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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Pregame Analysis

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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PostGame Analysis Rangers News

Rangers Out-Tank Islanders in Uneventful Late Season Battle

Thursday night’s metropolitan division matchup between the New York Rangers and New York Islanders was unlike most other recent meetings between the two rivals. The tilt lacked intensity and physicality, as both squads are playing for nothing more than pride and draft lottery odds. The Blueshirts and Isles sit beside one another in the standings, with both groups facing the possibility of finishing anywhere between 22nd and 25th in the NHL’s leaderboard. The Isles triumphed by a score of 2-1, but in reality, the Rangers were last night’s real winners.…

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PostGame Analysis Rangers News

Devils Dominate Blueshirts in Critical Metropolitan Division Matchup

On Tuesday night the Rangers had a chance to stunt the Devils’ playoff hopes. New Jersey had the opportunity to further secure their postseason aspirations by extending their lead over the Florida Panthers in the standings with a win over the Blueshirts, and was successful in that quest. New York, who had nothing to play for other than the possibility of spoiling their cross-river rival’s desires, failed to relish this occasion, and put forth one of their most disappointing efforts since the trade deadline. The adrenaline of being on the…

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Rangers Continue Winning Ways against Canes with Victory in Raleigh

The Rangers got back in the win column with a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night. With their triumph, the Blueshirts swept the four-game season series against the Canes, and improved to 25-4 over the last 29 contests between the two squads. Following a scoreless first 20 minutes, New York tallied twice in the middle period. Just over three minutes in, Ryan Sproul scored his second national hockey goal and first as a Ranger. The helpers came from Paul Carey and Vlad Namestnikov. Sproul gives the #NYR…

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