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CANTLON’S CORNER: WOLF PACK OFF SEASON VOLUME 4 PART ONE

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CTSo much going on in hockey that occasionally you need some time to reflect in order to get your thoughts in order. This was a week like that.

GERNANDER FIRING

It was tough thinking about the fact that Ken Gernander will be no longer be the face of Hartford Wolf Pack hockey.

This is no small matter. It’s a Titanic-sized earthquake that split the road down the middle in the magnitude of its stature. The franchise will have his jersey snuggly hanging from the rafters to remind the fans what was, and has been. People truly need to appreciate what a titan Gernander became in Connecticut’s capitol city. That description would likely make him cringe as Gernander always had a very self-effacing demeanor. It may make him uncomfortable but is undeniably true. Continue reading

RANGERS LOOK TO CLOSE OUT THE SERIES IN GAME SIX AT MSG

NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS
Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017, 8:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Rangers: 3-2
Canadiens: 2-3 

The New York Rangers 2017 Playoff Guide can be found HERE 

BY: The New York Rangers

TOMORROW’S GAME

The Rangers play Game 6 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens tomorrow, Apr. 22, at Madison Square Garden (8:00 p.m. ET – TV: NBC Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). The Blueshirts lead the best-of-seven series, three games to two, following their 3-2 win in overtime in Game 5 of the series at Bell Centre.

RANGERS VS. CANADIENS – PLAYOFF HISTORY

The Rangers are facing the Canadiens in a playoff series for the 16th time in franchise history. New York has won eight of 15 all-time playoff series against Montreal. The Blueshirts have played more playoff series and have won more playoff series against Montreal than against any other NHL opponent in franchise history. The two teams are meeting in a playoff series for the first time since the Eastern Conference Final in 2014 when the Rangers defeated the Canadiens, four games to two. Continue reading

BEST OF THREE STARTS TOMORROW FOR BLUESHIRTS AND HABS

NEW YORK RANGERS at MONTREAL CANADIENS
Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. ET
Bell CentreMontreal, QC
Rangers: 2-2
Canadiens: 2-2 

BY: The New York Rangers

The New York Rangers 2017 Playoff Guide can be found via this link: HERE

TOMORROW’S GAME

The Rangers play Game 5 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens tomorrow, Apr. 20, at Bell Centre (7:00 p.m. ET – TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). The best-of-seven series is tied at two games apiece, following the Rangers’ 2-1 win in Game 4 of the series at MSG.

RANGERS VS. CANADIENS – PLAYOFF HISTORY

The Rangers are facing the Canadiens in a playoff series for the 16th time in franchise history. New York has won eight of 15 all-time playoff series against Montreal. The Blueshirts have played more playoff series and have won more playoff series against Montreal than against any other NHL opponent in franchise history. The two teams are meeting in a playoff series for the first time since the Eastern Conference Final in 2014 when the Rangers defeated the Canadiens, four games to two. Continue reading