PostGame Analysis

Rangers Complete Season Sweep Against Panthers With 5-4 SO Victory

Coming off a five day break, the well-rested Rangers managed to defeat the Florida Panthers Saturday night behind a powerful offensive attack and some shootout heroics. This was also “Dad’s Weekend” for the Blueshirts and so many proud fathers were seen high-fiving each other throughout the tilt. Notably, Mika Zibanejad’s father was constantly on his feet and energetic while featured in the broadcast booth. In regards to the play itself, both squads swapped momentum and puck control between all three periods. This is best highlighted by the Blueshirts scoring the…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Begin Dad Trip in Florida

The Rangers travel to Florida after a five day break as they look to end three game skid (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). Vic Hadfield night was going as everyone could have hoped. The Blueshirts had a 3-0 lead entering the third period. However, the Winnipeg Jets finally open the flood gates and tied the game late. After a scoreless overtime period, largely to the part of Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers fell in the shootout. Jesper Fast and Marc Staal each score their second goal of the season, while Chris Kreider…

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Rangers Look To Avoid Three Game Skid On Vic Hadfield Night

The Blueshirts will retire the number eleven of Vic Hadfield as they look to bounce back against the Winnipeg Jets (6:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off back-to-back blowout losses against the Senators and Canadiens. The Blueshirts have now lost four of the last five and their offense has began struggle. Shea Weber and Artturi Lehkonen each got two goals just 25 minutes into the game putting the Rangers down 4-0. Jimmy Vesey and Ryan Strome would make it interesting going into the third but Tomas Tatar would…

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Rangers Lose Second Straight In 5-2 Loss Against Habs

The Rangers were unable to complete a comeback on Friday night against the Canadiens in what would be an eventual 5-2 loss. Weber and forward Artturi Lehkonen both netted two past the Rangers’ Alex Georgiev. Although the score may tell otherwise, Rangers goalie Alex Georgiev was sharp, stopping 36 out of 41 shots and salvaged multiple mistakes by the New York defense. The Blueshirts were slow and sloppy tonight, with lackluster play on both sides of the spectrum. Their defense was atrocious and their attack was subpar. Although it’s important…

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Rangers Travel To Montreal For An Original Six Matchup

The Rangers visit Montreal for the only time this season in an original six showdown (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). The Blueshirts are coming off being shutout by the only team to allow 100 goals thus far. The Rangers were missing a few bodies up front including Mats Zuccarello, Vladislav Namestnikov, Pavel Buchnevich and even Cody McLeod and it showed. The offense generated very few scoring chances and they never really got going. They’ll have to put in a better effort as they won’t get any forwards returning for tonight’s game.…

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