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314 Coyotes at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ARIZONA COYOTES Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Coyotes: 20-34-7 (47 pts) Rangers: 37-16-6 (80 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 60th game of the 2014-15 season and conclude their three-game…

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431 Rangers-Flames in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the post-game video of Alain Vigneault’s presser. Click here for the boxscore, with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) The highlight of this early morning was getting out of the cold, into the house and immediately deleting…

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6 Rangers 1, Flames 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 1, Flames 0. Click here for boxscore, with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to a season-high nine games (7-0-2 record over the span). It is the first time the Blueshirts…

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294 Flames at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 59. Flames at Rangers. Click here to see my video preview of tonight’s game. UPDATE: Rick Nash is out day to day with neck spasms. So Oscar Lindberg goes in for him, Kevin Hayes moves up to top line RW. Matt Hunwick in for John Moore. ICYMI earlier,…

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100 Flames at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CALGARY FLAMES Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Flames: 32-23-4 (68 pts) Rangers: 36-16-6 (78 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 59th game of the 2014-15 season and continue their three-game…

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233 Rangers prospect report: Feb. 16-22

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS PROSPECT REPORT: FEB. 16 – FEB. 22 1. Anthony Duclair, LW, Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) – Duclair tallied five points (one goal, four assists) in three games with Quebec over the past week. He established a QMJHL season-high with three assists and tied season-highs…

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268 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference. Thoughts: 1) Good thing there are shootouts in this league because that would have been an awful tie. 2) How in the world do the Rangers, against a guy (Curtis McElhinney) who fought…

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414 Blue Jackets at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 58. Blue Jackets at Rangers. Click here for my pre-game video. Twenty-five games left. Holy shishkebab. And the trade deadline eight days away. Seems this season just started. Rangers are 8-1-2 in their last 11, 6-1-2 since Henrik Lundqvist was sidelined with a vascular injury in his neck.…

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312 Rangers-Sabres in review

Thoughts: 1) The Rangers sure didn’t play this way in front of Cam Talbot the last five or six games. On the other hand, they weren’t playing the god-awful Baby Buffaloes in those games. That said, against some lousy teams and some good teams, the Rangers hung out Talbot to…

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10 Rangers 3, Sabres 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Sabres 1. Click here for boxscore. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to seven games (5-0-2 record over the span), and they have earned at least one point in 10 of their last 11 games (8-1-2). New…

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394 Rangers at Sabres … It’s Go Time!

Game 57. Rangers at Sabres. Well, well, well, well … Alain Vigneault is rolling the dice tonight and giving 20-year-old goalie Mackenzie Skapski his first NHL start against the Baby Buffaloes. Skapski starts in place of Cam Talbot, who allowed nine goals (plus two on two attempts in a…

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61 Rangers at Sabres tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at BUFFALO SABRES Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY Rangers: 34-16-6 (74 pts) Sabres: 17-37-4 (38 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center (7:00…

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160 Rangers-Canucks in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) It’s so cold I saw a politician with his hands in his own pockets. It’s so cold, I was in traffic and some guy flipped me the mitten. 2) Ah, yes, the shootout. You know how I feel about it…

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506 Canucks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 56. Canucks at Rangers. The Rangers take on Alain Vigneault’s old team, and of course, the opponent in the most famous hockey game the arena has ever seen (it opened 47 years ago yesterday with a 3-1 win over Philly). It’s the dreaded first game back from a…

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97 Canucks at Rangers tonight … pre-game notes

Note that Cam Talbot starts in goal, and John Moore goes back in on defense for Matt Hunwick. Pre-game notes from the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. VANCOUVER CANUCKS Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Canucks: 32-21-3 (67 pts) Rangers: 34-16-5 (73…

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219 Rangers game-day odds & ends: The case for Mats Zuccarello

Before we get to Mats Zuccarello’s impending free agency, a couple of PSAs: Starting today, it’s Hockey Weekend in New York, and the Rangers are all over it, including several events being held here in the Westchester-Rockland-Putnam area and environs. See the announcement below for details. Tonight, at 10:30 on…

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172 Rangers prospect report Feb. 9-15

Courtesy of the New York Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS PROSPECT REPORT FEB. 9-15 1. Brandon Halverson (photo above), G, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) – Halverson posted a 3-0-0 record, along with a 1.00 GAA, a .965 SV% (82 saves on 85 shots), and 1 SO in three appearances…

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