

Montreal Canadians vs. New York Rangers Eastern Finals Preview

Charles LeClaire/Greg M. Cooper – USA TODAY Sports After a pair of grueling game sevens, the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens both punched their tickets to an all original six showdown in the Eastern Finals which begins tonight at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Each team followed a different path to the Eastern Conference Finals but only one can lead to a berth in the...

Saturday (5/17/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers showing plenty of respect for Canadiens Bergen Record - Sullivan: ‘Trade’ for coach Alain Vigneault was best move Rangers could make Bergen Record - Rick Nash isn’t scoring but is doing other things to help Rangers win New York Post - Rangers won’t let Canadiens play ‘respect’ card again New York Post - Why Rangers will dispatch Canadiens...

Monday (5/19/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers support St. Loius at mother’s funeral Bergen Record - Habs unhappy with hit on goalie New York Post - Richards-St. Louis bond goes back to first days as teammates New York Post - Canadiens unite against suspicious crash into goalie New York Post - Price-less practice heightens Canadiens’ concern New York Post – McDonagh’s defense gets him...

Habs-Rangers Series Preview

The Montreal Canadiens and The New York Rangers will face off in The Eastern Conference Finals starting tomorrow. This will be the 15th time these Original 6 teams have met in playoff action over the years. When you look at the two teams, the first thing that comes to mind is goaltending. Both Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist have been playing phenomenal as of late, but if I had...
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