The Rangers’ red-hot line of Marian Gaborik, Artem Anisimov and Derek Stepan inspired WFAN’s own Sean Hartnett to coin the line’s nickname of ‘The GAS Line.’
After a heartbreaking end to last season and lessons already learned on the road, the new-look Rangers are ready for their home opener at the renovated MSG.
Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers weren’t worried about how they looked. All that mattered was they skated off with their first win.
Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves, and the New York Rangers broke open a scoreless game with four goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season.
For the Rangers, an already dark summer just became unimaginably worse. New York players struggled to comprehend a shocking loss to their sport after a chartered Russian plane carrying several NHL veterans crashed.