Found April 16, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that Chris Kreider says he's ready to play if call upon..."It's been a learning process, but if they need me, I'm ready to go. I don't think I'd be here if I didn't feel that I was ready. I think I'd be back at school taking class. If they need me, then I'll try to do what's asked of me."...i may be more furious with Torts than Bettman if he inserts Scott into the line-up over Kreider. Rangers have more than enough toughness in the line-up to combat whatever Ottawa throws their way. What they're now lacking with the Hagelin suspension is speed. And we all know that's something Kreider possesses a lot of....if he does play, Kreider is going to walk into a frenzy in Ottawa. But this kid has won two National Championships, so he's been more than exposed to pressure situations.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Video: Chris Kreider Talks About His NHL Debut In The Playoffs

… this kid is really something special.  It’s not every day a prospect makes their National Hockey League debut in the NHL Playoffs but Kreider did and he looked pretty damn good. Of course he looked nervous from the start but as the game went on he looked more and more comfortable and even had [...]

Photo: Brian Boyle Rocking The Broadway Hat

… did Brian Boyle deserve the Broadway Hat? Yes, but I still believe Henrik Lundqvist deserved it more.  Boyle’s goal helped the Rangers win, but Lundqvist’s play in net stole the show and Game Three. Wish they could share it some how!  Boyle has been HUGE for the Rangers over the last few weeks in [...]

Practice Note: Hagelin Has Hearig; Day Off for Hank; Alfredsson Feeling Good

Pat Leonard of the Daily News reports that Carl Hagelin had his hearing with the NHL at 1:30 p.m. A decision is expected later today....there better not be a suspension. Although I am fully expecting one.Meanwhile, all the healthy players were at practice execpt for Henrik Lundqvist who was given the day off.With Hagelin at the hearing Fedotenko skated with Richards and Gaborik,...

Rangers' Hagelin has hearing with NHL

Carl Hagelin says he is sorry for elbowing Daniel Alfredsson in the head, and knocking the Ottawa captain out of Game 2 and perhaps longer. Now the New York Rangers rookie is waiting to find out if he will be shelved, too. Hagelin had a phone hearing with the NHL on Sunday, while his team practiced after Saturday night's 3-2 overtime loss to the Senators. He already served a...

Hagelin Suspended Three Games for Hit on Alfredsson

The National Hockey League has suspended New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin for three games for his elbow to the head of Daniel Alfredsson in the second period of Saturday's Game 2 against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden. Hagelin had a hearing with VP of player safety Brendan Shanahan earlier this afternoon. According to the rulebook and the rulebook alone, yes...

We will do his talking

So New York Ranger coach John Tortorella didn't want to talk about the Carkner incident, the refs or really much of anything judging by the entire 2:20 that his postgame press conference lasted. Given the way the NHL has reacted to coaches being critical of the way games have been called, it is not very hard to understand the way the coaches and their wallets are feeling. ...

Guest recap: Rangers v. Senators, game 2

*None of us were able to watch the game last night, so the always reliable friend of the blog Glen Miller was able to give us an assist.  Don’t forget to give Glen’s current project, Fan Junkies a look, and follow Glen on Twitter.  Thanks again Glen! If evidence was needed to prove a hotly contested playoff series can turn any two teams into bitter rivals, look no further...

Senators rally to beat Rangers in OT

Chris Neil scored 1:17 into overtime, and the Ottawa Senators rallied for a wild 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 2 to even the first-round Eastern Conference series Saturday night. Neil got to a loose puck in front off a rebound and backhanded the puck past goalie Henrik Lundqvist. The top-seeded Rangers seemed poised to grab a 2-0 series lead when Brian Boyle scored...

Zenon Konopka Fined For “Verbal Abuse” Of A Rangers Player

Ottawa Senators forward Zenon Konopka has been fined $2,500 by the NHL for “verbal abuse” of a New York Rangers player during pregame warm-ups before Game 2. Yes, before the game even started. … this is a first. Never even heard anything about this all of a sudden this fine comes out.   

Rangers 1, Senators 0

Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves for his fourth NHL playoff shutout, and Brian Boyle scored for the third straight game as the New York Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 1-0 on Monday night. The Rangers, who lost Game 2 at home in overtime, lead the best-of-seven, first-round series 2-1. Game 4 will be Wednesday night in Ottawa before the series returns to New York. Lundqvist'...

Video: Brandon Dubinsky Ejected; Takes It Out On Gatorade Cooler

… this ejection was just nuts. Don’t agree with it at all. 

Henrik Lundqvist Denies The Senators goals Like He's The US President

  Henrick Lundqvist owned the Ottawa Senators tonight by denying all 39 shots on goal. This is his fourth NHL playoff shutout. Brian Boyle put his 2 cents in by scoring for the 3rd straight game allowing the Rangers to inch past the Senators in game 3 with a 1-0 victory. Of course you need goal(s) to win a game, but I think 99% of the credit should be given to Lundqvist for shutting...

Fantasy Hockey Playoff ONE (4/17)

  Have you ever had the feeling that one goalie changes the game on a nightly basis?  Then you would be quite correct as it seems this year's playoffs always has that one game a night where Goalie A is massively under siege and just flat out steals one.  Last night it was Henrik Lundqvist and his effort led the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators...

Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers play with two pucks (Video)

During yesterday's game two of the New York Rangers/Ottawa Senators playoff series, an incident occurred where two pucks were on the ice at the same time. The "fake" puck was sitting on the netting of the Rangers goal and after a face-off with the real puck, the below wackiness occurred: (Courtesy of Beer Mug Sports)

GARTH: Lundqvist=Money

Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 39 shots he faces. Rangers win 1-0 and lead series, 2-1. The shutout is the fourth one of Lundqvist's already impressive NHL career. Lundqvist made a huge case for why he deserves the Vezina AND Hart Trophies this season. Lundqvist has been in rare form all season long, and has been the Rock of Gibraltar for his squad in the first round series...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.