PostGame Analysis

Rangers Down Canucks 2-1 In Return To The Garden

  The Rangers came back home to New York on Monday night against Elias Pettersson and the Vancouver Canucks. New York was looking to extend their six game point streak while Vancouver was on path to record 10 consecutive games with at least a point. The Rangers would eventually prevail in a defensive minded 2-1 victory behind Filip Chytil’s first goal of the season. Lundqvist was once again great in net, stopping 25 of 26 shots including a flurry at the end of the game. Superstar in the making, Brett…

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Rangers Squeak Past Columbus In Shootout Extravaganza

  The Rangers took their winning ways to the Nationwide Center Saturday night in what would end up being a gritty 5-4 shootout win. The game was sloppy throughout as both teams were coming off no days rest. The previous night, Columbus downed the Washington Capitals while the blueshirts fell in overtime to the Red WIngs. For the most part, the cleanest play came from the men between the pipes. Both starting goaltenders were given a break, so Joonas Korpisalo went in net for the home team and Alex Georgiev played…

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Rangers Extend Win Streak to 4 With Comeback Win Vs Habs

An Original Six matchup on Monday night proved to be a great one, with the fun starting early and continuing throughout. The Canadiens were coming off a shootout win against the Isles the previous night and the Blueshirts were looking to extend their winning streak to four. And in one of the best hockey games of the year, the blueshirts have now won four in a row. The Rangers would defeat the Habs by a score of 5-3 in what was one of the most dramatic finishes of the year,…

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Rangers Extend Winning Streak To Three With 3-1 Victory Against Sabres

The Rangers came back to the Garden on Sunday night in a big way, by winning a third game in a row. On the other hand, Buffalo was coming off a monstrous victory against the Senators by a score of 9-2. Following a hard-fought west coast road trip, the blueshirts took down the Sabres 3-1 last night behind the stellar play of Henrik Lundqvist. Lundqvist steered 39 shots away making many highlight saves throughout. The majority of play throughout was controlled by Buffalo, but the Rangers did capitalize on two of their 22 shots on goal of which were scored by Neal Pionk and Jimmy Vesey.  The first period was definitely dominant. Dominant by Henrik Lundqvist that is. The King stopped all 15 shots fired upon by…

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Rangers Outlast Sharks In Shootout

The Rangers managed to rebound from a late blunder to defeat Brent Burns and the San Jose Sharks by a score of 4-3, with Kevin Shattenkirk netting the lone shootout winner. The New York commentating booth was raving about how this game was the most exciting of the year, and I can totally agree. The game was tied three times, shots on goal was 37-34 in favor of the blueshirts, and both Lundqvist and Martin Jones were excellent. The last frame had so much pace, it was nearly impossible to…

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