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178 Wilds at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MINNESOTA WILD Monday, Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Wild: 4-2-0 (8 pts) Rangers: 4-4-0 (8 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers begin their second four-game homestand of the 2014-15 season with a contest against…

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156 Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here for another great lohud photo gallery from another bad game. Thoughts: 1) That three-arena ceremony, with the anthems live by the great Lyndon Slewidge in Ottawa was just fabulous and perfect.  Wow. Goosebumps. Tears. 2) Finally, the Rangers had some forecheck in the first period. Some dump-and-pressure. It…

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12 Canadiens 3, Rangers 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Canadiens 3, Rangers 1. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Tonight’s game was the first regular season contest between the Rangers and Canadiens that didn’t result in a shutout for either team since February 19, 2013 (either the Rangers or Canadiens posted a…

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269 Rangers centers Hayes, Mueller making a difference

Here’s my story from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – When training camp began, it seemed the Rangers were set down the middle. Thin, perhaps, but set. Derek Stepan, Derick Brassard, J.T. Miller and Dominic Moore would be the centers; Miller, the 21-year-old rookie ready to replace the departed Brad…

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106 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see lohud.com’s photo gallery off of last night’s game. Thoughts: 1) I know I chide you guys for your emotional swaying, you know, the way, for example, the Rangers completely sucked early in the third period and how great…

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34 Rangers 4, Devils 3 (OT) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Devils 3 (OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        New York extended its winning streak to three games, and improved to 2-1-0 on the road this season. –        The Rangers have won 85 road games since the start of the 2010-11…

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162 Rangers-Sharks in review

Click here for my story on last night’s game, from lohud.com. Click here for the latest lohud.com photo gallery, from last night’s 4-0 win over the Sharks. Thoughts: 1) Henrik Lundqvist. Over his last six periods, plus an OT, plus a shootout, Lundqvist has allowed one goal, and it was…

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46 Sharks at Rangers today (5 p.m.) … Pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. SAN JOSE SHARKS Sunday, Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Sharks: 3-0-1 (7 pts)* Rangers: 2-3-0 (4 pts) * San Jose played Saturday in New Jersey TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their four-game homestand…

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94 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Planning a Live Chat Friday at noon. Might have been better if they’d lost last night, but still should be good. Be there. Click here for another excellent lohud.com photo gallery from last night’s game. And click here to read my story about that near-perfect victory (sarcasm). Thoughts: 1) I…

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476 Rangers-Islanders in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Also, yet another very cool game-night photo gallery on lohud.com. Click here to see it. Thoughts: 1) Blame Michael Kostka all you want, and he made two of the worst plays you will ever see. But the Rangers’ defensive breakdowns were massive.…

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62 Islanders 6, Rangers 3 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Islanders 6, Rangers 3. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers outshot the Islanders, 43-27, in the contest. New York was credited with 21 shots on goal in the second period, which is the most they have recorded since they registered 22…

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203 Rangers-Maple Leaves in review

Happy Columbus Day. Click here for a photo gallery that is far better than that game deserved, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) This one was a top-to-bottomer. Actually, a couple of guys played well. But the big guys, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi … and many others? P.U. 2) If…

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87 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here to see another great photo gallery from last night’s game, at lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) I thought Columbus Day was Monday, not Saturday. The Blue Jackets are a good team, and they play really hard and come at you and all that. Given. But the Rangers probably lose that…

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173 Rangers-Blues in review; Live Chat Friday at noon

Reminder: First Live Chat of the regular season Friday at noon. Be there. Or else. Click here for a very cool photo gallery on the Rangers’ opening-night victory in St. Louis. Thoughts: 1) For opening night, that was one heckuva hockey game. Not perfect. But great pace, physical, entertaining. 2)…

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69 Rangers’ season preview: Position by position

We’re continuing our season preview package. To follow is my column on Ryan McDonagh, my column on the fortunes of this defending Eastern Conference championship team, and my NHL divisional predictions.When I do those I’ll ask y’all to chime in with your prognostications. Also, as we approach the season, I’m…

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