Stanley Cup Playoffs 2016: Round One Drinking Game!

“We’ll go into the playoffs as underdogs and we’ll make our way all the way there” Former Rangers Captain Mark Messier guaranteed New York would win Game 6 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Final. Now it’s Derick Brassard‘s turn. In a world where our current captain enjoys injuring important pieces to our playoff puzzle, Brassard’s…

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Remembering Lester Patrick

Depending on your age and fandom roots, Alain Vigneault might be the first Rangers’ Head Coach you’ve seen surpass 100 wins. “Captain Video” was mine. While AV accomplished this feat in record time, Roger Neilson also brought home the league’s 1992 President’s Trophy with a sprinkle of innovation on top. Among Neilson’s most well-known contributions…

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2015 NHL Awards Spotlight: Henrik Lundqvist

Disappointing hockey seasons are easier to swallow when real life slices a dagger through your heart. My mother passing away shortly after this Eastern Conference Final has humbled my determination of seeing New York hoist another Stanley Cup trophy in the near future. At 27, it could be worse. I could have ended up like…

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Rick Nash Snubbed Derick Brassard

Rick Nash threw a curveball during Game 6’s Broadway Hat ceremony. As the one-man selection committee, he placed New York’s celebratory fedora in the hands of Henrik Lundqvist. While its recipients aren’t always obvious, I felt Derick Brassard (who is being labeled a hero around the internet) should have received this accolade. Being overlooked by leadership…

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