San Jose Sharks
Henrik Lundqvist vs. Jonathan Quick. The Vezina Trophy race has been described as a dead-heat. Well, is it?
Evgeni Nabokov picked up his 300th career NHL win as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 4-2.
The Rangers faced two difficult Western Conference opponents in the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks, coming away with the full 4 points. Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh and Martin Biron spoke about their recent play.
There are games where the Rangers are without their ‘A’ game, but still find a way to get two points. Whatever they are doing, right now it is working.
We were beginning to wonder when the Rangers would respond to the bulletin board material fired off by San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton on Monday night.
Ryan Callahan scored twice in New York’s three-goal second period, and New York shook of a blown lead and raced past the surging San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Monday night.
Rangers fans have seen enough. They want Sean Avery, exiled in Hartford of the AHL, back on John Tortorella’s bench.
The Sharks scored a power-play goal 1:07 into overtime to give them a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Sami Salo scored twice and Ryan Kesler added a goal as the Vancouver Canucks capitalized on three two-man advantages in the second period to beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 Sunday in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals to take a 3-1 series lead.
The Vancouver Canucks came back to open their first Western Conference final in 17 years with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
Tomas Holmstrom broke a tie with 6:08 remaining, and the Detroit Red Wings had three third-period goals to avoid elimination with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
Ian White and Niclas Wallin scored their first goals of the postseason and Antti Niemi made 33 saves to help the San Jose Sharks take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series over the Detroit Red Wings.
The Islanders’ Michael Grabner has already been recognized as one of the best young players in the NHL by being named a finalist for the Calder Trophy. However, he should win it, because the numbers don’t lie.
The New York Rangers are finally starting to take advantage of opportunities to move up in the Eastern Conference.
Now on a two game winning streak, the Rangers head out west to play the Ducks and Sharks. This has been the time of the season when they have played their best hockey … down the stretch.