NBA looking into rapid coronavirus testing, NHL likely to follow suit

NBA looking into rapid test kits, NHL likely to do the same.

By Forever Blueshirts
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Reports are coming out that the NBA is looking into the new rapid coronavirus testing kits. It could be the first step for them to restart play and we should expect the NHL to follow suit.

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Monday, April 6th
9a Rangers at Islanders – 2/25/20
Mika Zibanejad scores in overtime to help the Rangers defeat the Islanders
2p/12a Rangers at St Louis – 10/9/14
Rick Nash scores the game-winning goal propelling the Rangers to an Opening Night win
3p/1a Rangers vs. San Jose – 10/19/14
Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash tally twice in 4 seconds as the Rangers blank the Sharks
4p/2a Rangers at Devils – 10/21/14
Kevin Klein is the overtime hero as the Rangers knock off the Devils by a score of 4-3
7p Rangers at Minnesota – 2/13/20
Mika Zibanejad’s game-tying goal and Artemi Panarin’s shootout skills lead the Rangers


Tuesday, April 7th
9a Rangers at Minnesota – 2/13/20
Mika Zibanejad’s game-tying goal and Artemi Panarin’s shootout skills lead the Rangers
11a/9p Rangers vs. Minnesota – 10/27/14
The Rangers explode for 5 third period goals at the Garden, edging out the Wild
12p/10p Rangers at Pittsburgh – 11/11/14
Henrik Lundqvist records a 33-save shutout as the Rangers blank the Penguins 5-0
1p/11p Rangers at Columbus – 1/16/15
Henrik Lundqvist dominates the Blue Jackets, making 35 saves in a 2-1 road victory
7p Rangers vs. Islanders – 1/13/20
Artemi Panarin dazzles the Garden faithful with 5 points as Rangers rout the Islanders


Wednesday, April 8th
9a Rangers vs. Capitals – 3/5/20
Mika Zibanejad scores five goals as the Rangers top the Capitals in overtime thriller
2p/12a Rangers vs. Pittsburgh – 12/8/14
Kevin Klein scores the overtime winner as the Rangers knock off the Penguins
3p/1a Rangers vs. Ottawa – 1/20/15
Carl Hagelin is the overtime hero as the Rangers defeat the Senators by a score of 3-2
4p/2a Rangers at Islanders – 2/16/15
The Rangers win after 3rd period goals from Derek Stepan, Martin St. Louis & Kevin Klein
7p Rangers at Carolina – 11/7/19
Vintage Lundqvist as The King records 45 saves to lead the Rangers past the Hurricanes


Thursday, April 9th
9a Rangers at Carolina – 11/7/19
Vintage Lundqvist as The King records 45 saves to lead the Rangers past the Hurricanes
11a/2a Rangers vs. Devils – 4/4/15
Rick Nash and Henrik Lundqvist lead the Rangers past their cross-river rivals
12p/1a Rangers vs. Columbus – 4/6/15
Derek Stepan scores the game-tying and game-winning versus Columbus
1p/8p Rangers at Devils – 4/7/15
The Rangers clinch the Presidents’ Trophy behind 3 points from Kevin Hayes
8p Rangers at Devils – 4/7/15
The Rangers clinch the Presidents’ Trophy behind 3 points from Kevin Hayes


Friday, April 10th
9a Rangers at Islanders – 2/25/20
Mika Zibanejad scores in overtime to help the Rangers defeat the Islanders
11a Rangers vs. Pittsburgh – 4/16/15
The Rangers score twice in the first period to edge out the Penguins 2-1 in Game 1
12p/9p Rangers at Pittsburgh – 4/22/15
Kevin Hayes scores the overtime winner in Game 4 to give the Rangers a 3-1 series lead
1p/11p Rangers vs. Pittsburgh – 4/24/15
Carl Hagelin’s overtime goal eliminates Pittsburgh and sends Rangers to the 2nd round
5p Rangers at Islanders – 2/25/20
Mika Zibanejad scores in overtime to help the Rangers defeat the Islanders