Pregame Analysis

Rangers Welcome Playoff-Bound Blues to MSG

The Blueshirts suffered a crushing loss in Boston, but they look to bounce back when they host the playoff-bound St Louis Blues (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Wednesday night, the Boston Bruins showed why they sit with the second-best record in the NHL. The Bruins top-six combined for five goals including a hat trick from David Pastrnak. The Bruins consistently found themselves in pockets of space leaving no chance for Henrik Lundqvist on five of six goals scored against him. Lundqvist finished the game with 26 saves. ”It’s hard enough to…

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Rangers Look to Snap Bruins Home Winning Streak

The Rangers are in Boston where they look for the series sweep against the Bruins (7:30 P.M. ET, NBCSN). After a satisfying win in Toronto, the Blueshirts were defeated 5-2 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers found themselves up 2-0 after 15 minutes of play in the first period. Goals were scored by Brendan Lemieux and Vinni Lettieri. Lettieri’s goal was his first point with the Rangers in 21 games this season. “It’s definitely easy to get frustrated,” Lettieri said. “But no matter how things go I think my work…

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Rangers Look to Continue Momentum Against Penguins

After a 44 save performance by Alex Georgiev against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Rangers look to carry their momentum forward against the Pittsburgh Penguins (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). After Saturday night’s game, Leaf players and fans are going to be seeing Georgiev in their dreams. After making 55 saves at Madison Square Garden in February against the Leafs, Georgiev had an encore performance in Toronto making 44 saves. In each contest, Georgiev held the Leafs to just one goal and he was victorious in both meetings stopping a combined…

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Georgiev Looks for Encore Against Leafs

The Blueshirts are in Toronto for the season series finale against the tough Maple Leafs (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers struggles in March continued in their last game against the Detroit Red Wings. The Blueshirts were defeated 3-2 and they now have just one win in ten March games. The schedule doesn’t get any easier as they face the Leafs who sit 6th in the NHL. Ryan Strome and Brendan Smith each registered a goal for the Rangers. Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves in defeat. “We worked really hard…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Return Home Against Red Wings

After a disappointing four game road trip, the Blueshirts return to Madison Square Garden as they host the Detroit Red Wings (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers concluded the road trip 0-3-1, and in the finale game they were defeated 5-2 in Minnesota. The Wild’s trade deadline acquisition Ryan Donato scored twice in the opening frame and give the Wild the lead and confidence. The Wild had been held to just three goals in their three previous games. Minnesota would get two more goals and an empty netter and finish…

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