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Bruins Beat Rangers 2-1, Clinch Division Title

It was clearly a playoff atmosphere Sunday night at Madison Square Garden as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers for the first time this season, winning 2-1. Tim Thomas stole the show with 33 saves, as the veteran goalie has really turned his game around at the right time. Patrice Bergeron got it […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 25

Just another week to go, and it’s playoffs time! The final standings are really starting to take shape much more than ever before, but the lower seeds are still very much up for grabs. Set teams are starting to prepare for the postseason while contenders are still making their moves just to get a spot, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 24

It’s almost time for the playoffs to begin. There’s certainly no shortage of close contests, and nobody’s giving way easily at all. And this far along, only the top team in each conference has so much as clinched a playoff spot. The action the rest of the way is sure to be cutthroat, so let’s […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 23

Only a few weeks remain in the season, and there’s barely more than 10 games left per team. Both conferences have now opened up at #1, but it’s still a race for all fringe teams involved. Half the divisions are still very much in play as well, so there’s a lot to fight for still. […]

By Blaming Dim Lights at MSG, Tim Thomas Just Made Excuses… Again

Yes, Tim, the lights at Madison Square Garden are different than in any other arena in the NHL.  Yes, Tim, the reason Henrik Lundqvist was able to thwart the Bruins offensive attack may have been because he’s played at MSG all season and has gotten used to this unfavorable lighting. But no, Tim, the lighting […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 22

Another week down and the standings aren’t much closer. Both #3 seeds are benefiting from being a division leader, and those on the outside looking in don’t have far to go. Only the Canucks and Rangers can rest easy as far as division leads go; that’s about the only thing that’s safe right now. With […]

First Place Rangers Distance Themselves From Bruins With 4-3 Win

The Bruins fell to the Rangers 4-3 in a Sunday matinée in New York. Once again the Bruins out shot their opponents by a significant number and come up short. Henrik Lundqvist played some of his best hockey against the Bruins, with 30 saves this afternoon helping the Rangers to a victory. Tim Thomas wasn’t […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 21

March is here, and the season is really starting to wind down. It’s still very close in both conferences nearly all around. Only the Rangers are capable of cruising down the stretch East-wise, but even that won’t happen with the President’s Trophy being hotly contested as well. Four divisions are still tightly up for grabs […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 20

A full 20 weeks into the season, and the standings are still bunched up, Rangers aside. Divisions are tight, #8 seeds are tight and the President’s Trophy is tight (the only close race involving the Rangers). So much could change in the blink of an eye, let alone the remaining 20+ games, so let’s look […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 19

We’re well into February, and there’s certainly no shortage of drama. The Rangers are leaving the rest of the East in their dust, but the rest of the conference is dog piling over each other. It’s the same way out west, except no spot is safe there. New York is certainly the team to beat, […]

Lundqvist Shuts Out Bruins; Rangers Extend East Lead

If love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at the TD Garden Tuesday night, the Bruins weren’t feeling it. They had a chance to send the Garden faithful home happy by making up some ground on the East-leading New York Rangers, but instead, the B’s lost 3-0. The Rangers have now won their fourth […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 17

Now that we’re into February, time is beginning to become a factor for teams that need to make up ground; teams have anywhere from 29 to 34 games remaining before the playoffs begin, and while it’s not yet time for desperation to set in, concern is starting to creep up. With teams like Detroit and […]

Rangers Beat Bruins 3-2 in Last Seconds of Overtime

The Rangers stunned the Bruins Saturday with a last second goal in overtime 3-2. Sixty minutes wasnt enough time to have a winner in the game. It was a slow start to the game with no goals in the first period. The Rangers took the first lead in the second but the Bruins responded with […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 15

January is almost over, and every team has passed the halfway point of the season. Teams are still jostling positions and just about every race is very close. New teams are making playoff waves, further adding to the excitement of the times. Anything could still happen, so let’s look at what would happen if the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NHL Week 14

We’re already well into the new year, and it’s about the half-way point for the NHL season, too. The Rangers are continuing to make progress. The Penguins are continuing to do the opposite. It’s still very close between #8/#9 in both conferences as well, which will make for some heated battles down the stretch. There […]