The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins have conflicting views on how Game 1 went. What isn't in question is that the Rangers' version translated to the scoreboard.
If it does again Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, the best road team in hockey will be heading to Pittsburgh with a 2-0 series lead.
In Thursday's 2-1 win, Derick Brassard struck 28 seconds in and the 2013...
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Note: I apologize for the late post here, somebody (raises hand) fell asleep right after the game and had to write this in the morning. The Rangers opened the 2015 playoffs in probably the most assuring way possible. 28 seconds into the game, Derick Brassard let one rip through the legs of Marc-Andre Fleury, easing
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The New York Rangers wasted no time reminding everyone that they are in it to win it. A sluggish start and all-around rough first period by the Pittsburgh Penguins allowed the Rangers to capitalize in the first, then rely on their defense to do the rest for the remainder of the game. On the second […]
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Dark cloud: The Pens are three losses away from the season being over.
Silver lining of the dark cloud: The Penguins played their strongest game in about a month.
It has been a weird season, so when we say we feel some positive things about a playoff loss, it doesn’t feel that strange. The Penguins had some fight in them, the Rangers interfered with the rest.
But the Rangers...
The New York Rangers (1-0) defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1) by a score of 2-1. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. For a box score, click here.
Solid start to the postseason by the Rangers. Also helps when you score 28 seconds in to put your opponent on their heels before they even know what happened.
AV said after the game there was no update on Dan Girardi, besides he was seeing...
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Rangers 2 Pens 1
Series: NYR leads 1-0
Comeau (1) from Spaling, Lovejoy
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Kunitz (goalie interference) – Unnecessary (drives to the crease and gets tied up with a defenseman as he continues straight into the back of Lundqvist for a penalty)
Chorney (interference) – Overly aggressive (throws a shoulder...
Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonough scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the New York Rangers won the opener of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Thursday night.
New York shut down Pittsburgh's top threats, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, for a fourth straight victory over the Penguins in the postseason. The Rangers won...
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[4/16/15] Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015
Round 1 Game 1 – Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers (2-1 Loss)
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[Goal 1] Comeau (Lovejoy, Spaling)
Video Credit: ROOT Sports/Pens TV
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This series's underdog, Santa's Little Pittsburgh Penguins(photo from Fox's "The Simpsons")With last year's playoff series firmly etched into the mind of players and fans alike, the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers kicked off their first round Stanley Cup Playoffs series on Thursday night. Go ahead, read the rest »
There was a battle in front of the net. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Blake Comeau scores a gritty goal against the New York Rangers. Rangers goalie Cam Talbot didn't seem real pleased with the play and thought there was goalie interference on the play. What do you think?
Playoff hockey is here, and your President’s Trophy winning New York Rangers are taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins in their quest to play hockey in June once more. This series is a rematch of last year’s Metro Division Finals, when the Rangers won three straight to beat the Pens in seven. The Pens are dealing with
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View image | gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins have drawn the short straw in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. After crawling their way into the postseason over the Boston Bruins, the Penguins will have to face Presidents’ Trophy winners and current Stanley Cup favorite in the New York Rangers in the first round. A lot of […]
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The Pittsburgh Penguins last played a postseason game on May 13, 2014 against the New York Rangers. The Rangers won that Game 7 at CONSOL Energy Center to move on to the third round of the NHL playoffs and eliminated the Penguins. It would end up being the last time Dan Bylsma, Todd Reirden and Tony Granato would coach in Pittsburgh.
Here we go again, It’s the Pittsburgh Penguins facing off against the New York Rangers for the eight playoff game in a row for the Penguins. Since the Rangers won the Presidents’ Trophy and they beat the Penguins last year, the NHL should just hand the series to the Rangers… Right?
We’ve put together an incredible group of writers to predict how the series will pan...
It’s hard to believe that perhaps just 5 years ago, the Rangers would ever be favored against a Crosby-led Penguins team, but here we are.
The Penguins limped to the finish line losing 9 of their last 13 games, making the playoffs in the final day against a tanking Buffalo Sabres team and finishing the season at 43-27-12, good for 98 points.
A year after the Rangers eliminated...
The NHL Playoffs are a crapshoot...no, not literally Kris Letang.(photo from the 2015 Aces & Ice Casino Night for the Mario Lemieux Foundation via the Penguins' website) "Crapshoot" noun 1. Informal. anything unpredictable, risky, or problematical; gamble. Even with advanced scouting, meticulous game-planning, and a burgeoning wealth of analytics, a NHL hockey game...
Season Recap: New York Rangers (53-22-7, 113 Points) What a season it has been for Alain Vigneault’s New York Rangers. Despite losing their star goaltender for 2 months, they remained at the very top of the food chain in all the NHL, and wound up finishing the season as the best team in the league, [&hellip
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Betting odds for the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers.
Can the Penguins avenge last year’s loss? (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Joe Guzy did a great job at highlighting some reasons the Penguins can indeed avenge last year’s defeat to the Rangers in these 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs with a nice focus on Marc-Andre Fleury and Henrik Lundqvist: Why Not the Pittsburgh Penguins? I was interested in breaking down...
The regular season has come to a close and the Penguins have squeaked into the playoffs as the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. They have drawn a tough matchup as they will face their division rival, the New York Rangers. New York is coming off of a strong season having won the President’s trophy, which is awarded to the team with the most points in the regular season. It will...
This is probably one of the most underrated game in Penguins playoff history.
Down 4-2 in the third period, No 66, Ron Francis turned in a stunning performance. First, he scored from the Hill District to make it 4-3. The Penguins tied it on a Troy Loney goal. Then, Francis scored in OT to win the game. The Penguins never looked back:
Eastern Conference: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Rangers in 6. I’ve watched the Rangers quite a bit this season — admittedly, more than I’ve watched the Penguins — and I’ve liked what I’ve seen. They roll four lines, their…
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PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins' hopes of upsetting the New York Rangers in the opening round of the playoffs rely heavily on goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.
Fleury led the NHL and set a franchise record with 10 shutouts. The Penguins needed every one of them.
Pittsburgh didn't lock down a ninth straight postseason spot until Fleury stopped 28 shots in a 2-0 win over Buffalo...
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PITTSBURGH, PA – MARCH 28: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot while getting tripped up by Shane Doan #19 of the Arizona Coyotes at Consol Energy Center on March 28, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Penguins are loaded with offensive talent with players like Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, Kris...
Finally, after 82 games and 187 days, the Rangers now know they will be facing in the first round of the playoffs. After a relatively strong start to the season, the Pittsburgh Penguins, suffering from a number of significant injuries, limped into the 8th and final playoff spot on Saturday. In preparation for the start
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