Is this the beginning of the end for Chris Paul, Sidney Crosby?

Title windows often open and close quickly in professional sports. Father Time remains undefeated, and there are no guarantees of lasting success in a world where free agent departures and serious injuries are so prevalent. Amid an exciting and not-so-exciting group of Game 7s in the NBA and NHL over the weekend, we saw a … Read more

Fans cheer New York Rangers win at Madison Square Garden

New York Rangers fans cheered as their team defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Evan Goldstein shows fans celebrating as the New York Rangers score a goal. Goldstein said the video was taken … Read more

Fans cheer New York Rangers win at Madison Square Garden

New York Rangers fans cheered as their team defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Evan Goldstein shows fans celebrating as the New York Rangers score a goal. Goldstein said the video was taken … Read more

Fan delight as Rangers knock out Penguins in Stanley Cup playoffs

Home fans helped set the scene at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, as the New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Mark Russell shows the match’s buildup and jubilation after Artemi Panarin made it 4-3 against the … Read more

Fan delight as Rangers knock out Penguins in Stanley Cup playoffs

Home fans helped set the scene at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, as the New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Mark Russell shows the match’s buildup and jubilation after Artemi Panarin made it 4-3 against the … Read more

Rangers’ refusal to surrender reflects 2015 team’s winning DNA

There were the Rangers celebrating in that same left corner at the end of Seventh Garden Avenue that they had been seven years and two days earlier. There were the Rangers doing it again. Then it was Derek Stepan with a Game 7 winner in overtime to end the rally 3-1 in the series and … Read more

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

Stanley Cup Playoffs Blog: Overtime, the Claude Giroux Playoffs and an Iconic Theme

It’s inevitable. At some point in the Stanley Cup playoffs, you’re going to need a coffee. It happened right away this year. The Rangers and Penguins needed three overtimes to decide their series opener. The Penguins needed a goalie change midway through the second OT, New York goaltender Igor Shesterkin made 79 saves – the … Read more