The Rangers will have to win three straight to save their season
After waiting for Rangers hockey for more than four months, it might leave as quickly as it returned. For the second straight game, the Rangers were thoroughly outplayed by the Hurricanes and now the Rangers will play for their season on Tuesday night.
In typical Rangers' postseason fashion, the team relied on Henrik Lundqvist to carry them
The Rangers lost Game 1 to the Hurricanes after being thoroughly outplayed. Henrik Lundqvist did all he could, but I’m sure to many it wasn’t enough.
The league's nonsensical point system will likely keep the Rangers out of the playoffs
Neil Paine of Five Thirty Eight joined me to talk about improving the NHL’s current point system.
The dynamic duo has expedited the team's rebuilding process
Screw line balance. Give me a Rangers super line the way the Bruins and Avalanche do business. Give me Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad together all the time.
The three-game losing streak has to end on Thursday night
The Rangers got themselves into a position where the playoffs could be a real possiblity, but with three straight losses, they’re still on the outside looking in at the postseason.
Flyers remind Rangers how far they are from being a contender
What was forgotten before the weekend is that the Flyers are very much in a win-now window, while the Rangers are still the youngest overall team in the league and not supposed to contend for a few more seasons.
The Rangers are now only four points out of a playoff spot
There’s 20 games left in the season and each one of them is essentially a playoff game, something this Rangers team hasn’t known in three years.
Rangers' deadline decisions make it clear they are going for the playoffs
The Rangers signed Chris Kreider to an extension, traded Brady Skjei and his contract, but also made it clear they are going for the playoffs this season.
This is the last weekend of games for this Rangers roster
While the front office has yet to make any drastic changes to the roster through trades, the team continues to make it harder for the front office to do so with their recent play.
The Blackhawks' championship window closed by their own doing
Chief of Barstool Sports joined me to talk about the state of the Blackhawks over the last few seasons.