This is just the beginning. Vigneault’s roster will continue to evolve into one that is geared toward executing his uptempo philosophies.
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.
Whenever the Rangers have reached what appears to be their breaking point, they have found a way of turning their emotion into a rallying spirit and driven focus.
With the Rangers facing a 1-0 series deficit ahead of Game 2, there is no skater more valuable on this team than St. Louis because of the collection of experiences he’s acquired and his willingness to dispense advice.
It’s one thing to get by the Flyers, Penguins and Canadiens without consistent contributions from No. 61. The Kings are a different kind of animal, as we saw in Game 1.
Zuccarello is only one of seven Norwegians who have played in the NHL, and he’s set to shatter all records held by a Norwegian.
The Kings have more brute strength, bite and snarl to their game than the Rangers. They’re loaded with scorers and possess an electric power play.
Everything about Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh is old-school. At 24, McDonagh is only in the infancy of his career, but he’s always emitted a veteran aura.
Ten years after leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to their first Stanley Cup championship, veteran Rangers teammates Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis are ready for an encore.
Canadiens winger Rene Bourque made some rather pointed remarks in an obvious attempt to rattle Lundqvist ahead of Game 6. He may have picked the wrong guy to mess with.
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.
Martin St. Louis propelled the Broadway Blueshirts to a dramatic victory that New Yorkers will never forget.
Derick Brassard has been itching to return to the Rangers’ lineup. Now healthy, the 26-year-old center will finally get his chance to make his mark on this series when he takes the ice for pivotal Game 4.
He’s playing at a supreme level, to the point where beating the Rangers has become nearly impossible. And don’t look now — the King is six wins away from being crowned.
Michel Therrien just took the Eastern Conference finals to a new level of intensity.