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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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217 Rangers at Wild tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Martin St. Louis (knee) is planning to return tonight. James Sheppard is the likely scratch, based on practice in Minny on Wednesday. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at MINNESOTA WILD Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN Rangers: 48-21-7…

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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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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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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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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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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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85 Kings at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

As you know today is Henrik Lundqvist’s first practice, at the team’s morning skate, since his injury. I plan on being there and blogging and tweeting my brains out, with a separate post after the skate and maybe video and a transcript of his comments. Not promising anything, but that’s…

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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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29 Ducks at Rangers tonight (7:30 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ANAHEIM DUCKS Sunday, Mar. 22, 2015, 7:30 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Ducks: 46-20-7 (99 pts) Rangers: 45-18-7 (97 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 71st game of the 2014-15 season and conclude a back-to-back…

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59 Rangers at Hurricanes tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at CAROLINA HURRICANES Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC Rangers: 44-18-7 (95 pts) Hurricanes: 26-35-9 (61 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 70th game of the 2014-15 season and begin a back-to-back set against…

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53 Blackhawks at Rangers tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Blackhawks: 42-21-6 (90 pts) Rangers: 44-17-7 (95 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 69th game of the 2014-15 season against the Chicago Blackhawks…

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257 Rangers-Panthers 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) I know this is speculative and hypothetical, but any other Rangers team — including 2012 and 1994 — probably…

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58 Panthers at Rangers tonight (5 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. FLORIDA PANTHERS Sunday, Mar. 15, 2015, 5:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Panthers: 31-23-14 (76 pts) Rangers: 43-17-7 (93 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set tonight, Mar. 15, against the Florida Panthers at…

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