Post experts predict Rangers-Hurricanes series

The Post’s experts make their Rangers-Hurricanes picks: Larry Brooks The Rangers will have to play their four best games of the season in order to prevail against a team that is much deeper, faster and more disciplined than the Penguins. The Canes are relentless. The Blueshirts must limit their errors — forced and unforced — … Read more

Hurricanes have edge historically against Rangers

The Rangers lost the regular-season series with the Hurricanes 3-1. And were swept in their lone playoff matchup — albeit in a best-of-five qualifying-round series in the 2020 bubble playoffs. Here’s a look back: Regular season recap Jan. 21 in Raleigh, NC Hurricanes 6, Rangers 3 The Hurricanes dominated the first 40 minutes, scoring five … Read more

Panthers-Lightning, Oilers-Flames rivalries renew in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Ready for Round 2? A first round full of goals, comebacks and Game 7s — highlighted by superstars like Hold Makar, Connor McDavid, Artemi Panarin and Johnny Gaudreau — has set up dream series in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. We’ve got a rematch of the Battle of Florida between the two-time … Read more

Canes schedule released for 2nd round of Stanley Cup Playoffs ::

Raleigh, NC — The schedule for round two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is live, with the Carolina Hurricanes taking on the New York Rangers Wednesday at PNC Arena. The puck will drop at 7 pm The Canes are just 12 games away from hosting the Stanley Cup. They will practice on Monday for the … Read more

NHL power rankings: Prepare for Game 7s, our first real ties — plus birds

In the opening round of the playoffs, a lot can change in a week. The balance of power stays pretty consistent over the course of a full season — we know who the good and bad teams are — but that shifts quickly in a single series, especially as some teams get eliminated or are … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – X factors, predictions for Bruins-Hurricanes, Lightning-Maple Leafs, Kings-Oilers

While the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs has included a few too many blowouts for our liking, it has also provided at least three Game 7s, the ultimate “tension convention.” According to ESPN Stats & Information, Saturday will be the first time since Apr. 30, 2014, that there will be three Game … Read more

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour contends goalie was interfered with on 2nd-period goal

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour said the Boston Bruins were handed a goal by the officials when his goalie interference challenge failed to overturn a second-period tally from forward Jake DeBrusk. “They’re too good a team to just give them goals. We have no chance if that happens,” said Brind’Amour after Sunday’s Game 4 at … Read more

NHL off-ice official injured during Game 3 of series between Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes

An off-ice official was injured during Game 3 of the first-round Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston on Friday when a panel of glass fell on him. The Bruins were leading the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-1, in the second period when fans began repeatedly banging on the glass until it dislodged to land on the penalty-box … Read more