The Rangers were embarrassed in San Jose and then again in Anaheim and the Alain Vigneault era looks no different than the John Tortorella era after four games.
The Rangers staved off elimination with a win in Game 4 to send the series back to Boston and extend the season for at least one more game.
Henrik Lundqvist stood on his head again, but the Rangers lost Game 5 in Washington because of their inability to extend a lead or score more than one goal on the road.
The Rangers tied the series with the Capitals thanks to their second consecutive home win and four-goal game at Madison Square Garden.
A look the major storylines around the Rangers from the first with help from The Newsroom.
It was another game and another loss for the Rangers, so that means another John Tortorella postgame press conference analysis.
John Tortorella didn’t have much to say after the Rangers’ 3-1 loss to the Canadiens, but he said enough.
It’s the first ever NHL All-Animosity Team.
John Tortorella’s postgame press conferences have sparked a new tradition.
The Rangers haven’t looked like a team capable of winning the Stanley Cup this season. There’s still 41 games left to play, but at the same time, there’s only 41 games left to play.