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Rangers open home slate in Buffalo

The Rangers will go for their first win of the season against the Sabres, who are reeling from an opening night loss of their own. A weekend road trip doubleheader starts tonight for the New York Rangers, who travel to Buffalo tonight to open their 2018-19 home slate against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Arena (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG). Filip Chytil finds Jesper Fast with a BEAUTY of a pass and Fast ties it up!#NYR pic.twitter.com/56RB24KOFP — NHL Daily 365 (@NHLDaily365) October 5, 2018 The Rangers (0-1-0) fell in their…

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Rangers Look to Clinch Better Finish Over Islanders

Despite the New York Rangers trading almost everyone worthwhile on their roster, they could still very well end up finishing ahead of their in-state rivals in the standings. They’ll have a chance to clinch that somewhat vaunted spot, and finally earn a win in Brooklyn as they wrap up their season series with the New York Islanders in their penultimate game of the season (7:00 PM, MSG). The Rangers (34-37-9) are coming off a no-show performance against another Metropolitan foe, falling 5-2 to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.…

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Rangers Seek to Put Wrench In Devils’ Playoff Plans

Reduced to playing spoiler for the first time since 2004, the New York Rangers can’t deny it’d be sweet to at least inconvenience a hated rival’s quest for the playoffs. The Rangers have a huge chance to do so this evening, as they take on the New Jersey Devils for the final time this season at Prudential Center (7:00 PM, MSG). New York (34-36-9) recently doomed another division foe to an elimination fate, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Saturday night. Henrik Lundqvist returned to net, making 40 saves in…

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Rangers Begin Final Road Trip In Carolina

The New York Rangers are already excused from the Eastern Conference playoff discussion. They can subject another team to the same fate tonight, as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes to start a four game road trip that will end the season (7:00 PM, MSG2). Last night’s home finale against the Tampa Bay Lightning was an emotional one for the Rangers (33-36-9), who welcomed back several familiar faces to Madison Square Garden. JT Miller and Ryan McDonagh, infamously dealt at this year’s trade deadline, were each honored with a video…

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Eliminated Rangers Seek Road Victory in Washington

Officially eliminated from playoff contention with the New Jersey Devils’ victory over the Carolina Hurricanes last night, the New York Rangers are still worth watching, if only for their recent youth movement. It continues tonight on the road, as they complete a home-and-home series with the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena (8:00 PM, NBCSN). While the first half of the pair didn’t go well, as the Rangers (33-35-8) fell 4-2 to the Capitals on Monday at Madison Square Garden, hope for the future was on full display in the…

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