Pregame Analysis

Rangers Begin Dad Trip in Florida

The Rangers travel to Florida after a five day break as they look to end three game skid (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). Vic Hadfield night was going as everyone could have hoped. The Blueshirts had a 3-0 lead entering the third period. However, the Winnipeg Jets finally open the flood gates and tied the game late. After a scoreless overtime period, largely to the part of Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers fell in the shootout. Jesper Fast and Marc Staal each score their second goal of the season, while Chris Kreider…

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Rangers Look To Avoid Three Game Skid On Vic Hadfield Night

The Blueshirts will retire the number eleven of Vic Hadfield as they look to bounce back against the Winnipeg Jets (6:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off back-to-back blowout losses against the Senators and Canadiens. The Blueshirts have now lost four of the last five and their offense has began struggle. Shea Weber and Artturi Lehkonen each got two goals just 25 minutes into the game putting the Rangers down 4-0. Jimmy Vesey and Ryan Strome would make it interesting going into the third but Tomas Tatar would…

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Rangers Travel To Montreal For An Original Six Matchup

The Rangers visit Montreal for the only time this season in an original six showdown (7:00 P.M. ET, MSG2). The Blueshirts are coming off being shutout by the only team to allow 100 goals thus far. The Rangers were missing a few bodies up front including Mats Zuccarello, Vladislav Namestnikov, Pavel Buchnevich and even Cody McLeod and it showed. The offense generated very few scoring chances and they never really got going. They’ll have to put in a better effort as they won’t get any forwards returning for tonight’s game.…

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Rangers Travel To Ottawa In Monday Night Rematch

After defeating the Ottawa Senators Monday night in Madison Square Garden, the Rangers travel to Ottawa in hopes of sweeping the home-and-home (7:30 P.M. ET, MSG). The Blueshirts defeated the Senators 4-2 on Hockey Fights Cancer Night. Marc Staal and Lias Andersson each scored their first goal of the season. Chris Kreider scored the game winning goal from a Filip Chytil pass on an odd man rush. Mika Zibanejad tacked on the empty netter and continuing his goal streak against the Senators. Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves and received the…

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Rangers Look To End Two Game Skid On Hockey Fights Cancer Night

After losing back-to-back games against the Flyers and Capitals, the Rangers will look to snap their two game skid against the Senators (7:00 P.M. E.T, MSG). Things were looking good for the Rangers midway through the second period. They had a two-goal lead courtesy of Jimmy Vesey and Brady Skjei. Just 31 seconds after Skjei doubled the lead, Nic Dowd scored for the Capitals and stole all the momentum the Blueshirts had. Things only got worse as, Jakub Vrana and Alex Ovechkin each got late goals in the second period…

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