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32 Rangers preview: Ten things to watch

Ten things to watch with the 2015-16 Rangers: 1. Can Henrik Lundqvist start faster? He won three of his first eight games in 2013. He won two of his first seven and nine of his first 24 the next season. He won seven of his first 15 last season. Lundqvist…

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50 Rangers preview: Position by position

The Rangers were the best team in the NHL’s regular season last year and reached Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, after going to the Stanley Cup Final the year before. They have played 12 playoff series in the last four years. And the core of the team is…

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218 Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here to read my story about Alain Vigneault’s decisions, from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Isn’t 4-1-1 the hip way to say “information?” … Well, the Rangers’ 4-1-1 record gives us no information. There’s no way that record indicates…

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44 Bruins at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. BOSTON BRUINS Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 3-1-1 (7 pts) Bruins: 4-1-0 (8 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their sixth and final game of the 2015-16 preseason against the Boston…

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194 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I didn’t believe I’d ever seen a penalty shot decide an overtime game before. But I also can’t remember where my car is. Then folks on Twitter reminded…

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2 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (OT) … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        HOME COOKING – The Rangers have won nine of the last 10 preseason games they have played at Madison Square Garden (9-1-0), dating back to…

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91 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 5. Flyers at Rangers. With the preseason mercifully dwindling, Alain Vigneault is still juggling and experimenting. So tonight against Mr. Snider’s Team, at least at the start, Rick Nash will skate on the right with Derek Stepan and Chris Krieder. J.T. Miller slides to Nash’s regular spot…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 2-1-1 (5 pts) Flyers: 3-1-0 (6 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their fifth game of the 2015-16 preseason against the Philadelphia Flyers at…

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77 Rangers-Devils in review … with post-game audio

Click here to read my story on the Kevin Hayes/Dominic Moore moves to the wing, from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Henrik Lundqvist post-game audio. Click here for Alain Vigneault post-game audio. Click here for Derek Stepan post-game audio.…

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127 Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I guess the biggest thing you take from this game is the noticeable return of Mats Zuccarello. He had the nice little pass on Brady Skjei’s goal. Had a goal and an assist in the first…

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114 Rangers at Bruins … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 3. Rangers at Bruins. ICYMI, the Rangers will practice at West Point’s Tate Rink on Oct. 5-6, and the Oct. 5, 11 a.m. practice will be open to the public. They will then fly to Chicago for the Oct. 7 opener (and Stanley Cup banner raising). This afternoon,…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at BOSTON BRUINS Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET TD Garden – Boston, MA Rangers: 1-1-0 (2 pts) Bruins: 2-0-0 (4 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their third game of the 2015-16 preseason against the Boston Bruins in an Original…

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117 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Is the preseason almost over? Funny how you look forward to hockey all these months, and conveniently forget how choppy and disjointed these games are. Remember when preseason games were just a string of fights interrupted…

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84 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 1. Devils at Rangers. The Rangers open their preseason with a bare-bones roster, but worth watching because so many of these guys are battling for so few spots. Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider, who skated with Rick Nash on their wing the first two days of camp, line…

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97 Devils at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 53-22-7 (113 pts)* Devils: 32-36-14 (78 pts)* *Records are from the 2014-15 regular season TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their first game of…

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