The thing about the [Gomez for Higgins and McDonagh] trade is that it has become so lopsided in the Rangers’ favor — honestly, Higgins for Gomez would have been more than enough in return — perhaps it did transpire as Derek Stepan, McDonagh’s teammate at Wisconsin and in New York, joked yesterday morning.
“I called Montreal,” Stepan said. “I said, ‘We’ll make a deal with you.’” [x]
Henrik Lundqvist celebrates his first shutout of the 2013 playoffs.. by himself. Game 6, Capitals at Rangers, 5/12/13.
May 6, 2013: New York Rangers defeat the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.