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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers lies on the ice after clearing the puck from the goal line behind Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during the third period of Game Four of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Hope Stepan’s Game-Saving Play Is Catalyst For Comeback

Although Derek Stepan’s goal-line save happened in a frantic blur, the Rangers center had a few chances to marvel at the replay in the ensuing 24 hours.

06/13/2014

Anton Stralman makes the stop against Marian Gaborik and Jeff Carter of the Los Angeles Kings during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. The Rangers defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers’ Anton Stralman Finally Gets Recognition He Deserves

No NY defenseman has been more consistent throughout the entirety of the playoffs. But holding on to him after the Stanley Cup finals could prove difficult.

06/13/2014

The puck stops just outside the goal behind Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers after a flurry at the net late in the third period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Finally Get Some ‘Puck Luck’ As Finals Head Back To LA

The Kings got all the bounces in the first three games. Or as Henrik Lundqvist calls it, “puck luck.” The Rangers had more than their share of it Wednesday.

06/12/2014

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers and Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings battle for the puck during the third period of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Sweep? Rangers Say It’s Not Over Until It’s Over

While the Kings are trying to close out the series, New York’s focus is strictly on moving past disappointment and getting back to LA for Game 5.

06/11/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Pierre McGuire Chimes In On Kings-Rangers Game 4

With the Rangers and their fans holding on to the slightest glimmer of hope, Al Dukes booked hockey analyst extraordinaire Pierre McGuire to join Boomer and Craig.

WFAN–06/11/2014

Brad Richards (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Richards Is Making Buyout An Easy Call For Rangers

Look no further than alternate captain Brad Richards as the main reason why the Rangers’ power play has fizzled. His overall game has disintegrated during the finals.

06/10/2014

Dwight King of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates a goal on Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers by Jeff Carter during the first period of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Don’t Do Lundqvist Any Favors In Deflating Game 3

The last thing the Rangers needed to do was help the Kings score. New York did so on all three goals in Monday night’s Stanley Cup finals game at MSG.

06/10/2014

Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save on Chris Kreider during the third period of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Connecticut Kid Quick Has Rangers On Ropes In Stanley Cup Finals

Jonathan Quick looked right at home on the road inside MSG. One more night like this, and the Connecticut native will be able to skate with the Cup under the bright lights of Broadway.

06/10/2014

Marian Gaborik #12 of the Los Angeles Kings falls to the ice while being defended by Anton Stralman #6 of the New York Rangers during Game Three of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rangers On The Brink After Being Shut Out By Kings In Game 3

Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.

06/09/2014

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his double overtime game winner against the New York Rangers during Game Two of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kings Outlast Rangers In Double OT, Take 2-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Finals

Willie Mitchell realizes the comeback Kings are on a perilous path, but they haven’t fallen off yet. He also knows they’re two wins away from raising the Cup again.

06/08/2014

Rangers fans going bonkers at MSG (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hottest Ticket Around: Rangers-Kings Game 3 Sets StubHub Sales Records

Who says New York isn’t a hockey town? The Rangers’ first home game of the Cup finals has been a record-setting monster, StubHub says.

06/07/2014

New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault leads practice ahead of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals on June 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Final: Rangers Looking To Escape LA With Series Split

Game 1 goat Dan Girardi knows the Rangers can’t think about the past if they hope to raise the Cup in the near future. The best way to move on would be with a win Saturday.

06/07/2014

The New York Rangers pose with Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and the Prince of Wales Trophy after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six to win the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014 in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1 to 0.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

7 Best Bars To Watch The Rangers In The Stanley Cup Finals

Whether you’re rooting for the Rangers or the Kings — or if you’re just looking for a good sports bar atmosphere, we have your picks for the best bars to catch the NHL action.

CBS New York–06/07/2014

New York head coach Alain Vigneault talks with the media after the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Rangers 3-2 in overtime during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals at the Staples Center on June 4, 2014. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Vigneault: Kings ‘One Of The Best Teams I’ve Seen’

The coach had formed a few impressions after Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, and they made him even more wary of the Los Angeles Kings.

06/06/2014

Members of the 1980 New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), 1994 Rangers (Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport/Getty Images), and New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur in 2003  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/NHLI).

New York And New Jersey’s 11 Stanley Cup Champions, Ranked

Where do those Cup-winning Rangers, Islanders and Devils squads stand when compared to each other? Read on and find out.

06/05/2014

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