Rangers GM Glen Sather was vague when pressed for reasons why coach John Tortorella was fired. But multiple reports said the push to move on actually came from the players’ exit meetings.
The Rangers have fired coach John Tortorella, four days after New York was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
“Kiss my a– if you want to run something different,” said Torts. “It’s not about blaming that guy, and I don’t want anyone to pile on.”
On Tuesday I went over the Knicks’ financial situation for the next three years, so keep that in mind as we go through the offseason decisions that the Knicks will have to make. Here are where the pivotal points are going to be.
“We’ll meet (Wednesday), practice, and we’re going to try to win a game,” Tortorella said. “That’s all you can do. Down 3-0, it’s a very tough situation, but I have full faith in our athletes. They will be ready to play another game.”
The Boston Bruins enter Madison Square Garden with a 2-0 series lead over the New York Rangers, but know that can change in a New York minute.
Facing an 0-2 hole against the Bruins, one key factor for the Rangers is the play — and health — of goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
The Blueshirts aren’t about to go down against the Bruins without a fight as their series heads to Madison Square Garden.
Henrik Lundqvist is the best goalie in the world. If he doesn’t start playing like it, though, this series is over.
Kentucky Derby hero Orb boarded a van bound for New York at 7 o’clock Sunday morning, showing no ill effects from Saturday’s disappointing fourth-place finish in the Preakness.
What to expect when the Bruins and Rangers take the ice for their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup.
The NHL playoffs are off to a heart-pounding start with a record 17 games going to overtime in the first round.