Pregame Analysis

Rangers Begin Road Trip in Edmonton

The Blueshirts begin a four-game road trip as they take on Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (9:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off a gutsy come from behind win against the New Jersey Devils. The Rangers found themselves down 2-0 after the first period, but they would respond with four unanswered goals to win the game 4-2. “I give our guys a lot of credit because we kept playing,” said head coach David Quinn. “We shook it off. I’m proud of the way we battled and were…

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Rangers Look To Snap Losing Skid Before Western Road Trip

The Blueshirts return to Madison Square Garden to host the New Jersey Devils in The Battle of the Hudson (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Despite getting 43 saves from Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers fell to the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout. With this most recent defeat, the Rangers have now dropped their past six games (0-2-4). Pavel Buchnevich scored both goals for the Rangers, and Brendan Lemieux registered two assists. The only scorer in the shootout was Detroit’s Andreas Athanasiou to secure the extra point. “We’ve got to just…

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Rangers Complete Road Trip in The Motor City

The Blueshirts conclude a two-game road trip in Detroit following a tough loss in Dallas (7:30 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off a 1-0 defeat against the Dallas Stars. In the third period, things took a turn for the worse when Mika Zibanejad laid a hit on Radek Faksa. After play was stopped for an injured Faksa, the referees huddled up and gave Zibanejad a major penalty. Not only did Zibanejad receive his first career major penalty, he also got a game misconduct. “I was trying to get…

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Rangers Visit Zuccarello-Less Stars

The Rangers hope to end a four-game drought as they take on the Dallas Stars (8:30 P.M. ET, MSG). The Blueshirts fell victim to extra time for the third time in four games. Ryan Strome and Pavel Buchnevich scored the only two goals for the Rangers. In the shootout, Alex Ovechkin won the shootout for the Capitals in the most unusual of ways. Ovechkin did not score on his attempt, but he was awarded the goal because Alex Georgiev threw his stick at Ovechkin. Georgiev finished the game with 37…

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Rangers Host Capitals in Sunday Rematch

The Blueshirts hope to end a three-game skid when they take on the Washington Capitals (12:30 P.M. ET, NBC). The Capitals started the Rangers skid last Sunday with 6-5 overtime victory. On Wednesday, the Lightning defeated the Rangers in overtime 4-3. Finally, the Canadiens were led by Joel Armia’s hat trick to extend the Blueshirts losing streak to three. Now, the Blueshirts hope to end their misfortunes where it began. “Every time we play this team there’s a little nastiness to it just because of the teams’ history,” said Brady…

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