Tag Archives: Canadiens

The Avalanche are crowned new Stanley Cup champs over unbelievable Lightning, Hall Of Shame strikes again with Mogilny snub, questionable decisions in Toronto

On Sunday night at Amalie Arena, the NHL crowned a new champion. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the two-time champion Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to take Game Six in enemy territory to win the Stanley Cup. The Avalanche did it by … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A Father’s Day Hockey Celebration

By show of hands, how many fans got into hockey due to their Dad’s? It might not apply to all. But there are certainly plenty of hockey fans who love the sport because our fathers taught us about it. On … Continue reading

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Kreider wins first ever Rod Gilbert Award as Mr. Ranger

Prior to last night’s game, the Rangers presented a special new award. The Rod Gilbert Award goes to the player who exemplifies what being a Ranger is all about. Rod Gilbert is probably the most iconic Blueshirt. As part of … Continue reading

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Georgiev steals the show in epic 44 save shutout of Hurricanes, Kreider gets number 41 in 2-0 victory for tired Rangers

It was stolen. Plain and simple. Alex Georgiev put on a show. His 44 save masterpiece allowed the Rangers to come away with a 2-0 shutout over the Hurricanes in Raleigh on Sunday evening. For over two periods, it literally … Continue reading

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A Rangers Pioneer Part I: Emile “Cat” Francis

On Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, the Rangers lost a legendary pioneer. Emile “Cat” Francis was a huge part of the Original Six franchise. He was 95. It was as a coach and general manager that he helped shape the team … Continue reading

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Hockey Returns to The Garden, Rested Rangers host Bruins on ESPN Plus and local affiliates, Boston University wins Beanpot over Northeastern, Toffoli dealt to Flames, trade possibilities

Hockey actually will return to The Garden later tonight. Incredibly, the Rangers are finally playing a hockey game on Tuesday when they host the Bruins. Too bad it won’t be on MSG. UPDATE: Apparently, its one of those games where … Continue reading

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Game 666 very Devilish, The Rat strikes again, break up the Senators, Tuukka Rask announces retirement

The Devils played Game 666 on the NHL schedule last night when they visited Montreal. It was a good omen. Coming off a seventh straight defeat, they turned the tables on the woeful Habs by routing them 7-1. Montreal is … Continue reading

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Canadiens pause through Jan. 6 including AHL affiliate Laval while show goes on in Minnesota for frigid Winter Classic

In the most unsurprising news ever to start 2020 +2 a New Year, the Montreal Canadiens announced that they’re pausing activity through January 6. That also goes for the Laval Rocket of the AHL. The Canadiens and the Laval Rocket … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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Gauthier’s big goal helps Rangers hang on for win over classless Canadiens, Shesterkin with 31 saves

Some games don’t come easy. No matter the opponent, it’s all about getting the job done. Or as the late Raiders owner Al Davis said , “Just Win, Baby!” That’s exactly what the Rangers did in hanging on for a … Continue reading

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