Pregame Analysis

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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Rangers Seek Revenge in Battle of New York Rematch

The Battle of New York comes to Madison Square Garden for the first time this season as the Islanders visit Midtown Manhattan (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG2). The Blueshirts will look to make it seven-in-a-row on home ice after a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars. After finding themselves down by a power-play goal by Tyler Seguin, Jimmy Vesey found a terrific equalizer at the halfway point of the game. In the third, the hot stick of Filip Chytil found the net for the fourth straight game. Chytil’s goal would turn…

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Rangers Battle Dallas in Cross Conference Showdown

After a successful bounce back game against the Florida Panthers, The Rangers host the Dallas Stars where they hope to extend their home win streak to six in a row (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG). Saturday night, the Blueshirts defeated the Florida Panthers 4-2 in a back and forth contest. The Rangers found themselves down 2-1 and used three unanswered goals to defeat the Panthers. Early in the first, Filip Chytil became the only teenager in Rangers history to have a three-game goal streak. Brendan Smith, who was a healthy scratch…

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Rangers Look to Bounce Back in Columbus After Heartbreaking Loss

The Rangers will look to bounce back against the Blue Jackets after failing to close another game late in the third period (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG). After playing a solid 40 minute of hockey and earning a two-goal lead courtesy of Kevin Shattenkirk and Neal Pionk, the Red Wings would force overtime and win it seconds before the shootout. At the beginning of the third period, Brendan Smith turned the puck over behind his own net and Detroit cut the lead to one. Andreas Athanasiou would get around the defense…

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