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 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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Lias Andersson Makes Season Debut Against Montreal

The Rangers seek to extend their longest win streak of the season against the surprising Montreal Canadiens (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG). Sunday night, the Blueshirts used a 19 second stretch to top the Buffalo Sabres on their return to Madison Square Garden. After a very defensive first period, the Rangers came out and scored two quick goals in the first minute of the period. Neal Pionk got his first goal of the season and just seconds later, Jimmy Vesey received a nice backhand pass from Brett Howden and beat Carter…

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Rangers Must Solve Hutton to Extend Win Streak to Three

The Rangers are coming off their first two game win streak of the season and will have to solve Carter Hutton to extend it to three (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG+). Déjà vu. That was the experience the Rangers had on Thursday in Anaheim. The Blueshirts held a one goal lead with under a minute to go courtesy of Kevin Hayes and Brett Howden when lightning struck…again. Rickard Rakell tied the game at two with under 30 seconds remaining. The previous game, the Rangers allowed a game tying goal with one…

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Rangers Travel to the Pacific to take on the Struggling LA Kings

This afternoon, the Rangers travel to Los Angeles in a Stanley Cup rematch which has haunted Ranger fans for many years (3:30 p.m. ET, MSG). The Blueshirts enter the game coming off one of their most disappointing losses of the season against Chicago. The Blackhawks entered the game allowing over 3.5 goals a game and the Rangers offense couldn’t sustain any offensive zone pressure during the game. Jonathan Toews got the Blackhawks on the board early in the first after a Brady Skjei and Adam McQuaid collision. The Rangers would…

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