Pregame Analysis

Rangers Look To Avoid Three Game Skid On Vic Hadfield Night

The Blueshirts will retire the number eleven of Vic Hadfield as they look to bounce back against the Winnipeg Jets (6:00 P.M. ET, MSG). The Rangers are coming off back-to-back blowout losses against the Senators and Canadiens. The Blueshirts have now lost four of the last five and their offense has began struggle. Shea Weber and Artturi Lehkonen each got two goals just 25 minutes into the game putting the Rangers down 4-0. Jimmy Vesey and Ryan Strome would make it interesting going into the third but Tomas Tatar would…

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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 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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Rangers Look to Extend Win Streak to Five Without Zuccarello

The Rangers travel to Detroit in hopes to extend their win streak to five games without Mats Zuccarello (7:30 p.m. ET, MSG). Relentless. The Blueshirts used a three goal third period to defeat the Montreal Canadiens and extend their win streak to four. David Quinn’s team found themselves down by two in the second period and would score four unanswered goals in a comeback win. With under three to go in the third period, it appeared the game was destined for overtime. What started off as an innocent looking play,…

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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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