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Rangers Extend Losing Streak To Five With Loss Against Red Wings

Another game, another loss, another great effort from the Blueshirts. That’s the way the Rangers have been playing for most of the 2018-2019 campaign so far, and in their return home to face the Red Wings, David Quinn’s crew fell just short by a score of 3-2. The main killer on Tuesday for New York was Red Wings’ forward Andreas Athanasiou who scored a pair of goals for the Red Wings. The game was actually 3-1 thanks to Athanasiou’s second, an empty netter, but Brendan Smith scored with less than ten…

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Rangers Allow 3 Goals Within A Matter Of Minutes; Lose 4-1 To Vancouver

Following an overtime loss to the Oilers on Monday, the Rangers fell apart with a lackluster second-period effort in Vancouver last night. Although the game was evenly played for 45 minutes, the Rangers were called for two major penalties in the second period. Both Kreider and Lemieux were sent off for high hits and Rangers’ coach David Quinn was not pleased with the officiating. Rangers fans have been furious about calls all throughout the season. He had this to say(or not to stay) in regards to the referee decisions: Despite…

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Rangers Rally To Sweep Season Series Against Devils

The Rangers snapped their 6 game losing streak Saturday night in a 4-2 defeat of the injury-plagued New Jersey Devils. For the second time this season, the Devils got out to a 2-0 lead, but the Rangers came back from behind to steal two points. Ryan Strome tallied two goals on the night to continue his great play. Since acquired from the Oilers, Strome has the third most goals (11) for the Blueshirts, trailing only Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider. In addition, rookie defenseman Libor Hajek recorded his first career…

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Rangers Get Blanked By Stars In Yet Another One Goal Game

The Blueshirts traveled to Dallas Tuesday night and once again fell to a playoff team by oe goal–for the fourth consecutive game. The Rangers lead the NHL with 36 games decided by one goal or less. New York forward Brendan Lemieux put in his fair share of words after the 1-0 defeat. Dallas’ netminder ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots in his shutout and defensemen John Klinberg scored the winner early in the second. For the third game in a row, many people thought the refs were not so “kind”…

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Rangers Comeback Falls Just Short In Overtime Against Tampa Bay

The Rangers put forth an awe-inspiring comeback Wednesday night but would  ultimately fall in overtime to the league-best Lightning 4-3. After being down 2-0 and 3-1 in the game, the Rangers tied the game at three in the second frame, but could not get the job done. Jimmy Vesey led the Blueshirts with his second multi-point game in the past three games but  Nikita Kucherov continued his tremendous season and recorded three assists for his 104th point of the season. In addition, newly acquired forward Connor Brickley, who was sent…

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