NHL analyst Brian Leetch previews the Capitals vs. Rangers series and admits, “My heart tells me to pick the Rangers” but believes Washington will win the series in seven games.
In many more words: this was brilliant. Kovalchuk’s first shot on the shift got deflected wide, but he kept it alive. Andy Greene and Anssi Salmela did well to keep the play alive while Kovalchuk circled back to the left side. A Ranger (Derek Stepan?) dropped his stick, opening the lane for Greene to make
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Kovalchuk broke a scoreless tie at the 8:18 mark of the second period. The Rangers were set up in the New Jersey zone, but New York defenseman Marc Staal failed to keep the puck in at the right point. A speedy Kovalchuk gathered the puck at center ice and went in on a breakaway. Lundqvist,
The surging Devils still have a long way to go to really enter the Eastern Conference playoff race, but Ilya Kovalchuk and a lockdown defensive system have made believers all over. Kovalchuk scored for the fourth straight game and Johan Hedberg made 15 saves to give the streaking Devils a 1-0 victory over the New
Hall of Fame defencemen Brian Leetch and MSG Network’s Al Trautwig breakdown the Devil’s 3-2 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
Zubrus set up Ilya Kovalchuk’s goal in the first period and scored along with Brian Rolston in the second to give the Devils a seemingly comfortable 3-0 lead. Ryan Callahan and Vinny Prospal, in his season debut after recovering from offseason knee surgery, got the Rangers close, but Brodeur hung on for the Devils (18-30-3),
Courtesy of Jim, last night I was able to partake in a Q&A with Brian Leetch and Don Mattingly at the Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan. When Jim came to me (and Joe, who was unable to make it due to the weather), I jumped at the opportunity to cover this event for the Banter.
Since 1994, the New York Rangers and Ronald McDonald House have teamed together to raise funds to support families of children with cancer. Over the years, the “Skate with the Greats” event has successfully raised in excess of $6 million for the Ronald McDonald House of New York, whose mission is to provide a home
Nikolay Zherdev is playing his way into a more prominent role for the Philadelphia Flyers. Zherdev, playing against his former team for the second time this season, scored two goals and Brian Boucher stopped 24 shots to lead the Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday. Andreas Nodl and Ville