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Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final.
After 53 minutes of scoreless frustration, the Chicago Blackhawks needed less than two minutes more to roar back on top in the Stanley Cup Final opener.
Here are six southern franchises that have made runs (both successful and unsuccessful) to the Final.
Three days after squandering a chance to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight season, the New York Rangers’ disappointment and frustration was still there for all to see.
If fans and media are going to continue to insist on calling Henrik Lundqvist the “king,” it’s only appropriate they start addressing Ben Bishop properly. “Kingslayer” perhaps?
The Rangers have only themselves to blame. After forcing a seventh game, they generated almost nothing on offense. “I’m pretty upset,” said Rick Nash.
Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh played “a couple games” with a broken foot, coach Alain Vigneault said Friday night after New York was eliminated from the playoffs.
The New York Rangers won’t be making a repeat appearance in the Stanley Cup Final.
It was or break for the New York Rangers as they went up against the Tampa Bay Lighting in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.
Sometimes, the NHL’s final four teams more closely resemble a game of “one of these things is not like the others.”
Hoping to buy your way into Madison Square Garden tonight? Get ready to hand over five Benjamins — for one admission.
Picking a winner at this point is pure speculation. Every game has been different and each team has its advantages. “It should be a hell of a hockey game,” Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said ahead of Game 7.
The Stanley Cup Final will open on Wednesday with Game 1 in New York, Tampa or Anaheim.
It’s one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup Final and the chance to play for hockey’s biggest prize.
Six games into the Eastern Conference finals, the Rangers and Lightning have taught hockey fans to expect the unexpected.