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Rick Nash is a goal scorer. A very, very good goal scorer. Over the last seven years (2007-2014) he has the third highest G/60 rate during 5 on 5; only Alex Ovechkin and Alex Semin are better. In that time period, he has 135 goals during 5 on 5, which is good for 5th overall. Rick Nash is very good at scoring goals. Yet, Rick Nash is proving that scoring goals is really hard; even when you’re good at it. Jared Sexton did an excellent job analyzing Nash’s struggles in the playoffs this year (read it). The key points are as follows: Nash has been incredibly unlucky to have 52 shots on goal and have zero go in the net (duh); If Nash scored 4 goals, which would tie him for the team lead, it will still be less than half of his career 12.4% shooting percentage. If Nash scored at his career shooting percentage, he would have 7 goals in the playoffs and Rangers fans would be naming their first borns “Rick” regardless of the sex. Jared did a really good job dissproving the notion t...

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...

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...

Let’s Revisit the Ryan McDonagh Trade

With the Eastern Conference Finals set and in honor in one of the greatest trades in NYR history, the reaction and fallout to “the trade” in all its glory… How does a team trade Ryan McDonagh for Gomez's contract? Isn't the team trading Gomez's contract supposed to trade the blue-chipper? — Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) June 30, 2009 Hahahaha Ryan McDonagh...

Montréal Canadiens must find answer for New York Rangers speed

The bad news for the Montréal Canadiens is that they were flat-out embarrassed on home-ice to open The Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup playoffs by the New York Rangers 7-2.On to the good news: This was only one game in a best-of-seven series, and even the most casual hockey observer would be able to point out the problem. Everybody playing hockey with the Montréal...

Rangers goalie Lundqvist not bothered by Bell Centre

Sitting in a locker stall Thursday, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist jumped out of the line of fire for the first time in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, sidestepping a question about his history at Bell Centre in Montreal. "It's so long ago since I played there, so I don't even remember," Lundqvist said. Lundqvist hasn't played in Montreal since Jan...

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...

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...

(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

Martin St. Louis moves mother’s funeral because of Game 1 conflict

Martin St. Louis moved the date of his mother’s funeral from Saturday to Sunday because of a conflict with Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Rangers asked the NHL to move the date of Game 1 between them and the Montreal Canadiens to accommodate St. Louis, but the league would not make the […]

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...

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 […]

Eastern Conference Finals Game One: Conquering the Montreal demons

For the second time in three seasons, the Rangers will play for the Eastern Conference crown. Two years ago, an overachieving (and let’s face it, flawed) team made the best of their three lines and two defensive pairings before getting eliminated in the ECF. This time around, despite playing seven games in both series prior, […]

Friday (5/16/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers-Canadiens series is a flashback to the ’90s Bergen Record - NHL playoffs: Rangers vs. Canadiens, position by position New York Post - At top of his game, Vigneault has Rangers close to Cup New York Post - King’s Legions should conquer Canadiens New York Post - Lundqvist must win at a rink he hasn’t played at in 2 years New York Post - Serby’s...


Henrik Lundqvist is among the professional athletes who have entered into the fashion business. The New York Rangers goaltender has been hailed as one of the best-dressed athletes not only in the NHL, but across sports. Top fashion outlets like Vanity Fair and GQ have praised his impeccable sartorial style. Earlier this year, Lundqvist collaborated with Swedish bodywear brand...

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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