PostGame Analysis

Rangers Win Second Consecutive Game Against Hawks

   The Rangers defeated the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 4-3 and are now on a two game winning streak. The Blueshirts started off slow, but stepped up their game and played well for the final 50 minutes. Chris Kreider recorded two points and Lundqvist earned his 445th career win to put him tied for 6th place on the list all-time winningest goalies.After the game, Henrik recognized his milestone by saying, “It’s an honor to be up there.”    Despite the Blackhawks recent first period struggles, Brandon Saad gave Chicago an early lead as he knocked in a rebound off a double deflection that hit the near side post.…

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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Host Blackhawks in Original Six Matchup

After a dominating performance against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Blueshirts welcome the Chicago Blackhawks to Madison Square Garden (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Head coach David Quinn let his team know Sunday night, that he was not happy with their performance against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Not only did the Rangers lose the game, but they lost the game while conceding seven goals. Tuesday night, Quinn got the response he was looking for. His Rangers were dominating the control of play and it showed on the scoreboard. They won the game…

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PostGame Analysis

Rangers Blow Past Carolina In 6-2 Rout

 “We’re going to keep working in any fashion that we can whether it be film, talking…we’re going to get after it.” Coach David Quinn’s words certainly resonated with his team on Pride night at Madison Square Garden, as the Rangers defeated the Hurricanes 6-2 in a game that was dominated by the Blueshirtsfrom the first drop of the puck until the final buzzer.   Hurricane’s coach Rod Brind’Amour became the latestCarolina head coach to lose at Madison Square Garden; as the Rangers’ notched their 16th consecutive win at home.  Hurricanes netminder Curtis McElhinney was chased early and often and only stopped 22…

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Pregame Analysis

Ryan Lindgren Debuts Against Carolina

The Carolina Hurricanes visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Rangers in a Metropolitan Division match up (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers offense came to life Sunday evening in Columbus scoring five goals. However, the Rangers would fall to their divisional foe 7-5. Alex Georgiev made a second consecutive start and he finished the game with 33 saves. Head coach David Quinn elected to give Georgiev both games of a back-to-back to give starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist a break. However, after the final horn, Quinn let…

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Pregame Analysis

Rick Nash Returns Prior to Rangers vs Blue Jackets

The Rangers travel to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets in a Metropolitan Division match up (6:00 P.M. ET, MSG). Saturday afternoon, the Blueshirts broke their Brooklyn curse winning for the first time in eight games at the Barclay’s Center. The Rangers got goals from Filip Chytil and Mats Zuccarello to defeat the Islanders 2-1. Alex Georgiev made 24 saves in a winning effort. “I still thought there were plenty of times we could have shot more pucks to create more chances for ourselves… I thought we did a…

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