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Preview of the 2019-2020 New York Rangers Opening Night Roster

With New York Rangers training camp set to start in September, the competition for a spot on the 23-man roster will be fierce. While the Rangers have many players returning from last year’s team, the Blueshirts acquired new talent who are set to make an immediate impact. The new-looked Rangers will get to showcase their newest acquisitions on NBC Sports 13 times throughout the season; the fifth most among NHL teams. While the Rangers have a general idea for their opening night roster, many players will look to carve themselves…

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Looking into the Rangers Future: Who Stays? Who Goes?

With the 2018-2019 regular season officially in the books, the Blueshirts failed to make the playoffs for the second consecutive year. The future is looking bright as the Rangers continue to gather more and more assets. This article is a look into the near future and the problem management will face this offseason. Draft & Young Players The Rangers hold the number two pick in the NHL Entry Draft and will likely select Kaapo Kakko (assuming NJ selects Hughes). They also have the Winnipeg Jets first round pick and two…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Hope to Play Spoiler in Home Season Finale

In the final game of the season at Madison Square Garden, the Blueshirts host the Columbus Blue Jackets where they hope to play the role of spoiler (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG+). The Rangers may be out of the playoffs, but Friday night’s opponents are still in the thick of it for the final playoff spot. The Blue Jackets are tied with the Montreal Canadiens at 94 points with a game in hand. This game will be a good test for the young Rangers against a team with everything to play…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Host Senators on Steven McDonald Night

The Blueshirts will give out the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award prior to Wednesday night’s game against the Senators (7:30 P.M. ET, MSG+). The description listed on the Rangers website for The Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award: “The Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award is awarded annually to the Ranger who, as chosen by the fans, “goes above and beyond the call of duty.” The award, which has been given annually since the 1987-88 season, bears the name of New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald, who was shot and injured…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look for Season Sweep Against Devils

After a convincing 3-0 win against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Rangers will look for their third straight win in New Jersey (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Alex Georgiev had all the answers against the Flyers on Sunday afternoon. The 23-year-old recorded 29 saves on route to his second shutout of the season. “It gave me a big confidence boost since we played a really good first period,” said Georgiev. “We knew they were coming hard in the second and tried to stay with it. Everyone played great.” “We defended a lot…

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