NHL Eastern Conference Finals
Following the Rangers’ highly successful — yet highly disappointing — 2011-12 campaign, the Blueshirts will have their work cut out for them at the start of the 2012-2013 season. It won’t be easy by any stretch of the imagination.
The season was one of redemption and guts for the Devils after missing the playoffs a season ago. They have the stomach to win a game and extend the series, but any more than that seems way out of their reach.
The unforeseen success of the Devils’ fourth line has given New Jersey newfound energy — and belief — as they look to close out the Eastern Conference finals.
There are two major concerts in New Jersey this weekend, not to mention Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. So, of course, this is the perfect weekend to start a big road-construction project that will snarl NJ Transit bus routes.
There were three things that stood out to me more than anything last night, and they were the play of Michael Del Zotto, Ryan McDonagh and Carl Hagelin.