Tagged: ‘NHL’

Hartnett: Zuccarello’s Blue-Collar Effort Lifts Blueshirts Into Next Round
April 23rd, 2017 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Sean Hartnett» More Columns Mats Zuccarello is the little engine that drives the Rangers to great things. The 5-foot-7 winger plays with a zealous energy that few players match around the NHL. He's constantly buzzing across 200 feet of ice, competing hard for every inch until the final buzzer sounds....

New York Moves onto Round 2 with 3-1 Series Ending Win Against Montreal
April 23rd, 2017 at 2:46 AM
Mats Zuccarello scored two goals for the New York Rangers helping them end the series against the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 win in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. "He's a competitive little bugger," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said with a laugh...

Zuccarello’s big night is redemption for battle-tested Ranger
April 23rd, 2017 at 1:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Two years ago Mats Zuccarello took a shot to the side of his head in Game 5 of the first round, suffering a scary brain injury which temporarily robbed him of his speech and kept him out the rest of that postseason. Teammates shed tears when they visited him...

Zuccarello Lights Lamp Twice, Rangers Advance To 2nd Round
April 22nd, 2017 at 11:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) â?? Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Derek Stepan also scored and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots to help New York get...

Mats Zuccarello’s pair of goals helps Rangers knock out Canadiens
April 22nd, 2017 at 11:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Rangers are built for this after all. They are built to win in the playoffs, not too finesse or too fancy to handle the punishing postseason environment, and they proved that by downing the Canadiens in Game 6 Saturday night at the Garden, 3-1, on a pair of...