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Rangers Experience Deja Vu In Tampa Tonight

Those expecting a New York reunion with Ryan McDonagh and JT Miller won’t have to wait long. The New York Rangers visit the Eastern Conference’s top team on Thursday, facing some old friends on the Tampa Bay Lightning (7:30 PM, MSG). The Rangers (30-31-6) missed a chance to truly reenter the playoff chase in their last game, falling 3-0 to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night, stymied by the antics of Patrik Laine. The superstar sophomore now has 38 goals on the season, tying him for second in the league.…

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NYR Prospects

Brady Skjei could be the Rangers breakout star of 2018

Brady Skjei will be the young Ranger to watch throughout the 2018 season with expectations for the 23-year old Minnesota native being on the precipice of greatness after just one full season with the Blueshirts. After spending a season with the Hartford Wolfpack in 2015-2016 and quickly positioning himself on the top defensive line there,¬†Skjei shined in 2016-2017. He had the best rookie season for a Ranger’s draftee defenseman since Brian Leetch’s point-per game performance in the 1988-1989 season. In 2016-2017 the Rangers’ 2012 1st-round choice logged an impressive 39…

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