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Eliminated Rangers Seek Road Victory in Washington

Officially eliminated from playoff contention with the New Jersey Devils’ victory over the Carolina Hurricanes last night, the New York Rangers are still worth watching, if only for their recent youth movement. It continues tonight on the road, as they complete a home-and-home series with the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena (8:00 PM, NBCSN). While the first half of the pair didn’t go well, as the Rangers (33-35-8) fell 4-2 to the Capitals on Monday at Madison Square Garden, hope for the future was on full display in the…

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Rangers’ Rally Falls Short After Embarrassing First Period

The Rangers began their home-and-home against the Washington Capitals with a 4-2 loss at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. The Capitals extended their winning streak to four games, and currently sit atop the Metropolitan Division with 97 points. Washington would score the first four goals of last night’s contest, and never look back. The Caps tallied three times in the game’s first 9 minutes, and once more in the final 5, in what arguably the Rangers’ most dreadful period of this season, as they lacked both focus and effort. Beating…

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Chytil-Mania! Filip Returns, Andersson Set to Make NHL Debut vs. Washington

Broadway is about to welcome in two new hopeful stars. Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil, first round selections in the 2017 NHL Draft, are set to make their NHL debuts tonight at Madison Square Garden, as their New York Rangers take on the Washington Capitals (7:30 PM, NBCSN). The Rangers (33-34-8) have been mostly pleased with the glimpses of their possible future, as they’ve played competitively since selling at the trade deadline. They posted a dominant effort on Saturday night, as they topped the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 at MSG. Mika…

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Rangers Trounce Sabres in Battle of Struggling Squads

The Rangers snapped their three-game losing skid on Saturday night, defeating the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-1 at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers have now swept the season series with the Sabres and have continued their success against their Winter Classic foe, as the Broadway Blueshirts have triumphed in 13 of the last 16 meetings between the two squads. Early on in this one, the Sabres dominated the play. Alexandar Georgiev was very busy, as he was peppered with 14 shots in only the first 9:30 of action.…

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Rangers Have a Chance To End Losing Streak Vs. Reeling Sabres

A battle for New York ensues on the Madison Square Garden ice tonight, albeit one featuring two squads that hope the war ends as soon as possible. The New York Rangers continue to play out the final games of their 2018 home schedule, as they welcome in the Buffalo Sabres tonight (7:00 PM, MSG). The Rangers (32-34-8) will look to end a three-game losing streak tonight. They’ve been competitive in each game, the margin of defeat being merely four in the past trio, but couldn’t stem the bleeding in a…

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