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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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look to Bounce Back in Road Trip Finale

The Blueshirts are in Minnesota where they look to bounce back after a 5-1 defeat to the Calgary Flames. (8:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The four-game road trip has not gone according to the Rangers plan. They are currently 0-2-1 with one more chance to register a win before returning home. After the first period ended in a 1-1 tie, the game quickly got out of hand. The Flames scored two goals in quick succession early in the second period. The Flames would continue to control much of the game and…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Travel to Calgary Against the Elite of the West

The Rangers are in Calgary where they will face a tough test against the Stanley Cup contending Flames (9:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Blueshirts are coming off a disappointing 4-1 defeat to the Vancouver Canucks. After a scoreless first period, both teams came out for a competitive second period. But things would take a turn for the worse when Chris Kreider would throw a hit on Elias Pettersson. Kreider was given a major penalty for elbowing and a game misconduct. Things would continue to get worse minutes later when Tyler…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Continue Road Trip in Vancouver

After suffering another overtime defeat, the Blueshirts continue their four-game road trip in Vancouver (10:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers found themselves down 2-0 after the first period for the second game in a row. Like the previous game, the Blueshirts managed to tie the game at the beginning of the third period. But in overtime, the combination of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl would prove to be too much. Draisaitl scored his 42nd of the season for the game winning goal. Brendan Lemieux shined in this game; registering a…

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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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