The Rangers’ season came to a devastating end in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals and now it’s time to look back at the season and ahead to next season.
The Rangers have become familiar with Game 7 and now they will play one for a chance to go back to the Stanley Cup Final for a second straight year.
The Rangers have never lost a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden in the team’s history and that trend will need to continue against the Lightning.
The Rangers will not only face the Lightning in the Eastern Conference finals, but they will also face a group of former Rangers looking to end their former team’s season.
Team USA was dominated by Canada in the semifinals and the chance to end the goal-medal drought will have to wait another four years.
The Rangers and Bruins met for the last time during the regular season, so an email exchange with Mike Hurley was needed to look back at the three meetings between the teams.