The Rangers won Game 3 against the Penguins to take a 2-1 series lead and proved there was nothing for Rangers fans to worry about.
The Rangers lost Game 2 to the Penguins to even the series up, but there’s no reason to panic after losing one game to the best player in the world.
The Rangers’ Game 1 win over the Penguins felt like the easiest playoff win ever for a team that has made winning in the postseason a challenge.
I wanted the Rangers to face the Penguins in the first round of the playoffs. In the past, my wishful thinking hasn’t gone according to plan, but this time it better.
The Rangers have never been a team that performs well with expectations and this spring they will play with expectations they haven’t had in 21 years.
The wait for the playoffs to begin seems like forever, but the Rangers are set up perfectly for a long run into the late spring and that makes it worth the wait.
The mentality has changed for Rangers fans thanks to the Stanley Cup Final run last season and now this spring it’s Stanley Cup or bust for the Rangers.
We’re a month closer to the Stanley Cup playoffs, so it’s time to update who Rangers fans shouldn’t want to play in the postseason.
This year’s team is a little different, but there are some familiar faces in the lineup, including a goalie on his way out of the league.
The Rangers are back in the Eastern Conference finals for the second time in three years despite The Hockey News’ Ken Campbell writing them off after Game 4 against the Penguins.