Yes, quiet now here at the Garden, the coach will be available soon, so we'll know the lineup for if not a must-win, must point, game versus Toronto, who scored late in regulation adn early in overtime to shock the Blueshirts 3-2 on March 27 up north.
If the Rangers, with 82 points, lose in regulation to the Leafs, they have no chance to catch the Flyers, even if this weekend they sweep the Flyers, who have 86 points and more wins, the first tie-breaker.
A point keeps them alive against the Flyers, who visit the Garden Friday night. The Rangers go to
A loss in regulation, however, would keep them barely alive against the Bruins, who have 85 and have three games left, including Thursday’s against the Sabres. The Rangers have two games remaining.
Ideally, your Rangers need two pernts. Somehow. In regulation. Overtime. Shootout.