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7 Lessons learned, the Rangers go back to work

The Rangers will have an optional practice this afternoon, their first workout since Game 5 Friday. Maybe we will get an update on Mats Zuccarello or Kevin Klein. Maybe not. Then tonight it’s Islanders-Capitals Game 7 in D.C., the winner getting a free trip to Madison Square Garden. My story…

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181 Who, really, is the Rangers’ masked man?

My feature on Henrik Lundvqist, from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello His 10-gallon hat holds 20 gallons. Sasquatch takes pictures of him. He has killed two stones with one bird. He is the most interesting man in New York sports. Matt Harvey may be more of a celebrity, and he sure…

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284 Game 5: Rangers-Penguins in review

Click here to read my column from lohud.com. Click here to read Josh Thomson’s game story. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Click here to see Carl Hagelin’s series-winning goal a few more times, and…

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351 Game 4: Rangers-Penguins in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference audio. Thoughts: 1) We’ve talked, now, for 86 games, about the Find-A-Way Rangers. Been doing it all year. But this was another new way. This time they really had to…

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55 Game 4: Rangers 2, Penguins 1 (OT) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; audio courtesy of the Penguins: Rangers 2, Penguins 1 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        THREE’S COMPANY – Entering this series, the Rangers have posted a 13-1 series record in 14 all-time best-of-seven playoff series in which…

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790 Game 3: Rangers-Penguins in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Well, that game sure had some nasty in it, and it was a big-boy pants game for ya boys. They usually bounce back from a stinker, and despite what Alain Vigneault thinks, I thought Game 2…

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483 Matchups: Rangers begin their quest vs. Penguins

Happy Anniversary! On April 13, 1940, the Rangers won the Stanley Cup … which means it is now officially one Cup in 75 years. By Rick Carpiniello They have traded places, the Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins. In years past, annually, Pittsburgh was the Stanley Cup playoffs’ Beast of the East,…

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349 Rangers-Devils 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 Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) About that Presidents’ Trophy: This is the third won by the Rangers (’91-92, ’93-94, with a very near-miss in…

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87 Rangers 4, Devils 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Devils 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        TOP OF THE HEAP – As a result of tonight’s game, the Rangers have earned the Presidents’ Trophy as the 2014-15 Regular Season Champions. The Rangers have now…

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249 Rangers-Wild in review

Apologies for the lack of photos. Something went screwy with the blog server or something in the wee hours this morning. I’ll try to put a few more in here later today. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) So the best road…

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415 Rangers at Wild … It’s Go Time!

Game 77. Rangers at Wild. The Rangers will clinch the Metro Division and home-ice in the first two playoff rounds by getting two points in any of their final six games, or with any two points Pittsburgh and the Islanders fail to get. In other words, if the Rangers…

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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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17 Rangers 7, Ducks 2 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 7, Ducks 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – New York has earned at least one point in 19 of its last 21 games (16-2-3), including nine of its last 10 games…

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361 Ducks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 71. Ducks at Rangers. Another test for the Rangers. The Mighty Ducks are tied with Montreal for the best record in the NHL with 99 points, two ahead of the Rangers, who have a game in hand on both teams. The Rangers beat the Ducklings 4-1 in Anaheim…

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133 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) First, a very personal note. Some of you long-time Rangers fans who live in the  area might remember the name Dick Yerg, who covered the Rangers for these Gannett newspapers for 19 years. He passed away…

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1 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (shootout) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; post-game audio courtesy of the Hurricanes: Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (shootout). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        WINNING WAYS – The Rangers earned their 45th win of the season in the contest. The Blueshirts have won 45 games…

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252 Rangers at Hurricanes … It’s Go Time!

Game 70. Rangers at Hurricanes. The Rangers lost a five-game winning streak vs. Chicago, 1-0, Wednesday, their first regulation loss in eight games, their second in 19 (14-2-3). They are 33-8-3 in their last 44, and haven’t lost two in a row. They haven’t lost two in a row…

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