Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look for Series Sweep in the Shark Tank

The Rangers look to snap a two-game skid against the Pacific Division leading San Jose Sharks (10:30 p.m. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off a disappointing four to three loss against the Los Angeles Kings. The Rangers found themselves with a two-goal lead half way through the second period. Vladislav Namestnikov got the Rangers off and running following a lengthy review for his first goal of the season. Tony DeAngelo, who played for the injured Adam McQuaid, banked a puck in off Jack Campbell from behind the goal line.…

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Pregame Analysis

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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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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Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look to End Two Game Skid Before Western Conference Road Trip

As the Rangers get ready to begin a four-game western conference road trip, they play host to the Florida Panthers at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off one of their most frustrating losses of the young season against the Calgary Flames. They fired 45 shots at backup goalie David Rittich, but only saw one beat the Czech goalie. The Rangers found themselves down after a stunning Johnny Gaudreau spin-o-rama goal, late in the first period. Their night wouldn’t get better as they continued to…

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Rangers News

New York Rangers: Free Agency Preview

Overall, the 2018 NHL Draft was a success for the New York Rangers (I’ll have my article fully reviewing the draft coming out soon!). At the same time, one thing became abundantly clear this past weekend: The New York Rangers are rebuilding. They are not going to try another “re-tool on the fly”, they aren’t going to try and find any shortcuts, and they’re not going to rush it. They are going to rebuild, and they’re gonna do it right. With the draft in the books, the Rangers must quickly…

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