If you’re a hockey fan, you know that the New York Rangers had a difficult season, but the difficult ending shouldn’t detract from their incredible ride. They were considered a good enough team for the postseason. In fact, they were 5-0 in elimination situations entering Saturday’s series against Carolina Hurricanes. But despite their lack of experience, the Blueshirts still managed to surprise many by winning four games in six games. It was one the most impressive postseason runs in team’s history.
Gerard Gallant, the new head coach of the team, was a bold move. This was expected to result in the team moving in the right direction. The team’s young core had a lot of potential, and the new coach was able to extract the full potential from it. The Rangers ended the regular season with more than 100 points and were well-positioned to continue that success in the playoffs.
Though the team had a tough ending, their playoff run should not overshadow their incredible run. With their first-round victory against the Lightning, the Rangers are now a member of an elite club: teams that have won Game 7 in the playoffs. Only 12 teams have done it since 1987, and two of them were eliminated in round three. They have also dominated in overtime, and their playoff run is far from over.
This season, the New York Rangers has been a difficult team to read. They have a 60% chance of winning this year’s Stanley Cup. Despite the hard ending, the team has made great strides through the playoffs and have been able to beat the Carolina Hurricanes as well as the Pittsburgh Penguins to reach final. With a similar run to the Cup, this season’s Rangers may also end up being a tougher ride, but their overall performance is still far from average.
The 1994 Rangers season was perhaps the most successful in Rangers history. It saw a dynasty that lasted almost five years. Despite the difficult ending, the team had a remarkable ride and a strong roster, which included legend players like Tom Renney. They won the Cup six times and are one of the only teams to win it in consecutive years. The Rangers’ championship run was a testament to their incredible team spirit.
Although the Rangers are not yet in a Stanley Cup final, they deserve to be commended for their success. They finished just four games short of winning the third consecutive Stanley Cup. Their tough ending shouldn’t detract from their extraordinary ride. In the playoffs, teams must win their series in order to win the Stanley Cup, and this will be a tough road to travel through. This season’s playoff run ended in a series sweep, with the Lightning taking the 2-1 win in Game 6.