Their team isn’t great, but..these are pretty solid.
I’m making smoothies…who’s in??
Preseason games have kicked in, and we’re just a week and a half away from opening night. It’s time to look at your top five best bets in net for the upcoming season. Goaltending can be the make-or-break choice for your fantasy hockey team, so choose wisely.
1. Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers
2. Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings
3. Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins
4. Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings
5. Antti Niemi, San Jose Sharks
When Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman scored a bad angle goal on Tuukka Rask just two minutes into the third period to put the Blueshirts up 3-0, it looked as though the Bruins had finally run out of luck in their historic start to the season. But the ‘never say die’ attitude that this team has had possessed since Claude Julien’s took over as coach once again showed as the black and gold rallied to force overtime, scoring twice in the final two minutes to tie the game at three. The Rangers would eventually prevail in the shootout, but the late game heroics earned the Bruins another crucial point in this compressed season, finishing with four of a possible six against New York for the season.
Game 11: Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers
Tuesday, February 12th, 7:30PM, TD Garden, Boston
TV: NESN, NBCSN Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub
Fresh off their strongest performance to date against the Sabres last night, the Bruins practiced at TD Garden today ahead of their third and final meeting of the season with the New York Rangers. The black and gold are going to need a similar effort against a Rangers team that has won five of their last seven, including a 5-1 thumping of the Tampa Bay Lightning yesterday.
Game 3: Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers
Wednesday, January 23rd, 7:30pm, Madison Square Garden
TV: NBC Sports Network Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub
Only a few days have passed since the B’s impressive opening night performance against the Rangers, but in that span two very different storylines have begun to unfold. In Boston, things are looking bright coming off another victory over the Jets yesterday. But in New York, the ship is taking on water early in the voyage, and the crew is in full scramble mode to keep it from sinking. If you thought opening night against the Rangers was going to be a tough match-up, be prepared for tomorrow night’s tilt.