Matteau! Matteau! Matteau!

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.

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About the Author: Cecilio's Scribe is the founder of The Legend of Cecilio Guante and a generally pessimistic fan of the Mets, Jets, Knicks and Rangers. A fine NYC-based gentlemen who hones his marketing skills as his primary trade by day. Husband, chef, father of a newborn and after-hours blogger by night. Proud alum of the mighty Big Red of Cornell. University. Hot sauce devotee. Staunch protester of the continued wussifcation of American sports. Sometimes I rhyme slow, sometimes I rhyme quick.

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