Despite the huge crowds that watched the World Cup games at public venues in major cities all over the land, we have not become a soccer-mad country.
It may not look like it when you don’t see their name in the first round of the draft, but this is a vital offseason for the Rangers. They have a chance to seize control in the Eastern Conference and become its best and most consistent team.
The PGA Tour is a big, sleepy bore. Golf needs Tiger Woods now more than ever.
The Yankees’ have not played the kind of baseball they are capable of playing, yet they will almost certainly be in a position to breathe down the Blue Jays’ necks in a matter of days.
The best thing the Rangers have going for them in the future remains Henrik Lundqvist, but the next best thing may be Alain Vigneault.
Carter and Richards have been there twice before. They know how fast these things can get away from a team.
The dreaded two-goal lead. The Rangers had made blowing it an art form before Wednesday night’s Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.
What has made the Kings so dangerous in the Stanley Cup Final – and the preceding three rounds as well – is that they are loaded with finishers on their roster — and they have actually finished.
The record will show that the Rangers lost 3-0 on Monday night, but they were not outplayed. They dominated for several stretches, but simply could not get the puck by Jonathan Quick.
The grueling race for the Stanley Cup is nearing its climax, and the Rangers have reached a critical moment against a formidable opponent.
The Rangers’ Most Important Line Took A Beating In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. That cannot happen again if the Blueshirts are really serious about beating the Kings.
The Rangers had the Kings on the ropes in Game 1, and needed just a bit more finish and a bit more grit to take home-ice advantage away from the Western Conference champions. They never got it.
As the puck drops in just a few hours for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Rangers and the Kings, hockey fans should be set for the finest puck-stopping matchup in recent memory.
The New York Rangers got the break they needed when Alec Martinez’s wrist shot from the point deflected off Chicago defenseman Nick Leddy and into the net past Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford.
The Kings are a talented team that has played brilliantly in the postseason. They won the seventh game on the road in three consecutive series, and head coach Daryl Sutter has his team playing at the peak of its power.