Vigneault’s benched regret stirs his ghosts, can haunt Rangers future

It should not have happened but it did. Alain Vigneault should not have “lost” Brendan Smith in the third period of Saturday’s stunning second-guess feast of a Game 2, 6-5 double-overtime defeat in Ottawa. But the coach on Sunday admitted that’s just what happened. “I was looking for certain matchups and sometimes within a game’s...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Alain Vigneault costs Rangers Game 2

I initially wasn’t going to be covering this recap, but after watching the game, and watching Alain Vigneault blow this game with is lunacy, I insisted I cover it. The Rangers blew three separate two goal leads with idiotic deployment choices, and it burned them in the end. Yes, part of this game is on […] The post Alain Vigneault costs Rangers Game 2 appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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12 hours ago

Rangers coach benches young stars in move that backfires

OTTAWA — Alain Vigneault has often preached about the importance of depth in the playoffs, but he surely didn’t live that way in Game 2. The Rangers coach shortened his bench at the start of the third period, and kept it that way until his team lost to the Senators, 6-5, in double-overtime on Saturday...
Via New York Post
22 hours ago

The Rangers have no chance with this Henrik Lundqvist

OTTAWA — The game was a mess, but what a glorious, unpredictable, entertaining playoff mess it was. Unless, of course, you are Henrik Lundqvist, one of his teammates or one of the citizens of Rangerstown. Then it was a disaster. Give Lundqvist and the Rangers a two-goal lead in the third period of a playoff...
Via New York Post
22 hours ago

Gearing up for Rangers – Senators Game 2

Folks, I’m going to be honest with you. There is no reason to hit the panic button quite yet. I know this is very alarming for several people, because people are so romantic when the team wins and so mentally unhinged when the team loses, but I promise you don’t need to freak out. As […] The post Gearing up for Rangers – Senators Game 2 appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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1 day ago

WATCH: Rick Nash on the Rangers playoff series against the Senators

Rick Nash on the Rangers playoff series against the Senators.
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WATCH: New York Rangers get ready for Ottawa Senators

Alain Vigneault, Henrik Lundqvist, Marc Staal and Derek Stepan discuss the challenges ahead for the New York Rangers as they prepare to face the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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How the New York Rangers took down Montreal

The New York Rangers will continue their playoff journey to the Stanley Cup Finals after eliminating the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 win in Game 6 at Madison Square Garden. The series started off slow for New York, as they were down 1-2 heading into Game 4. After tying the series at two, the Rangers started to pick up the pace. Game 5 was by far the most competitive of the series...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers top Montreal Canadiens in Game 6, move on to Round 2

Mats Zuccarello, Henrik Lundqvist, and Derek Stepan discuss a Game 6 victory for the New York Rangers over the Montreal Canadiens, as the Blueshirts advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens have nobody to blame but themselves for early playoff exit

In this day and age, grit doesn’t win championships in sports. Unfortunately, the Montreal Canadiens didn’t get that memo and their season is now over sooner than expected because of it.Let’s rewind a little bit. In the previous offseason, general manager Marc Bergevin tried to swing for the fences in order to reshape a team that failed to qualify for the playoffs.Bergevin dealt...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers outlast Montreal Canadiens in Game 4

Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash, Derek Stepan and Alain Vigneault meet the media after the New York Rangers tied their series with the Montreal Canadiens at two games apiece, with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Grabner completely fakes out Carey Price for awesome breakaway goal

Carey Price has consistently been one of the best goaltenders in the NHL over the past few years and is a big reason why the Montreal Canadiens are currently battling in the playoffs. Accolades aside, sometimes even the most dominant goalies are no match for a few beautiful dekes.In Game 2 of the first round matchup between the Canadiens and New York Rangers, Michael Grabner seized...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers playoff breakdown: Henrik Lundqvist vs Carey Price

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is one of the best players to ever represent the Blueshirts. In fact, King Henrik could arguably be one of the best goalies in the history of the NHL. But, is he the best goalie in the Rangers opening playoff series against the Montréal Canadiens?Carey Price is one of the league’s most dynamic goaltenders in this decade. In 55 career playoff...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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