Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look to Snap Skid Against Capitals

               After suffering a tough defeat to the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Rangers will take on the Metropolitan Division leading Washington Capitals (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Rangers Ranks Capitals 35-27-4 Record 40-20-6 7th GF/PG 4th 20th  GA/PG 17th 5th PP% 17th 20th PK% 4th                Tuesday night, the Rangers suffered a third consecutive defeat after falling 3-1 to the St. Louis Blues. In a highly contested game, the Rangers took a first period lead on a power-play goal from Mika Zibanejad. However, Blues goalie Jordan Binnington would not surrender…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Host Defending Stanley Cup Champions

               After suffering two tough defeats to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Rangers look to bounce back as they host the St. Louis Blues (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Rangers Ranks Blues 35-26-4 Record 39-17-9 6th GF/PG 10th 19th  GA/PG 7th 6th PP% 4th 20th PK% 18th                On Sunday, the Rangers suffered another defeat to the Philadelphia Flyers by the score of 5-3. Henrik Lundqvist made his first start since early February. Lundqvist allowed five goals on 26 shots. All three of the Rangers goals came on the power-play including two…

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Rangers Battle Flyers in Friday Night Rematch

               After the Flyers took the first leg of the home-and-home series, the Rangers are seeking payback on Sunday afternoon in Madison Square Garden (12:00 P.M. ET, NBC).                On Friday night, the Rangers played their third game in four nights in Philadelphia and it did not go according to plan. The Flyers proved to everyone why they are the best home team in the league by defeating the Blueshirts 5-2 and ending the Rangers nine-game road winning streak. The Rangers got off to a quick start on a goal…

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Rangers Begin Home-And-Home with Flyers

               The Rangers and Flyers begin a crucial home-and-home series that will have implications in the race for the playoffs (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Rangers Ranks Flyers 35-24-4 Record 36-20-7 6th GF/PG 9th 15th  GA/PG 11th 6th PP% 14th 18th PK% 9th                Thursday night, the Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-2. The Rangers found themselves down 2-0 late in the second period, when Phillip Di Giuseppe got the Blueshirts on the board on a gorgeous feed from Adam Fox. In the third, the Rangers slowly took over and Mika…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Seek Ninth Straight on Road

               The Blueshirts begin a back-to-back set where they’ll take on the Montreal Canadiens in an original-six matchup (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). Rangers Ranks Canadiens 34-24-4 Record 29-27-9 6th GF/PG 17th 17th  GA/PG 16th 7th PP% 20th 19th PK% 20th                Tuesday night, the Rangers defeated the New York Islanders 4-3 in overtime. The Blueshirts had recently traded away Brady Skjei and they were without Pavel Buchnevich and Igor Shesterkin who each are recovering from a car accident. The Rangers got goals from Artemi Panarin, Greg McKegg, Brett Howden, and…

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