It’s time for Rangers and Artemi Panarin to meet the moment in Game 7

This is the time and this is the place where these bands of Rangers can write their own history and establish themselves as the rightful heirs of the Henrik Lundqvist era. It’s Game 7 night, with the Rangers and Penguins returning to it once again on Sunday under the lights of Broadway. This is the … Read more

Igor Shesterkin saves an assist in Rangers’ Game 6 win

PITTSBURGH — The Rangers have relied on goaltender Igor Shesterkin throughout the season. On Friday night, he even provided an assist at a crucial moment in their 5-3 Game 6 win over the Penguins. With the Rangers power-playing in the second period, Shesterkin skated without hesitation to the bottom of the right face-off circle to … Read more

Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin finally finds Vezina form

Vezina Trophy favorite Igor Shesterkin showed up again Wednesday night with the season on the line. Once again, he was the goalkeeper who led Rangers to a surprising second-place finish in the Metropolitan Division and the difference maker who some believe could lead them on a big playoff run. “He made some real key saves,” … Read more

Rangers can’t rely on perceived advantage against Penguins

There’s a quiet sense of confidence that emanates from Igor Shesterkin that has permeated his team throughout the season, if not from the moment he arrived on Broadway the first week of January 2020. Is there a misuse of a pronoun in the preceding sentence? I do not think so. Are Rangers “his team?” To … Read more

Rangers gear up for last extended road trip this season

The Rangers spent most of the past month and a half playing on their home ice and continuing their push towards the playoffs. Now they’ll have to take the show on the road for their last extended trip of the season, playing in four cities across seven days, with three of the games against fellow … Read more

NHL boasting some historic goaltending right now

Igor ShesterkinPhoto: Getty Images The NHL would love for you to believe that Toronto’s 10-7 win/what-have-ya over Detroit on Saturday — and to a much lesser extent the hapless Devils and Hawks hurling themselves at each other to the tune of an 8-5 scoreline on Friday — as evidence that it’s goal-apalooza on the ice … Read more