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133 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) First, a very personal note. Some of you long-time Rangers fans who live in the  area might remember the name Dick Yerg, who covered the Rangers for these Gannett newspapers for 19 years. He passed away…

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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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376 Blackhawks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 69. Blackhawks at Rangers. First things first: Looks like we’re going to have a special guest, Dave Maloney, for the first part of our Live Chat Thursday at noon. Be there. Actually, be there early if you want to ask Dave a question. The Rangers face another big…

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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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154 Rangers-Sabres in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for the post-game notes and audio from last night. Thoughts: 1) Full marks to the kid in goal, 20-year-old Mackenzie Skapski who, but for a fluke goal 14 seconds into his NHL debut, would have two…

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324 Rangers at Sabres … It’s Go Time!

Game 67. Rangers at Sabres. The Rangers face the Baby Buffaloes to finish a five-game road trip and start a back-to-back set. The Rangers have won three in a row, are 4-0-1 in five, 31-7-3 in 41. They are 13-2-3 since Henrik Lundqvist’s injury. They are 16-1-1 on road…

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86 Rangers at Sabres tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at BUFFALO SABRES Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY Rangers: 42-17-7 (91 pts) Sabres: 19-42-6 (44 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their season-high five-game road trip and begin a back-to-back set against the…

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427 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Remember that loss in Detroit Dec. 6, after the Rangers got their butts kicked by Tampa Bay the game before? When everybody was crying about how bad this team is? Well, since then they have played…

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550 Rangers at Capitals … It’s Go Time!

Game 66. Rangers at Capitals. It is certainly a possibility — but what isn’t? — that the Rangers and Capitals could be a first-round playoff matchup for the fourth time in five seasons and the fifth time in the Rangers’ last six playoff appearances. There’s a lot to be…

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52 Rangers at Capitals tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Verizon Center – Washington, DC Rangers: 41-17-7 (89 pts) Capitals: 36-21-10 (82 pts) (Note: all stats/rankings are through games completed on Mar. 9) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their season-high five-game…

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167 Rangers-Islanders 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) We’re really seeing something pretty remarkable here. A team that very often doesn’t play 60, sometimes doesn’t even play…

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62 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Islanders 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers have earned at least one point in 14 of their last 15 contests (11-1-3), and have won 11 of their last 14 contests…

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405 Rangers at Islanders … It’s Go Time!

Game 65. Rangers at Islanders. I’ve been coming to Nassau Coliseum since one of our veteran writers took me to my first pro game as a reporter in 1977. And For most of those, what, 37 plus years, I have yearned to see it reduced to a pile of…

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56 Rangers at Islanders tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers: 40-17-7 (87 pts) Islanders: 43-21-4 (90 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their season-high five-game road trip  with a Metropolitan Division matchup against the…

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153 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the Game Summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I sometimes feel like I’m running out of things to say about this team. The Rangers win when they don’t play particularly well, do it quite often actually. Then when they need to play a near-perfect…

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