Keith Yandle is playing his best hockey with the Rangers

YandleKeith Yandle has one goal and six assists in his last 7 games and Alain Vigneault said that this is the best he has seen Yandle play with the puck.

Vigneault added, “I’ve seen him play really good with Phoenix before. It takes players a little adjustment time. He’s playing really well.” (ASAP Sports)

Yandle said that he thinks he has played his best and most comfortable hockey with the Rangers in this series against Tampa Bay.

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What Jon Cooper said about Ryan Callahan and scoring tonight

Tampa coach Jon Cooper was asked about former Rangers captain Ryan Callahan today and praised him for all he does even though he hasn’t scored yet in the playoffs.

Cooper then added, “I’m glad you brought the question up because probably tonight’s the night he’s going to score, because he does that on big stages and he’s probably going to do it in the building that he grew up as a hockey player.”


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The Rangers power play is actually working?

RangersOver the last three games, the Rangers are 6 for 13 on the PP and it’s the first time since 1992 that the Rangers  have at least two PP goals in three consecutive games. (Rangers Game Notes)

This is the first power play series where the Rangers have at least six PP goals sine they scored eight against Buffalo in the second round. (Rangers Game Notes)

Following the Rangers Game Four win, Marty St. Louis said that the Rangers are making plays on the PP right now. (ESPN.com)

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What Alain Vigneault said this morning

Alain Vigneault met with the media this morning prior to Game 5 (Via ASAP Sports)

Q. Special teams have been especially effective for you guys these last few games. What in the power play in particular do you think is clicking for you?
COACH VIGNEAULT: You know, power play right now is moving the puck well, is getting some good looks. And on a few of them, we’ve had second opportunities, so that always helps.

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Wolf Pack lose but Oscar Lindberg has 4 points (Watch)

Oscar LindbergThe Wolf Pack lost Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final to Manchester last night and are down 0-2 in the series.

Oscar Lindberg had a goal and three assists with four shots on goal. Ryan Haggerty was a plus three and had 2 assists. Carl Klingberg had two goals on two shots.

Danny Kristo was a minus three with two shots on goal.

Dylan McIlrath was even, had one shot on goal and fighting and unsportsmanlike conduct penalties. Brady Skjei had one assist and was a plus one. Conor Allen was a minus three.

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