After two road wins in Pittsburgh, the New York Rangers cannot afford a slip-up for which they suddenly become comfortable with their 3-1 series lead.
If so, please release that pressure, for your New York Rangers haven’t won anything yet.
Sure they lead the Pittsburgh Penguins three games to one in this Eastern Conference quarterfinals matchup. Yes, they are coming off of two straight road victories, the last coming in dramatic fashion thanks to rookie Kevin Hayes. And of course the Rangers are getting set to welcome in Sidney Crosby and the rest of the crew for a potentially series ending Game 5 at Madison Square Garden.
I beg you though, don’t feel anything is over yet.
For many years now, the Rangers have been one of the more consistent teams in the NHL. Under both John Tortorella and Alain Vigneault they’ve seen dominant seasons and really solid campaigns…..