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NEW YORK -- When the New York Rangers last played the Washington Capitals, Chris Kreider was 1,000 miles away from Madison Square Garden, preparing to play for Boston College at the NCAA Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla. Saturday, when the teams met in the first game of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Boxford, Mass., native made sure to announce his presence on Broadway. Playing in just his sixth professional game, Kreider scored a goal and assisted on another, lifting the Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals in the opening game of the series. "Surreal," Kreider said. "I think that's my favorite word right now; I use it a lot." Kreider's play in the third period elicited another "surreal" moment -- a chant of his last name from the sellout Garden crowd -- and while coach John Tortorella isn't leading any cheers, he has made no secret of the fact that he's impressed with the team's first-round pick from the 2009 d...
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We said this series was going to be a defensive battle right from the get-go, and Game 1 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals this afternoon was a testament to that hypothesis. Neither team created much and neither team gave up much, but it was a third period surge by the Rangers, led by rookie Chris Kreider, that made the difference in the opening tilt of what promises...
Chris Kreider, on playing on his 21st birthday: "I'd rather do this any day of the week than go out and destroy my body."— Nick Cotsonika (@cotsonika) April 30, 2012
...hopefully he's able to have a celebratory drink after a big Rangers victory tonight....as I've said numerous times on the blog, I love this kid's character.Remember to follow me on Twitter...
Boston College alumnus Chris Kreider is taking his playoff-winning ways to the next level. Kreider, who won the national championship with the Eagles just weeks ago, played a big hand in the New York Rangers' 3-1 win over the Capitals in the first game of their second-round series. Here are the recaps from the games that took place Saturday, April 28. Be sure to check out more...
I've been following Chris Kreider on this blog since the Rangers drafted him 19th overall back in 2009. And while the experts have always been awe of his speed, the question was whether he would be able to fine tune his raw ability to succeed at the NHL level. After just eight NHL games, I think we have our answer.Kreider's speed gives him the advantage over every player...
Chris Kreider has not missed a beat since joining the New York Rangers fresh out of college.
Since coming to New York, the soon to be 21 year old has seen his ice time steadily increase and his play continue to get stronger. Kreider scored the game winning goal in game 1 against the Washington Capitals, taking advantage of a perfect lead pass from Derek Stepan and blasting one...
With the New York Rangers up 1-0 in their second round series over the Washington Capitals, it is easy to see that the Blueshirts are finally doing the right thing when it comes to shaping their roster.
This postseason is the example of that. The team and its head coach, John Tortorella, really want their youngsters to thrive and right now, several of them are doing just that.
Good morning all. On a beautiful, crisp spring day in New York where the sun is as bright as can be, the Rangers may have a bright star/supernova. That player is the Natural, the Kid, CK20, whichever nickname you prefer, Chris Kreider is as responsible as anyone for the Rangers getting past Ottawa and taking a 1-0 series lead after beating Washington 3-1 yesterday. (I apologize in...
Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that The Rangers are interested in signing undrafted 20-year-old free agent winger Marek Hrivik, who joined the AHL Whale late in the season after playing the last three seasons with Moncton of the QMJHL, after the season.Hrivik has four goals in three Whale playoff games.Here's Whale PR guru Brian Ring on Hrivik...@TheNYRBlog Hrivik...
from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, The Rangers and Senators played to win Thursday night – not just not to lose – before the raucous, chanting fans at MSG. They skated hard, fast. Up and down. Back and forth.
A blocked shot here, a couple of goals from unlikely heroes there, a scramble to survive a final Ottawa onslaught – that was the difference.
“I’ve played some...
The Rangers opened up the series with a 301 win over the Capitals at MSG. This was one of those games that saw it all: great goaltending, offense, defense, and penalty killing. The powerplay was lacking for both sides, but that’s what happens in this kind of game.
Here’s the scoring:
There’s not much to be said on this goal but dumb luck. Artem Anismov picked up...
BC posted an video interview with new women's basketball coach Erik Johnson. It seems like he has the right approach to turning the program around. Donnie Fletcher couldn't have gone this far without his aunt and uncle. Also note how important Ben Sirmans was in recruiting him. Sirmans was the lead recruiter on Kuechly too. Jerry York answered some questions from the BC...
For the first time since the 2007-08 season, the New York Rangers are off to the second round after defeating the Ottawa Senators by a score of 2-1 in Game 7 at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers played “Ranger hockey” by blocking a ton of shots, playing physical, getting timely goal scoring and big-game goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist (26 saves). It was a style that they...
NEW YORK -- In goaltender Braden Holtby, the Washington Capitals have a rookie to thank for their presence in the Eastern Conference semifinals. In forward Chris Kreider, the New York Rangers have a rookie to thank for their advantage in the series. Playing in just his sixth professional game, Kreider scored a goal and assisted on another, lifting the Rangers to a 3-1 win over...
BC Baseball has struggled in a variety of ways this season. But a sweep of an ACC rival makes everything seem a little better. Over the weekend, BC beat Wake Forest 2-1, 6-1 and 9-5. It was the first sweep of Mike Gambino's tenure and the first since 2010. There hasn't been much to cheer about this year, but maybe the team can finish strong. Chris Kreider's amazing run...
The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Rangers 3, Capitals 1Kings 3, Blues 1RLD 3 stars of the night:1. Chris Kreider, NYR (1 goal, 1 assist)2. Jonathan Quick, LA (28 saves)3. Ruslan Fedotenko, NYR (1 assist)---Tonight’s slate:Devils @ Flyers, 3:00 ET, Game 1Predators @ Coyotes, 8:00, Game 1#6 New Jersey Devils @ #5 Philadelphia FlyersGame 1… 3:00 ET… TV: NBC, CBCSeason series...