Playing outdoors is a great chance to celebrate hockey, make money for the league, and put on a beautiful spectacle. Not lost in all of that with the Rangers playing two games in Yankee Stadium was that four points were on the line in the Metropolitan Division. Here are your morning notes.
For the second time, the Rangers fell behind outdoors, and for the second time (while technically on the road) staged a comeback, and earned two crucial divisional points, defeating the Islanders 2-1. Some recaps. [ESPN NY] [NY Post] [Daily News] [The Record] [Newsday] [Blueshirts United]
The Rangers shoot (and score) on odd-man rushes: a video breakdown. [Blueshirt Banter]
- Video Breakdown: Rangers Shoot on Odd Man Rush, Find it Works
- Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi's futures; Vinny Prospal retires
- McKenzie Talks Girardi's and Callahan's Futures in NY
- More on the Stadium Series; Callahan and Zuccarello negotiating; Wednesday's forecast
- Stadium Series recap: A firsthand account of the elements, the pageantry, and the experience