In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Martin McCormack and Drew Casey discuss some potential rule changes in the NHL, who the hottest team in the league is currently, and take a look at the average Rangers and Devils and the still red hot Islanders.
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers are 7-7-4 through 18 games this season and are currently fourth in the Metropolitan Division. New York has dealt with its fair share of injuries this season, but even with a majority of their players back in the lineup they are still having difficulty finding a rhythm.
In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Matt Moro and Tara Sledjeski talked about the injuries currently plaguing the Columbus Blue Jackets. They also discussed the Flames hot start, the Rangers and Devils big wins last night, and the Islanders current streak.
On this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Martin McCormack and Brendan Bowers looked at the Washington Captials new all-time points leader, Alex Ovechkin, and where he goes from here. They also looked at the Pittsburgh Penguins' resigning goalie Marc Andre Fluery and what that means for them going forward, as well as the Rangers' defensive injuries, the Islanders recent slide and the Devils finally ending their shootout losing streak.
In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski and Martin McCormack looked at the hot start the Nashville Predators are off to and whether or not they can keep it up. We also looked at the new regime in the Department of Player Safety and how they have handled recent incidents in the leauge and caught up with all three local teams.
With Slava Voynov's suspension and the recent shootings in Ottawa, St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo reminds us why we all love hockey. Anthony Pucik, Matt Moro and Brendan Bowers also discuss how the Rangers and Rick Nash have started to get hot, while the Islanders and Devils need to get back on the winning track.
When the Rangers traded Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Rick Nash back in the summer of 2012, they anticipated receiving the left wing that averaged over 30 goals a season. In his first two seasons with the Blueshirts, however, Nash only scored 21 goals in the lockout shortened 2012-13 campaign and 26 last season where he only played 65 games due to a concussion. But this season, the Rangers might finally be getting the Nash they have been expecting.
On this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski and Martin McCormack discuss the start of the NHL season. They talk about the hot start for the San Jose Sharks, the cold start for the Boston Bruins, and also take a look at the three local teams.
Anthony Pucik, Matt Moro and Drew Casey kick off the second season of One on One's Five on Three on the opening night of the 2014-15 NHL season. They discuss who they think will be dark horses in both conferences, who will disappoint and also take a look at the three local teams and how they will fare this year.