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92 Rangers at Avalanche … It’s Go Time!

Game 13. Rangers at Avalanches. The Rangers (8-2-2 overall, 5-0-2 in the last seven) begin a two-night trip out West, a pair of 9 p.m. (Eastern) games in Denver and Glendale, Ariz. Colorado is 4-8-1 after a 4-2 loss in the desert Thursday. The Rangers went to Colorado Wednesday,…

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105 Rangers at Avalanche tonight (9 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at COLORADO AVALANCHE Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, 9:00 p.m. ET Pepsi Center – Denver, CO Rangers: 8-2-2 (18 pts) Avalanche: 4-7-1 (9 pts)* (*-Avs played at Arizona Thursday night) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 13th game of the 2015-16 season and…

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158 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my game 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) OK, I’m going to ignore the second period for a minute and focus, for a minute, on the…

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65 Rangers-Maple Leafs in review

If you haven’t been to the Garden this season, check out the video I posted last night. They do a pretty cool pre-game on-ice presentation. Not even sure what to call it, other than fairly awesome. Click here to see it. Or scroll up to the top of the main…

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8 Rangers 3, Maple Leafs 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Maple Leafs 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        THREE’S COMPANY – On each of the Rangers’ three goals in tonight’s game, Mats Zuccarello recorded the goal, Derick Brassard tallied the primary assist, and…

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168 Maple Leafs at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 11. Maple Leaves at Rangers. So the Maple Leaves go out and trade Phil Kessel, hire Mike Babcock, Lou Lamoriello, et al, and they still stink. Toronto has won one of its first eight games, and that was against Columbus, during the seven-game Jackets losing streak that began…

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21 Flames at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

FYI, Antti Raanta starts in goal tonight. Viktor Stalberg (head) is expected to be out, and replaced in the lineup by Emerson Etem. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CALGARY FLAMES Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 5-2-2…

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91 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here to see Henrik Lundqvist’s save on Wayne Simmonds. Thoughts: 1) A lot to cover. One crazy game at Mr. Snider’s house. Where to begin? 2) So Alain Vigneault loses the first coach’s challenge in team history,…

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27 Rangers at Flyers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the New York Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA Rangers: 5-2-1 (11 pts) Flyers: 3-2-1 (7 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their ninth game of the 2015-16 season and begin their third back-to-back…

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5 Rangers 4, Coyotes 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Coyotes 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to three games (2-0-1), and they have posted two separate three-game point streaks thus far in 2015-16…

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74 Coyotes at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ARIZONA COYOTES Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 4-2-1 (9 pts) Coyotes: 3-2-1 (7 pts)  TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their eighth game of the 2015-16 season and conclude a three-game homestand against…

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142 Rangers-Sharks in review

Click here to read my game 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. Click here for the complete audio from Vigneault’s presser. Click here for Antti Raanta post-game audio. Click here for Rick…

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14 Rangers 4, Sharks 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Sharks 0. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        BACK-TO-BACK – The Rangers have posted a 12-1-1 record in the second contest of their last 14 back-to-back sets, including a 2-0-0 record in the second…

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60 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my game 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) With an early afternoon game, I had a lot of time to sit down and write this, and…

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27 Rangers’ McDonagh: “We need more from everybody”

GREENBURGH – Honesty is the best policy, and the Rangers are being honest with themselves. After five games, they’re 3-2, but the truth is they could be 1-4, maybe even 0-5. They found ways to win their first three games, despite having some very rough stretches, to say the least,…

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131 Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for an interesting even-handed breakdown of Dan Girardi’s game, by @BlueSeatBlogs. I think you guys know where I stand on that issue. Thoughts: 1) I didn’t think the Rangers were as bad in Montreal as Alain…

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