Eastern Conference Finals

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Revolution Top Red Bulls 2-1 In First Leg Of Eastern Conference Finals

Jermaine Jones finished a counter attack the 85th minute with a tap-in and gave the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory Sunday in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference finals.

11/24/2014

Dustin Tokarski #35 of the Montreal Canadiens makes a save against Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers Off To Stanley Cup Finals For First Time Since 1994

The New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.

05/30/2014

Brad Richards of the New York Rangers tangles with Alex Galchenyuk of the Montreal Canadiens during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers ‘As Confident As Ever’ Heading Into Game 6 Against Canadiens

Now that the Canadiens have staved off elimination once in Game 5, the Rangers are wary of giving them any more hope they can turn the tables.

05/29/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Expect The Best From Henrik Lundqvist In Game 6

Canadiens winger Rene Bourque made some rather pointed remarks in an obvious attempt to rattle Lundqvist ahead of Game 6. He may have picked the wrong guy to mess with.

05/29/2014

The Rangers’ John Moore plants the Canadiens’ Michael Bournival during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at the Bell Centre in Montreal on May 27, 2014. Moore was suspended two games for another hit during the 7-4 loss. (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Moore Suspended 2 Games

New York Rangers defenseman John Moore was suspended for two games by the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check to Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise’s head in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

05/28/2014

The New York Rangers leave the ice after losing to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 27, 2014.  (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Better Not Bring Game 5 Stink Back To MSG

The Rangers need to leave the odor — and the brutal hockey — in Montreal after completely falling flat at Bell Center in a 7-4 defeat Tuesday.

05/28/2014

ZEPS on BC (TV)

Boomer & Carton: ZEPS Pumps Everyone Up With Rap About Rangers

If you listen to the show regularly, the name ZEPS may ring a bell. He stopped by the Allstate Studio back in October and did some freestyle rapping about New York sports.

WFAN–05/28/2014

Henrik Lundqvist is yanked by New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault in Game 5 against the Montreal Canadiens. (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Habs’ Bourque Takes Dig At Rangers’ Lundqvist After Game 5

Henrik Lundqvist is a big reason the Rangers are on the doorstep of their first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years. But the extraordinary goalie had a rather ordinary night on Tuesday.

05/28/2014

John Moore (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Moore Could Face Suspension For Hit On Weise

The Blueshirts may have to play the remainder of the Eastern Conference finals against Montreal without defenseman John Moore.

05/28/2014

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers crashes into Dustin Tokarski #35 of the Montreal Canadiens during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre on May 27, 2014 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Canadiens Surge Past Rangers 7-4, Force Game 6

Rene Bourque had a hat trick and the Montreal Canadiens kept their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final on Tuesday.

05/28/2014

Derick Brassard of the New York Rangers celebrates after scoring a goal late in th second period against the Montreal Canadiens during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

On The Verge: Rangers Not Taking 3-1 Lead Over Canadiens For Granted

The Rangers have two key assets to fall back on — penalty killing and goaltending. It’s a combo that has put them within one victory of their first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years.

05/27/2014

The New York Rangers celebrate after Martin St. Louis scored the game-winning shot in overtime against Dustin Tokarski #35 of the Montreal Canadiens to win Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Oh, So Close: Rangers Now Just A Win Away From Advancing To Cup Finals

A win Tuesday in Montreal will put New York in the championship round for the first time since they won the title in 1994. A loss will make Game 6 necessary at what will be a nervous Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

05/26/2014

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Return Of Brassard Will Provide Boost For Rangers In Game 4

Derick Brassard has been itching to return to the Rangers’ lineup. Now healthy, the 26-year-old center will finally get his chance to make his mark on this series when he takes the ice for pivotal Game 4.

05/24/2014

Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers is attended to by the trainer during the game against the Montreal Canadiens in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 22, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Stepan Suffers Broken Jaw, Status For Rest Of East Finals Unknown

Twenty-four hours ago the Rangers were flying sky high, but a high hit and a shocking loss later, not so much.

05/23/2014

Dustin Tokarski of the Montreal Canadiens makes a save against the New York Rangers during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 22, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Habs’ Kid Goalie Story Is Nice, But Reality Will Set In Eventually

There is an easy way and a difficult way to do things. To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the New York Rangers have chosen the difficult way to handle the Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Conference finals.

05/23/2014

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