Rangers swept by Hurricanes as season ends in a whimper

Not even Igor Shesterkin could save the Rangers season. Finally cleared to make his postseason debut in time for Tuesday’s Game 3, the rookie goalie was strong in net, but it still wasn’t enough as the Rangers fell to the Hurricanes, 4-1, and got swept out of the Stanley Cup qualifiers at Scotiabank Arena. Former […]

Rangers vs. Hurricanes: Breaking down matchups and a prediction

So maybe this series against the Candy Canes isn’t officially recognized as a playoff round, but it is the postseason — the postseason! — and the rebuilding Rangers are playing hockey. Raise your hand if you envisioned that as a possibility when The Letter went out on Feb. 8, 2018. You in the back row, […]

Hurricanes turn to Zamboni driver as emergency goalie — and win

TORONTO — The Carolina Hurricanes were forced to use an emergency goaltender in their 6-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night after both of their netminders left with injuries. David Ayres, who works as a Zamboni driver for the Toronto Marlies, served as the emergency goalie, entering the game with the Hurricanes […]