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Rangers Seek To Continue Shocking Playoff Push vs. Winnipeg

If the New York Rangers are truly about to embark on an unfathomable playoff push, they’ll have to first get through a brutal week that features meetings with one of the Western Conference’s top squads, as well as two red hot Floridian teams. The lone home game in that stretch comes tonight at Madison Square Garden, as the Rangers square off against the Winnipeg Jets (7:00 PM, MSG). The Rangers (30-30-6) are now back in the Eastern Conference wild card hunt, five points behind Metropolitan rival Columbus entering tonight’s games.…

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Rangers Emerge From Canada Undefeated With Georgiev’s First W

Depending on what the Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackers do on Sunday night, the New York Rangers could very well be in striking distance of a playoff spot. New York is now only three points out of the last Eastern Conference playoff spot, as they completed a perfect Western Canada tour with a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night in Alberta. With their third consecutive win, the Rangers (30-3o-6) have achieved such a winning streak for the first time since mid-December. Despite Henrik Lundqvist getting the…

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Rangers Seek Perfect Canada Visit in Edmonton

Despite selling off a good number of their proven, talented veterans, the New York Rangers could very well end the weekend just three points away from a playoff spot. They can reach that three-point barrier with a win tonight, going up against the Edmonton Oilers to conclude a three-game Western Canada tour (10:30 PM, MSG). The Rangers (29-30-6) have won back-to-back games for the first time since February 9-11, and will go for three straight wins for the first time since mid-December. They’re coming off a 3-1 victory over the…

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A Birthday Fit For A King, As Rangers Escape Calgary

Henrik Lundqvist couldn’t get much defense for his 36th birthday. He did, however, earn a piece of NHL history. For the second consecutive game, Lundqvist made at least 50 saves and emerged with a victory, as the Rangers took a 3-1 decision from the Calgary Flames on Friday night, improving to 2-0-0 on a three-game Western Canada tour. Lundqvist is the first goalie in NHL history to post 50 saves in back-to-back games and emerge victorious in each. Despite the seemingly lopsided shot total, Calgary winning that battle by a…

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New-Look Rangers Look to Douse Flames

Forced out of their home by postseason college basketball, the New York Rangers are trying to make ends meet in a five-for-six road stretch. They’ll continue a Western Canada tour tonight as they face the Calgary Flames tonight at Scotiabank Saddledome (9:00 PM, MSG2). The Rangers (28-30-6) ended a seven-game winless streak in the first leg of the trip, earning a 6-5 win over the Vancouver Canucks in overtime on Wednesday. Henrik Lundqvist, who turns 36 tonight, kept the Rangers afloat with a whopping 50 saves, while Kevin Hayes tallied…

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