Metropolitan Division

Malkin’s Ascension to Greatness

With his most recent Hart Trophy win as league MVP, Evgeni Malkin has quickly established himself as one of the best Russian players to ever play in the NHL. Over the years we have seen a number of great player...

Rangers Rout Devils, Clinch Playoff Berth

May 20, 2012 With a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Monday night at Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers accomplished three feats: They became the first team in the Eastern Conference to clinch a play...

Rangers Tie Game Late, Stun Caps in Overtime

With less than a minute left in regulation and leading the New York Rangers by one goal, the Washington Capitals looked as if they would edge out the Blueshirts and grab a 3-2 series lead last night at Madison ...

Retro Rangers: Howie Meeker Interview (Part 2)

Retro Rangers: What do you think about the Players Union? Howie Meeker: "Well as far as I’m concerned they’re doing a hell of a job. I played eight years in the NHL. For five of those years I put 1/3 of my s...

Retro Rangers: The Howie Meeker Interview Part 1

With the Stanley Cup playoffs underway, the spotlight is on the NHL and its many problems, both on and off the ice, even more than usual. So I thought it would be a good idea to step outside of the Retro Ra...

Panthers Claw Back To Take Lead

It was a wild affair, but the Florida Panthers edged a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils in game three of their best-of-seven series. What started off as an early lead that had the Devils laughing after...

The Timeout That Changed It All

When coaches call timeouts in a game, it’s generally to help their guys catch their breath, especially if they seem a little bit sluggish. It’s also designed to change the momentum of the game…if the teams are ...

Devils Are Ready for the Playoffs

What better way to enter into the playoffs than to be soaring on a winning streak? Not only does it give the team confidence, but it also gives them hope that their first round curse that has plagued them will ...

Retro Rangers: Not an April Fool’s Joke

  It was a Saturday afternoon, the first day of April 1989. I was unpacking my groceries when the phone rang. It was my father. “Bergeron’s out” he said. “I was watching the Bruins game and they jus...

Rangers Fall to Avalanche

Could the Rangers fall out of their number one spot in the Eastern Conference in the final three weeks? It’s a strong possibility if things continue on the path they are on. With the Pittsburgh Penguins breathi...