One week after Alain Vigneault emerged as the leading coaching candidate, the New York Rangers hired him on Friday to replace the fired John Tortorella. Vigneault agreed to a five-year contract.
New York has relieved John Tortorella of his duties after more than four seasons as head coach of the Rangers, WFAN’s Mike Francesa says.
Brad Richards would like to continue his career with the New York Rangers. That decision was his two summers ago, but now it is out of his hands.
Any kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.
Silverman: The Rangers have an opportunity in Game 1 to set the tone of the series. The Bruins are still in the clouds after their seventh-game miracle comeback vs. Toronto.
Not that he would, but John Tortorella should never challenge Adam Oates to a fight. Oates doesn’t like that Torts has been bad-mouthing the Capitals, and when he was asked what would happen if the two were in a a one-on-one fight, well … he didn’t have to think about it.
106.7 The Fan’s Chad Dukes, no stranger to radio rants, had an epic blowup on the air Wednesday, holding Alex Ovechkin accountable for his lack of leadership as well as the entire Capitals roster for six straight disappointing seasons. And he does it like no one else.
What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
Check out post-game video from Bruce Boudreau, Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson and New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella after the Caps defeated the Rangers in five games.
New York, NY-Looks like the Caps will be without Mike Knuble for game four tonight against the New York Rangers.