Tagged: ‘Rick Nash’

NYR-MTL Game 4 Analysis Period by Period
April 19th, 2017 at 8:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hank doing what he does best (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) First Period There was a very palpable and nervous energy at Madison Square Garden preceding game 4. The fans hoping to see a home playoff win, which hadn't happened at MSG since May 16, 2015. The puck...

Hartnett: Memo To His Detractors: Nash Was A Monster In Game 4
April 19th, 2017 at 10:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Sean Hartnett» More Columns It's time to bury the tired and inaccurate narrative surrounding Rangers winger Rick Nash. For too long, Nash has been labeled as a soft, overpaid forward who disappears in the playoffs. I need to remind those people that big players step up on big occasions. Nash was...

New York Rangers Tie Series 2-2 Against Montreal Canadiens
April 19th, 2017 at 6:14 AM
Rick Nash broke a tie early in the second period, and Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves to help the New York Rangers defeat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. "We needed our best effort tonight and we got...

Rangers Tie Series 2-2 in Game 4
April 19th, 2017 at 12:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After an abysmal Game 3, I wasn't sure what to expect coming into Game 4. Visions of last year's slump in the first round kept clouding my vision, but I kept a positive outlook. The Rangers stepped it up from the moment the puck dropped in...

Rangers are different team when Rick Nash is at his best
April 19th, 2017 at 12:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** Rick Nash and the Rangers. Say it a few times. Let it sink in. For while Henrik Lundqvist is the bedrock of this proud Broadway franchise, he is not their only star, not the only player in red, white and blue capable of turning the tide of a...