Pregame Analysis

Rangers Welcome Back Mats Zuccarello

               After a two-game road trip in eastern Canada, the New York Rangers return home to face Mats Zuccarello’s Minnesota Wild (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Rangers Ranks Wild 10-9-2 Record 9-11-3 9th GF/PG 23rd   29th GA/PG 25th 10th PP% 18th 28th  PK% 14th                The Blueshirts are coming off a road trip where they went 1-1-0. After suffering an embarrassing defeat to the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens with an epic comeback.                “We don’t do anything half-hearted; I’ll tell you that,” said head coach David…

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Rangers Conclude Back-To-Back Set in Montreal

               After a disappointing loss to the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers will look to put that behind them as the face off against the Montreal Canadiens (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). Rangers Ranks Canadiens 9-9-2 Record 11-6-5 10th GF/PG 9th   29th GA/PG 19th 11th PP% 12th 29th  PK% 28th                In a season that will have many highs and many lows, the Rangers suffered one of their lowest lows 20 games into the season. Wednesday night, the Rangers played one of their best games of the season defeating the league…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Begin Back-To-Back Set in Ottawa

               After coming off one of their most notable wins of the season, the Blueshirts will begin a Canadian back-to-back set starting in Ottawa for the series finale (7:30 P.M. ET, MSG). Rangers Ranks Senators 9-8-2 Record 10-11-1 8th GF/PG 21st 28th GA/PG 20th 10th PP% 31th 28th  PK% 17th                The Rangers are coming off a 4-1 victory against the league-leading Washington Capitals. This was the first regulation road loss the Capitals suffered since October 10th. Braden Holtby’s stretch of eleven consecutive starts without a loss in regulation came…

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Rangers Host Capitals on Wednesday Night Rivalry

               The Blueshirts look to snap a two-game losing skid as they host the league-leading Washington Capitals on national television (8:00 P.M. ET, NBCSN). Rangers Ranks Capitals 8-8-2 Record 16-3-4 9th GF/PG 1st 30th GA/PG 17th 12th PP% 5th 28th  PK% 7th                The Rangers last game was a 4-3 defeat on Saturday night against the Florida Panthers. Artemi Panarin registered two points to extend his point streak to 12 games. Brian Leetch holds the all-time record for the longest point streak in Rangers history with 17.  The penalty kill…

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Rangers Seek Bounce Back Against Panthers

               After one of the most embarrassing losses in recent memory, the Blueshirts will look to bounce back against the Florida Panthers (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). Rangers Ranks Panthers 8-7-2 Record 9-5-5 9th GF/PG 6th 29th GA/PG 28th 12th PP% 5th 26th  PK% 14th                Thursday night, the Rangers entered Tampa Bay on a four-game point streak and were feeling good about themselves. After seven minutes of play in the first period, the Blueshirts found themselves down 4-0. The night wouldn’t get any easier as they allowed another five goals.…

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