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Eastern Conference Finals

Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Given Second-Best Odds To Win Stanley Cup Finals

The Penguins — at 8-1 — have the best odds of taking home the hardware. The Rangers were given the second-best odds at 17-2. The Canucks, Kings and Flyers rounded out the top five.

01/07/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Work Stoppage Looms As Bettman Sets Lockout Date

There’s a growing chance that the Rangers won’t get a chance to show their fans and the rest of the NHL how good they are. A work stoppage is looming over the league.

08/10/2012

Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lundqvist’s Honor Reaffirms That Rangers Must Look For Offense In Draft

The goaltending is good enough. The defense is good enough. The mindset is strong enough. That’s why in a draft that is strong on defensive players, Glen Sather has to look for offensive talent.

06/21/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers poses after winning the Vezina Trophy during the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on June 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: ‘Man Of The People’ Lundqvist Finally Gets His Vezina

Henrik Lundqvist’s long wait to win the Vezina Trophy finally ended Wednesday night, as one of hockey’s good guys came away with the ultimate goalie prize.

06/21/2012

Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Struggling To Match Kings’ Firepower

New Jersey simply cannot match ammunition with a loaded Los Angeles Kings’ roster.

WFAN–06/04/2012

Marian Gaborik (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Right Wing Marian Gaborik To Undergo Surgery; Likely To Miss Start Of Next Season

Rangers right wing Marian Gaborik is set to undergo surgery next week to repair a labral tear in his right shoulder, the team confirmed on Friday. The setback is expected to keep the NHL veteran off the ice for the start of next season.

06/01/2012

The New Jersey Devils are presented with the Prince of Wales Trophy by NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly after winning Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Sights Set On Franchise’s 4th Stanley Cup In 5 Tries

The New Jersey Devils are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the fifth time in team history, and they will attempt to capture their fourth championship as their series with the Los Angeles Kings begins on Wednesday night at Prudential Center.

05/29/2012

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NBA Eastern Conference Finals Matchup And Prediction

The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.

05/28/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after losing Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers Never Found Their Playoff Legs

Unfortunately for the Rangers and their legion of fans, the Rangers peaked in the regular season. That’s a classic formula for heartbreak.

WFAN–05/26/2012

Martin Brodeur and head coach Peter DeBoer of the New Jersey Devils celebrate after defeating the New York Rangers by a score of 3-2 to win Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on May 25, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur’s Last Hurrah?

The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals might be the final hurrah in Martin Brodeur’s glorious career.

WFAN–05/26/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after losing Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Cup Dream Goes Up In Flames

A season of destiny has come crashing down for the Rangers who expected to reach the finals.

WFAN–05/26/2012

Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils is presented with the Prince of Wales Trophy by NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly after in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Are Back Where They Belong

A new generation of Devils have lived up to the organization’s proud standard by reaching their first Stanley Cup Finals since 2003.

WFAN–05/26/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers defends his net against the New Jersey Devils during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Expect Lundqvist To Stand Tall In Game 6

Henrik Lundqvist, the man that Rangers fans call ‘King Henrik,’ is faced with the task of not only keeping goals out of his net, but not allowing the tremendous pressure placed upon him to seep into his consciousness.

WFAN–05/25/2012

New York center Mark Messier takes a break during the Rangers practice before a Stanley Cup final game versus the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver. (credit: Glenn Cratty/ALLSPORT)

Silverman: Nothing Guaranteed For Rangers

When the Rangers take the ice Friday night in Newark, they will find themselves in the same position that the 1994 Stanley Cup champions were when they faced the Devils in the Eastern Conference Finals.

05/24/2012

Stephen Gionta and Ryan Carter celebrate the New Jersey Devils' third period goal in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Stephen Gionta Has Devils Fans Experiencing Déjà Vu

The unforeseen success of the Devils’ fourth line has given New Jersey newfound energy — and belief — as they look to close out the Eastern Conference finals.

WFAN–05/24/2012

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