New York Rangers fans enjoy the game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on December 21, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL To Fans: Beware Of Counterfeit Merchandise

Kelly Lynch, associate legal counsel for the NHL, said the league has seen shoddy knockoffs that simply fall apart and even errors that could make fans look foolish.

05/24/2015

The Rangers' Rick Nash, left, scores a goal during the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goats Turn Into Heroes As Lundqvist, Nash And St. Louis Power Rangers To Game 4 Rout

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

05/22/2015

Rangers GM Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Sather Named NHL General Manager Of The Year Award Finalist

The Rangers and Lightning are battling on the ice and for a front office award.

05/22/2015

Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Need To Get Back To Basics To Make This A Series

While the Blueshirts possess a good amount of team speed and skill, they do not have the firepower necessary to beat the Lightning skill for skill.

05/22/2015

Cam Talbot (L) and Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Vigneault: No, King Henrik Isn’t Heading To Bench

Henrik Lundqvist was being hailed a hero just last week. It’s been a different story lately.

05/22/2015

Tyler Johnson of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots the puck against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amalie Arena on May 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Lundqvist, Rangers Searching For Answers Against Lightning

Henrik Lundqvist seems baffled. The Rangers allowed 12 goals in losing their last two playoff games, and one of the NHL’s top goalies is at a loss to explain why. It has to change in Game 4 Friday night.

05/22/2015

New York Rangers v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Three

Lightning Taking Extreme Measures To Keep Strong Home-Ice Advantage

The Lightning are doing whatever it takes to make Amalie Arena a difficult place for opponents to play.

05/21/2015

Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores a goal in the first period against Henrik Lundqvist during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amalie Arena on May 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Fall Victim To Same Mistakes In Game 3

Sure, Henrik Lundqvist surrendered six goals for the second straight game … but how many were truly his fault?

05/21/2015

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

3 Up, 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Oft-criticized quarterback Geno Smith has been named the Jets’ starter (for now) — which is good news for him, at least.

05/21/2015

Fans take photos before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: What Do Our Sports Interests Say About Who And What We Are?

On Wednesday, I posted a general collection of results regarding Americans’ interests in sports. Today, we dig deeper into the NBA, NHL and golf.

05/21/2015

Ondrej Palat of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates after scoring a goal in the second period against Henrik Lundqvist during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amalie Arena on May 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lundqvist Takes Blame For Rangers’ Woes: ‘I Have To Be Better’

After splitting the first two games in New York, the Rangers talked about cleaning up mistakes — but it was more of the same in Game 3.

05/21/2015

Ondrej Palat celebrates after scoring a goal in the third period against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amalie Arena on May 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kucherov, Lightning Beat Rangers In OT, Snag 2-1 Series Lead

Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

05/21/2015

Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores a goal in the first period against Henrik Lundqvist during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amalie Arena on May 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Beatdown For Blueshirts; Yanks, Mets Don’t Fare Much Better

Craig did his best to raise the spirits of his radio partner/BFF, but Boomer was really down in the dumps, so it wasn’t an easy task.

WFAN–05/21/2015

Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks - Game Two

Silverman: Blackhawks Will Meet Rangers In Cup Final, And It Will Be Epic

They will break the Ducks’ hearts, and they will face the Rangers in an epic Stanley Cup Final.

05/20/2015

Cedric Paquette of the Tampa Bay Lightning faces off against Derick Brassard of the New York Rangers to start Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 18, 2015. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Looking To Rebound Against Lightning In Game 3

Resilience is key in the NHL playoffs. The Lightning showed it in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, and now it’s the Rangers’ turn to respond yet again.

05/20/2015

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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers hugs teammate Brian Boyle #22 after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six to win the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014 in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1 to 0.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Rangers Bound For Finals

The Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens in six games and won the NHL Eastern Conference championship for the first time since 1994, on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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