Original Six

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch In Canadiens-Rangers Conference Finals Matchup

Montreal will meet New York in the Eastern Conference finals — after splitting their previous 14 matchups in the playoffs — and the winner will have a chance to end a championship drought.

05/16/2014

Derek Stepan, Alexander Ovechkin

Hartnett: NHL Realignment Adds Excitement, Emphasis On Rivalries

The new NHL realignment for 2012-13 will reintroduce old rivalries and add further emphasis on current ones. The four-conference system could also create unique Stanley Cup Finals match-ups if a semifinal-Stanley Cup draw is introduced.

WFAN–12/06/2011