Found January 22, 2012 on Rangers Report:
Hockey Gods. John Tortorella referenced the Hockey Gods the one night this week, when Marian Gaborik was incorrectly called for a double-minor penalty when one opponent’s stick. and not Gaborik’s, hit the face of another opponent. And the Rangers, rightly, killed the penalties. Tortorella said the Hockey Gods have a way of taking care of things like that. So yesterday in Boston, a cretin named Andrew Ference nearly maimed Ryan McDonagh in overtime, and the Hockey Gods took care of the Rangers again. The Hockey Gods let the Rangers—who scored one power-play goal since Dec. 23 of 2011 (in 27 chances over 12 games)—score an overtime PPG with 3.6 seconds left to beat the Stanley Cup champions. What a crying shame that a game like that, played the way hockey should be played, by teams that play the game aggressively and courageously, has to be remembered for a cowardly play by the worst player in the game. Thoughts: 1) We’re going to see what kind of onions Brendan Shanaha...

Andrew Ference's Overtime Hit Leads to Major Penalty, Rangers' Game-Winning Goal, Could Lead to Further Discipline

BOSTON -- For the second time this month, a huge Saturday matinee matchup for the Bruins was decided by a major penalty after a controversial hit. The two goals Vancouver scored on Brad Marchand's clipping major proved the difference in a 4-3 victory over the Bruins two weeks ago, and on Saturday, the Rangers converted on another major penalty in the closing seconds of overtime...

Rangers 3, Bruins 2, OT

Marian Gaborik scored twice, the second on a third-try backhander with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves for the Rangers. Ryan Callahan also scored for the Rangers, who tied Chicago with 64 points - most in the NHL. Tuukka Rask...

Ference Won't Be Suspended More than Five Games

Katie Strang at ESPN NY reports that Bruins D Andrew Ference has phone hearing scheduled for this morning regarding his hit from behind on Ryan McDonagh hit. Because it's a phone hearing Ference can't be suspended more than 5 games....did Ference intentionally try to injure McD? Of course not, but it was a very reckless play and until the NHL sends a real message that this...

Ference receives three-game suspension

PHILADELPHIA--Andrew Ference has received a three-game suspension for his hit on the New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh. He will sit out today's game against the Flyers, Tuesday's game in Washington and the January 31 game against Ottawa at home. He'll be eligible to play again ...

Andrew Ference blasts Ryan McDonagh for not recycling

(How is that dude in the hat in front of Ference not expressing any emotion after that hit? No anger or excitement. Nothing. Mitt Romney, that you?)Andrew Ference might be hanging with Hamill in the press box after this hit.BOOM.This hit looked a lot worse live than it does in the video replay. Not saying it was a good hit by any means. Ference came in too fast. He's not a dirty...

Rangers win with 3.6 seconds left in overtime

Marian Gaborik scored twice, the second on a third-try backhander with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference.

Andrew Ference Suspended, Putting Steven Kampfer Back in Bruins Lineup Against Flyers

The Bruins get right back to work Sunday, traveling to Philadelphia looking to put Saturday's overtime loss to the Rangers behind them. They'll do it without defenseman Andrew Ference, however. Bruins coach Claude Julien stated that Ference has been suspended by the league for his hit from behind on Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. That earned Ference a five-minute major...

Claude Julien Pleased With Bruins' Effort Despite Overtime Loss to Rangers

It won't make the loss sting any less, but head coach Claude Julien was pleased with the Bruins' effort against the Rangers on Saturday. Julien felt that his team battled hard throughout, and had an opportunity to come away with a victory. Unfortunately for Julien's bunch, Marian Gaborik netted a game-winner with just seconds remaining in the extra period. The Bruins...

Video: Ference’s Reckless Hit On Ryan McDonagh During Rangers Win

… say what you want, but this was a reckless play from Andrew Ference and he deserves to be suspended.  For the people who are defending this “play”, I have nothing but pity for you. Was it malicious? I believe so. If you come in with that type of speed up to a player who [...]

Bruins Fans Worry That Brendan Shanahan, NHL Acting Unfairly Toward Team After Andrew Ference's Suspension

The Bruins are playing without Andrew Ference on Sunday, and they will be without their defenseman for the next two games while he serves a three-game suspension. He joins Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic as members of the Bruins to have been suspended by the league this year, sparking some concerns that Brendan Shanahan is paying extra-special attention to the defending Stanley Cup...

Rangers enjoy the last laugh in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored twice, the second on a third-try backhander with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Saturday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. Hen...

Ference to Have Hearing on Sunday -- Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference will have a telephone hearing Sunday morning with the NHL Department of Player Safety regarding his hit against Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh in overtime of Saturday's game.\ Ference was ass...

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Marian Gaborik scored his second goal of the game on a power play with 3.6 seconds left in overtime, lifting the New York Rangers over the Boston Bruins, 3-2, on Saturday. The Bruins played the last three-plus minutes of overtime shorthanded after Andrew Ference's major and game misconduct for charging on Ryan McDonagh. Still, they were able to keep the Rangers out of the net...
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