Eastern Conference quarterfinals
“I don’t know whether the refs were predisposed against us or the league,” Ovechkin said. “But to not give obvious penalties (to the Rangers), while for us any little thing was immediately penalized…”
“It’s the way it is,” Carlesimo told Mike Francesa. “I’m disappointed. I’m not a little disappointed, I’m tremendously disappointed, just because I feel strongly about what a great situation this was.”
There are four games left, and the most important question remains unanswered: When the playoffs begin, which Knicks team will take the floor?
Rangers forward Brian Boyle is not sure whether he’ll play in Saturday’s Eastern Conference Semifinal opener against the Capitals at Madison Square Garden, and Brandon Dubinsky is staying off the ice.
Thanks — or no thanks — to those pesky Senators, the top-seeded Rangers now find themselves battling in a best-of-three.
WFAN host Gregg Sussman joined me to talk about the Knicks-Celtics series and what to expect from the Knicks in Game 3 and moving forward.
Chris Lopresti of WFAN joined Neil Keefe to look back at the devastating defeat in Game 4 and whether or not the Rangers can come back from this 3-1 hole.
The Rangers are concentrating on getting even with the Washington Capitals and staying away from Bruce Boudreau’s claims of dirty play and his disparaging remarks about Madison Square Garden.
Brian Monzo, producer for WFAN and hockey writer for WFAN.com, joined me to look back at Game 1 and ahead to Game 2 and the rest of the Rangers-Capitals series.