Playoff hockey is great. But the NHL is close to — if not already — losing control of its players.
Rangers’ winger Carl Hagelin was handed a three game suspension by NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s Matt Carkner was banned for one game.
Neil Keefe is joined by Brian Monzo to talk about the Rangers’ first-round matchup with the Senators and whether or not Chris Kreider will play.
The Rangers have character. And when the Blueshirts face-off against the Senators, they’ll need to show it. With the Garden rocking, I would expect nothing less.
Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Eastern Conference opening round predictions and wasn’t afraid to pick a few first round upsets.
It was a dismal President’s Day afternoon for the New York Islanders and they were blanked by the Ottawa Senators, 6-0.
Now the two can go back to combining their talents and creating headaches for the rest of the league.
Robin Lehner made 20 saves in his first NHL start to help the Ottawa Senators snap a six-game winless streak with a 6-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Sinking in the standings and struggling to score, the Ottawa Senators might be happy to see the New York Rangers for the second time in four days.
Strong offensive performances have sparked the Ottawa Senators to four wins in their last six games. A meeting with the foundering New York Islanders isn’t likely to slow them down yet.