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Lundqvist’s 43 Saves Keep The Rangers’ Winning Ways In Carolina Alive

. The Rangers scooped up a big win Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 2-1, putting the Blueshirts only single digits behind a playoff spot. The star of the show was Henrik Lundqvist who stopped 43 of 44 shots in his return from a two-game absence. The Rangers have now won 17 of their last 22 against Carolina.   New York came out sharp early and almost scored in the first minute. Tony Deangelo let a seemingly harmless shot go from underneath the goal line which found…

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Rangers Seek Payback in Carolina

The Blueshirts are in Carolina where they conclude a four-game road trip (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers were celebrating the ’94 Stanley Cup Champions prior to their contest against the Hurricanes. After a wonderful tribute to the team, the Rangers found themselves in a tough game. After remaining scoreless through two periods, Warren Foegele scored the games only goal (plus two empty net goals). Petr Mrazek finished the game with a 27-save shutout. With that win, the Hurricanes snapped a 16-game losing streak. Tonight, the Blueshirts hope they can…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Ride Georgiev Into Pittsburgh

After another strong performance against the Buffalo Sabres, Alexandar Georgiev will start Sunday afternoon against the Pittsburgh Penguins (12:30 P.M. ET, NBC). “You have to bring your best every game, no matter what happened last game,” said Georgiev. Friday night, the Blueshirts took the lead early and they wouldn’t look back. They led the game from start to finish and won 6-2. But with the Rangers top line kept off the scoresheet, it was the depth that gave the Blueshirts the goal support. Goal scorers included Boo Nieves, Jesper Fast,…

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PostGame Analysis

Namestnikov Ends 23 Game Goal Drought; Scores 2 In Rangers Win Agaisnt Buffalo

  The Rangers got the secondary they have always needed and Alexander Georgiev stopped 31 shots as Vladislav Namestnikov scored two of New York’s three goals in the final minutes of a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Georgiev has now won three tilts in a row, posting a 1.95 GAA in the contests.   Coach David Quinn had his thoughts on the lively action.  “It was a relief for about four minutes because for 56 of them it was a one-goal game, and playoff-type hockey,” Quinn said.   “Seriously,…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Continue Road Trip In Buffalo

After a hard-fought defeat in Winnipeg, the Rangers look to bounce back against the Buffalo Sabres (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The first period in Winnipeg was one the Rangers would like to forget. The Blueshirts found themselves in a hole down 2-0 having allowed 19 shots. In the previous game against the Maple Leafs, the Rangers allowed 22 shots after the first period. In the second period, the Rangers were resilient and evened the score heading into the third. Early in the third period, Mika Zibanejad scored his second of…

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