Pregame Analysis

Rangers Begin Four Game Road Trip in Chicago

The Rangers begin their four-game western conference road trip tonight, in an original six matchup vs the Chicago Blackhawks (8:30 p.m. ET, MSG). The Rangers enter the game with momentum coming off a five to two win against the Panthers. After a poor first period which saw the Panthers ahead by a power play goal from Vincent Trocheck, the Rangers came out flying in the second. Mika Zibanejad tied the game on a short-handed goal. The Rangers would follow up with two power play goals by Zuccarello and Zibanejad. In…

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PostGame Analysis Rangers News

Lundqvist Rewarded With Strong Defense, Scoring In Shutout Win

The previous two games for the New York Rangers featured brilliant goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist, but the rest of the team was unable to provide further help, dropping a pair after winning six in a row. Finally, Lundqvist got some help on Sunday night. The longtime Rangers goaltender faced only 20 shots thanks to a stout defensive effort, while diverse scoring led to a 3-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden. It’s the 63rd shutout of Lundqvist’s career, and second this season. This was the first meeting…

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