Marc Staal scored the tying goal early in the third period, then Marian Gaborik scored the game-winner late to rally the Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
The Rangers are finally beginning to resemble a dominant team once again, much to the relief of their fans who were scratching their heads over their 0-2 start..
The Rangers already find themselves in a hole. They must fix it now or pay the price.
The lockout was a disaster. Everyone knows it, and we blogged and tweeted about it. But now we move forward and start talking about actual hockey. I don’t know about you, but I am fired up. Now it’s time to look at the Rangers and how they stack up this season.
If going from being a Columbus Blue Jacket to a Broadway Blueshirt carries a whole lot of pressure, Rick Nash isn’t feeling it on his broad shoulders.
Much is being made of the 48-game season that each NHL team will play, and that it will be a sprint to the playoffs instead of the usual marathon. However, that’s not really the case.
“I think we have the team to do it,” goaltender Henrik Lundqvist said. “…We look at the guys in the room, (and) they’re great hockey players. But it’s about executing and (seeing) if we can do it.”
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck.
Brad Richards and the Rangers are participating in relief efforts following Superstorm Sandy.
A season of destiny has come crashing down for the Rangers who expected to reach the finals.
David Clarkson’s deflected goal 2:31 into the third period snapped a tie and lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers that evened the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece on Wednesday night.
If the Devils are going to have any chance against the Rangers, they need to do more than find a way to beat Henrik Lundqvist.
The Rangers’ mental toughness was the difference between winning and losing Game 7.
The top-seeded Rangers lead the series 3-2, one victory from reaching the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
The Rangers will have the momentum when they step on the ice Wednesday night. That will last until the puck is dropped.