No. 4 Boston Bruins vs. No. 6 New York Rangers – 7:30 PM ET
The Rangers lost the first two games of their Eastern Conference first round series against the Capitals but they held serve at home in that series – and will look to do the same against the Bruins, when the Original Six rivals meet for Game 3 at Madison Square Garden. After dropping a 3-2 overtime decision in Game 1, the Rangers allowed three unanswered goals in a 5-2 setback on Sunday.
The Bruins also can reflect on their first round series to see what can happen if continue
When they drew the mighty Chicago Blackhawks in the second round, the Red
Wings were given little hope of winning the Western Conference semifinal
matchup. After all, the Blackhawks have been pegged as the favorites out West
for months, but as recently as a few weeks ago, Detroit was happy just to be
included in the playoffs.
Despite all the hype surrounding the top-seeded Blackhawks, the upstart Red
Wings are the ones holding a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
While it’s still a big hill to climb to win two more games for the series
upset, the Red continue
On Tuesday, Roy’s younger brother Stephane confirmed to the Post that the Hall
of Fame goaltender will eventually be tabbed to take the reins of the club
which he helped lead to a pair of Stanley Cup titles after his arrival in a
blockbuster trade with Montreal in December of 1995.
He will fill the vacancy left when the club fired Joe Sacco upon the end of
the regular season on April 28.
After retiring following a first-round playoff exit in 2003, Roy became the
Emelin was lost for the year in early April with what was originally deemed a
torn ligament in the knee.
The 27-year-old rearguard was injured during the first period of an April 6
2-1 win over Boston when he collided with Bruins forward Milan Lucic.
Emelin appeared to line himself up to initiate contact against the burly
Boston forward, but got the worst of the exchange and fell awkwardly to the
In 38 games this season, continue
The Sharks fell into an 0-2 hole in this best-of-seven set after suffering
consecutive losses in Los Angeles. However, San Jose bounced back on Saturday
with an overtime win in Game 3 at the Shark Tank and needs another victory on
Tuesday to avoid falling behind 3-1 before the series heads back to Los
Angeles for Game 5.
Los Angeles put up two power-play goals within a 22-second span over the final
two minutes to pull out a 4-3 triumph in Thursday’s Game 2, but Logan Couture
helped the Sharks put that crushing defeat behind them on Saturday.