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356 Rangers at Devils … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9320343 align=”left”] Game 60. Rangers at Devils. I’m going on Rangers’ pregame show on ESPN radio (98.7 FM) around 6:40 p.m. Give us a listen if you can. The Rangers begin a three-game trip — they fly to St. Louis tomorrow for a Thursday night game, then visit Dallas…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW JERSEY DEVILS Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m. ET Prudential Center – Newark, NJ Rangers: 34-19-6 (74 pts) Devils: 29-24-7 (65 pts)   TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 60th game of the 2015-16 season and begin a three-game road trip…

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200 Rangers-Red Wings in review

Rangers 1, Red Wings 0 (OT). Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the official game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) To be honest, this was going to be a pretty short,…

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296 Red Wings at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9317844 align=”left”] Game 59. Red Wings at Rangers. The Rangers play the first of three — hard to believe, given Detroit’s now an Eastern Conference opponent — against the Red Wings over the final 24 games. The Rangers remain without Ryan McDonagh (jaw/neck) and Rick Nash (deep bone…

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26 Red Wings at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. DETROIT RED WINGS Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 33-19-6 (72 pts) Red Wings: 29-20-10 (68 pts)   TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 59th game of the 2015-16 season tonight, Feb. 21,…

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144 Rangers-Maple Leafs in review

Rangers 4, Maple Leaves 2. Click here for the boxscore with links to the official game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Welcome to the National Hockey League, where you can play a terrific game (for the most part) and lose one night, and play an awful game (for the most part)…

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191 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Blackhawks 5, Rangers 3. Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the official game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) Once again, I don’t get all the cliff-diving “this team stinks … it…

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191 Rangers-Flyers in review

Rangers 3, Flyers 1. Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the official game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) Frontier justice sponsored and brought to you by the NHL Department of Protecting…

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360 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9309182 align=”left”] Game 56. Flyers at Rangers. Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m going on ESPN radio’s pre-game show (98.7 FM) around 7:20 p.m. Give us a listen if you can. Um, the story line tonight is kind of obvious. Despite careful words — no doubt warned by the NHL…

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77 Rangers insist their focus is on beating Flyers, not on vengeance

According to hockeyfights.com, Tanner Glass and Wayne Simmonds have fought once, in 2013, when Glass was with Pittsburgh. Click here to see that scrap. ********************************************** My story: GREENBURGH – Vengeance? Nope, you won’t hear the Rangers hinting at it. Not a bit. Of course, it’s safe to assume that the…

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130 Rangers-Kings in review

Kings 5, Rangers 4 (OT). Click here for the official game summary. Click here for the official event summary. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Click here for Antti Raanta’s post-game interview video, from MSG. Thoughts: 1) You wonder what this game might have been like if Henrik…

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217 Kings at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9307263 align=”left”] Game 55. Kings at Rangers. The Rangers continue this stretch of difficult opponents — Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Philly and Chicago — in a 2014 Stanley Cup Final rematch. Antti Raanta starts in goal as Rangers coach Alain Vigneault attempts to keep Henrik Lundqvist fresh down the…

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13 Backup vs. third-stringer at MSG: Raanta faces Budaj

NEW YORK – The 2014 Stanley Cup Final rematch Friday night at the Garden was missing both star goaltenders. The Rangers and Los Angeles Kings, who had not yet met this season, went into the game minus Henrik Lundqvist and Jonathan Quick. Antti Raanta started in goal as Rangers coach…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. LOS ANGELES KINGS Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 31-18-5 (67 pts) Kings: 32-18-3 (67 pts)   TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 55th game of the 2015-16 season and begin a three-game…

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214 Rangers-Penguins in review

Rangers 3, Penguins 0. Click here for the official game summary. Click here for the official event summary. Thoughts: 1) Let’s face it, with the standings as they are, it’s a small-picture game, about getting the points, however, wherever, whenever. But there is a big picture, and the big picture…

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300 Rangers at Penguins … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9304743 align=”left”] Game 54. Rangers at Penguins. Tonight is the first Rangers-Penguins meeting since Game 5 of their first-round playoff series last spring. The Rangers have won three in a row, and are 11-6-1 since they bottomed out with a 7-3 loss to Washington Dec. 20, as they…

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