When the puck drops Thursday night for the opener of their seven-game Eastern Conference playoff series, the Rangers will have been on a tear that began when they made the Stanley Cup finals in 2014.
When the Rangers were eliminated in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final last spring there were serious concerns about whether they could realistically take the next step this season. Yet they appear to be even better.
Look for Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, Derek Stepan, Marty St. Louis and Mats Zuccarello to torch Fleury repeatedly.
Henrik Lundqvist told WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday afternoon that he’s in a good place physically as the Rangers ready for their opening round playoff series against Pittsburgh.
The Rangers may have to wait until Saturday to find out who they will play in the first round.
It’s only taken Henrik Lundqvist four games to shake off the rust following his return from a scary vascular injury that forced him to miss 25 consecutive games.
The Blueshirts possess the necessary elements to ignite like potassium chlorate or explode like Mentos in Diet Coke. How will this experiment end?
That was as bad of a cross-checking incident as you’re going to see in an 82-game season. It’s time to get tough, NHL. Throw the book at Byfuglien.
Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night.
What Rangers fans have seen over the past two games is probably a blip. This team has shown an ability to self-correct all season long.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist returned from a vascular injury Saturday.
Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist’s return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
Talbot is good enough to win some tough, grinding games in February and March, but when it’s all or nothing in April and May, they need Lundqvist to be between the pipes.
The Rangers have done all of this without Lundqvist, St. Louis and Klein. Imagine what this team is capable of doing when its at full strength.
To make room on the roster for Lundqvist, the Rangers reassigned rookie goalie Mackenzie Skapski to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack.