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295 Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here to read my story from the Rangers’ 5-0 win over Montreal. Click here for lohud.com’s photo gallery from last night’s game. Thoughts: 1) It all starts with their defensive commitment for the Rangers. If they defend, if they manage the puck, then their speed shows up. If they…

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25 Rangers 5, Canadiens 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 5, Canadiens 0. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Five different Rangers tallied a goal and 13 different Blueshirts – including all 12 forwards – recorded at least one point in the contest. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the…

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62 Canadiens at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Canadiens: 15-5-1 (31 pts)* Rangers: 8-7-4 (20 pts) * The Canadiens played last night against the Boston Bruins TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 20th…

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160 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here to read my story on last night’s game, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) So Alain Vigneault walks into the interview room, cracks a smile and says, “That was a little better, eh?” Sure was. But we’ve seen this act before. Here’s a little bit of a difference. This time…

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10 Rangers 2, Flyers 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Flyers 0. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers have won nine consecutive regular season home games against the Flyers, dating back to March 6, 2011. Prior to their current streak, the last time the Blueshirts won at…

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210 Flyers at Rangers tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Wednesday, Nov. 19, 8:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Flyers: 7-7-2 (16 pts) Rangers: 7-7-4 (18 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers host the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden (8:00 p.m. ET —TV: NBC…

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43 Lightning 5, Rangers 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Lightning 5, Rangers 1. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        New York was 1-for-3 (4:40) on the power play in the contest. The Rangers have registered a power play goal in consecutive games (2-for-7; 28.6%), three of the last four games (3-for-14; 21.4%),…

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212 Lightning at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Monday, Nov. 17, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Lightning: 12-4-2 (26 pts) Rangers: 7-6-4 (18 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers host the Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. ET…

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87 Rangers at Penguins tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Saturday, Nov. 15, 7:00 p.m. ET CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Rangers: 7-6-3 (17 pts) Penguins: 10-3-1 (21 pts)* TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Metropolitan Division matchup at CONSOL Energy…

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17 Avalanche 4, Rangers 3 (shootout) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Avalanche 4, Rangers 3 (shootout). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers have earned at least one point in nine of their last 12 contests (6-3-3) and in eight of their last nine home games (5-1-3). –        The Blueshirts have recorded at…

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114 Avalanches at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. COLORADO AVALANCHE Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Avalanche: 4-8-5 (13 pts) Rangers: 7-6-2 (16 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their three-game homestand against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden (7:00…

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156 Rangers-Penguins in review

Click here to read my story on the Rangers’ 5-0 win over Pittsburgh Tuesday. Thoughts: 1) I predicted a blowout. 2) Whatever it is, the Rangers sure as heck distract the living hell out of the Penguins. Part of that is the goalkeeper, for sure. But the Rangers become a…

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26 Rangers 5, Penguins 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 5, Penguins 0. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers have earned at least one point in eight of their last 11 games (6-3-2) and in seven of their last eight home games (5-1-2).   –        New York has registered…

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289 Penguins at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes from the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Tuesday, Nov. 11, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Penguins: 10-2-1 (21 pts) Rangers: 6-6-2 (14 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their three-game homestand against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Metropolitan Division contest at…

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394 Rangers-Oilers in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see lohud.com’s photo gallery from last night’s game, via Getty Images. Thoughts: 1) This weekend was right out of the John Muckler era. 2) Speaking of Muck, I wonder what it would be like around here if Alain Vigneault…

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