Katie Strang at ESPN NY reports that if the Rangers complete the series sweep against the Bruins AND the Penguins lose to the Flyers today, the Blueshirts will secure the Eastern Conference title.
…not even the most optimistic Rangers fan could have predicted this before the season began.
The Bruins can clinch the Northeast Division Sunday if they beat the Rangers. They can also claim the division title before the game even starts if the Senators lose to the Islanders Sunday afternoon.
…we need the Islanders to help again, because if Bruins can clinch before the game, tonight will essentially be meaningless for them.
Mike Hume at ESPN NY takes a look at how the Rangers match-up against potential first round opponents.
Finally, Rick Carpiniello at the Rangers Report tries his best to pull off an April Fool’s Day joke.