Carey Price made 37 saves, and Andrei Markov and Brendan Gallagher scored second-period goals as the Montreal Canadiens cooled off the New York Islanders with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
There may have been a few that were bigger in the sport than Jean Beliveau, but there has never been a classier athlete in any sport.
The 39-year-old winger was a force throughout Sunday’s victory over Montreal, harassing the Habs with his legs and executing an array of jaw-dropping passes.
Lars Eller broke a tie midway through the second period, and Max Pacioretty added a goal the third to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
We love our sports teams, which means we hate the ones that try getting in the way. What can we say? We’re passionate about these things.
It may not look like it when you don’t see their name in the first round of the draft, but this is a vital offseason for the Rangers. They have a chance to seize control in the Eastern Conference and become its best and most consistent team.
In the end, the Canadiens weren’t as good as the Rangers. But they proved to be good sports, following through on a well-publicized wager with Jimmy Fallon.
In 1994, many of us thought indeed that “This one will last a lifetime.” But, thankfully, 20 years later, we can hope that a second Cup in our lifetime is, at least, a possibility.
When the final buzzer sounded Thursday night, the Broadway Blueshirts were in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since captain Mark Messier was in charge.
The New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
Now that the Canadiens have staved off elimination once in Game 5, the Rangers are wary of giving them any more hope they can turn the tables.
New York Rangers defenseman John Moore was suspended for two games by the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check to Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise’s head in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The money is on the table in Game 6, and Tokarski was quite shaky in Game 5. No matter what Therrien says publicly about his goalie, this rookie is going to have to play the game of his life to slow down the Rangers’ offense.
The Rangers need to leave the odor — and the brutal hockey — in Montreal after completely falling flat at Bell Center in a 7-4 defeat Tuesday.
Henrik Lundqvist is a big reason the Rangers are on the doorstep of their first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years. But the extraordinary goalie had a rather ordinary night on Tuesday.