New York Rangers
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.
History says the Bruins won’t likely complete their sweep of the Rangers on Thursday night, but they thinking about the past — they’re living in the moment.
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.
It was one of the more unusual goals you’ll see during these NHL Playoffs, but it’s the goal that has the Boston Bruins up 3-0 on the New York Rangers and just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
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.
“I am not saying there was a phone call from [the league], but someone just wanted Game 7,” Alex Ovechkin told a reporter after the Caps’ Game 7 defeat, seemingly blaming the league for his team even being in an elimination game. But was officiating really Washington’s biggest issue?
Last night’s 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the New York Rangers hurts more than previous playoff disappointments for the Washington Capitals.
Boomer Esiason is a hardcore Rangers fan. He’s also a jinx when at the Verizon Center. So, for tonight’s Game 7 against the Capitals, he’ll be watching the game from the comfort of his couch in high definition.
Radio coverage of Game 7 between the Capitals and the Rangers begins at 7 p.m. Monday with a special one hour pregame show leading up to the puck drop at 8 p.m. on 106.7 The Fan.
The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.