Eastern Conference Finals
The last thing that Alain Vigneault and any of the New York Rangers are about to do is look at the Carey Price-less Montreal Canadiens and take them lightly.
We have a deal. But that was a close one. “De Blasio time” nearly came back to bite New York’s mayor in a forever-pending bagel wager over the Rangers-Canadiens Eastern Conference finals.
He’s playing at a supreme level, to the point where beating the Rangers has become nearly impossible. And don’t look now — the King is six wins away from being crowned.
Henrik Lundqvist has the surging Rangers two wins away. “I thought we played well, and the only reason we lost was Lundqvist,” Montreal coach Michel Therrien said after Monday’s Game 2.
After finding out that the Canadians-Rangers Game 4 on Sunday night will be aired on the NBC Sports Network – rather than regular old NBC – Craig offered some unsolicited advice to the decision makers over there at the Peacock Network…
The Montreal Canadiens will be without star goaltender Carey Price for the rest of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers.
The Rangers joined star forward Martin St. Louis at his mother’s funeral outside Montreal on Sunday. Head coach Alain Vigneault’s voice cracked as he described the service.
Montreal will meet New York in the Eastern Conference finals — after splitting their previous 14 matchups in the playoffs — and the winner will have a chance to end a championship drought.
WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton wanted to know when exactly the Rangers would be playing again after their Game 7 win over Pittsburgh. Enter the commish…
The horn sounded and Lundqvist lifted his arms in a mixture of joy and exhaustion. Hey, nobody said carrying a team back from the brink was going to be easy, even for the goaltender his Rangers teammates call “King.”
Henrik Lundqvist set an NHL record with his fifth straight Game 7 victory, making 35 saves to lift the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and earn a spot in the Eastern Conference finals.
Dan Bylsma’s accomplishments as a whole are hugely impressive for a 42-year-old coach. The Penguins would be foolish to fire Bylsma. He would be welcomed by the Rangers’ organization with open arms.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have their backs against the wall trailing 3-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Game 4 is tonight and a loss sends this loaded roster to an early summer.
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.
It’s onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry.