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Dan Mount Reviews Rangers-Canadiens Game 5

The Montreal Canadiens lived to fight another day. Rene Bourque’s hat trick helped Montreal stave off elimination with a 7-4 win over the New York Rangers in game five of the Eastern Conference Final at the Bell Centre. The Rangers lead the series three games to two and have another chance to close out the series at 8 p.m. Thursday ... Read More »

Rangers’ Moore handed two-game suspension

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Rangers defenseman John Moore will miss the remainder of the team’s contentious Eastern Conference finals series with the Montreal Canadiens for committing an illegal check in Tuesday’s Game 5. Moore was suspended two games for his hit to the head of Canadiens forward Dale Weise midway through the third period of Montreal’s eventual ... Read More »

Canadiens still alive thanks to Bourque hat trick

(Tuesday, May 27th) Final Score: Montreal 7, NY Rangers 4 Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) – Rene Bourque notched his first career postseason hat trick, and the Montreal Canadiens staved off elimination with a sloppy yet entertaining 7-4 decision over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals from Bell Centre. “It was a happy moment, especially when ... Read More »

Rangers shoot for Cup Finals berth in Game 5 at Montreal

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Rangers will try to punch a ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years when they visit the Montreal Canadiens for Tuesday’s Game 5 at the Bell Centre. The Rangers grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals thanks to Sunday’s 3-2 overtime victory against the visiting Canadiens. Martin ... Read More »

St. Louis delivers another special moment

By Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Maybe Martin St. Louis just needed some time to adjust to the glare of New York City. St. Louis first donned a New York Rangers sweater less than three months ago and his time in Manhattan has been jam-packed with ups and downs, both on and off the ice. On ... Read More »

Rangers Game 4 Review by Dan Mount

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer After a number of chances, Martin St. Louis would not be denied. The 38 year-old left winger scored 6:02 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens in game four of the Eastern Conference final Sunday night at Madison Square Garden to give the Rangers a 3-1 ... Read More »

St. Louis’ OT winner gives Rangers 3-1 series lead

Final Score: NY Rangers 3, Montreal 2 (OT) New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Martin St. Louis scored at 6:02 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Montreal tried to clear the puck out of the zone at the left point with several bodies fighting ... Read More »

Rangers Take 2-0 Series Lead over Canadiens

By Dan Mount, Contributing Writer The New York Rangers finally have some breathing room in a playoff series. Henrik Lundvist made 40 saves and New York got three straight goals from Ryan McDonagh, Rick Nash and Martin St. Louis resulting in a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The win gives the Rangers a two games ... Read More »

NHL Eastern Conference Finals Preview – Rangers vs. Canadiens

by Dan Mount, Contributing Writer The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are a lot alike. Both teams are steeped in tradition. Both teams are in the midst of long Stanley Cup droughts. Both teams have slain the giants of their respective divisions. Both have great goaltenders and both have tremendous depth. The similarities between the two clubs are eerie. ... Read More »