Matteau! Matteau! Matteau!
- Updated: May 15, 2012
Rangers fans aren’t getting ahead of themselves. Still, it’s almost impossible (at least for this Blueshirts backer) not to see a conference finals between the Rangers and Devils and immediately think back to 1994.
Back then, the echoes of “1940!” still hung in the air with far too much familiarity. A chance to fight for their first Stanley Cup in 54 years hung in the balance. It was game seven. The score was tied at a goal apiece. Double overtime. We gave 10 reasons the NHL Playoffs are phenomenal earlier this week. Well, this play hits on a few of those reasons. And it just happens to be one of the most famous calls in New York sports history.