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401 Rangers-Jets in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) This one was better. A lot better, actually. Not great. Not perfect. But miles better than the last two since clinching. But what this really turned out to be was a “Big as the building” win,…

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24 Rangers 3, Jets 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Jets 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        TOP OF THE HEAP – By earning a win tonight, the Rangers have regained sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. –        ROAD WARRIORS – The…

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420 Rangers at Jets … It’s Go Time!

Game 76. Rangers at Jets. The Rangers start a two-game swing with their final game against the West (until the Stanley Cup Final). The Rangers have lost two in a row, three of four, four of seven. They play a fifth of six consecutive “desperate” opponents. They’re in Minnesota…

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195 Rangers at Jets tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WINNIPEG JETS Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET MTS Centre – Winnipeg, MB Rangers: 47-21-7 (101 pts) Jets: 39-25-12 (90 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 76th game of the 2014-15 season against the Winnipeg Jets at MTS…

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219 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com and to see Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Got this question from our friend James G: “Do you know of a good auto body shop? Piece of…

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122 Capitals 5, Rangers 2 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Capitals 5, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        HOT AT THE DOT – The Rangers won 26 of 47 faceoffs (55.3%) they took in the contest. Five of seven Blueshirts who took at least…

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417 Capitals at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 75. Capitals at Rangers. Rangers can clinch home-ice in the first round with a win today and an Islanders regulation loss (against Detroit at 5 p.m.). The Rangers still could play anybody but Montreal, Tampa Bay and Detroit in the first round. … though mathematically they could play…

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41 Capitals at Rangers today (3 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Just in: Matt Hunwick is out today with an upper body injury. Defenseman Chris Summers, obtained in the Keith Yandle deal, was recalled from Hartford (AHL) and will make his Rangers debut. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015, 3:00 p.m.…

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86 Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Not going to delve too deeply into the play-by-play in this game, because it was as poorly played by the Rangers as it was officiated by the referees, linesmen and Situation Room. Just hideous. We’ll get…

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177 Bruins 4, Rangers 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Bruins 4, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        KILL ZONE – The Rangers were 1-for-1 (2:00) on the penalty kill in the game. The Blueshirts have not allowed a power play goal in four consecutive games,…

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515 Rangers at Bruins … It’s Go Time!

Game 74. Rangers at Bruins. Henrik Lundqvist starts in goal, his first game since Feb. 2, wearing his red Jeff Gordon-designed mask to be auctioned off for charity. In the 25 games Lundqvist missed, the Rangers went 18-4-3, with Cam Talbot going 16-4-3, 2.16, .929 in a spectacular substitute…

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56 Rangers at Bruins today (1 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Just a heads-up: Obviously there is no morning skate today in Boston. Alain Vigneault is scheduled to meet the media at 11 a.m. We should know then if Henrik Lundqvist starts today or tomorrow. Unless it is announced earlier. Also, FYI, the Rangers’ magic number to clinch first place in…

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375 Rangers-Senators in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) This is what’s  impressed me about this team, which reminds me of the ’11-12 team. When it has a rare stinker, it bounces right back in a big way. This team is miles more talented than…

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12 Rangers 5, Senators 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 5, Senators 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        CLINCHING A SPOT – By earning a win tonight, combined with Boston’s overtime loss against Anaheim, the Rangers clinched a playoff berth. The Blueshirts have now reached the…

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335 Rangers at Senators … It’s Go Time!

Game 73. Rangers at Senators. The Rangers’ magic number is 3, so they can clinch a playoff berth tonight with a win and any type of loss by Boston to Anaheim; or with a point and a regulation loss by Boston. Or they can get in just by beating…

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293 Rangers-Kings in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for the raw video of Henrik Lundqvist’s first practice. Thoughts: 1) This is what it looks like when you play a desperate team in the final few weeks…

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11 Kings 4, Rangers 2 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Kings 4, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        KILL ZONE – The Rangers were 2-for-2 (4:00) on the penalty kill in the contest. The Blueshirts are 22-for-24 (91.7%) on the penalty kill over the…

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405 Kings at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 72. Kings at Rangers. The Stanley Cup Final rematch! … well, hardly. The Kings are in a tough spot, four points out of the wild card in the West, behind Minnesota and Winnipeg, with a game in hand. In short, they need to start winning and often. They…

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