A Long Playoff History
As the Bruins and Rangers prepare for what should be a couple of weeks of intense playoff hockey, we're reminded that these two passionate sports towns have a long history of squaring off in the postseason. The Bruins, Patriots, Celtics or Red Sox have squared off against the Rangers, Islanders, Knicks, Giants (both football and baseball versions), Jets, Yankees or Mets a total of 34 times, with the cities splitting right down the middle: 17 victories each. Take a look at how the four sports break down . . .