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New York Rangers Lose 6-5 in Overtime of Game 3
May 21st, 2015 at 2:39 AM
With the Eastern Conference Final tied 1-1, Game 3 was going to be hard fought at Amalie Arena Wednesday night. After three periods the game was tied 5-5 and headed to overtime where the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov scored to give his team a 2-1 series lead over the New...

New York Rangers Have Their First Blowout Loss in 15 Games
May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson recorded the first playoff hat trick in franchise history Monday night at Madison Square Garden, helping his team get a 6-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final. The best of seven series is now tied 1-1. The...

New York Rangers Eliminate the Washington Capitals
May 14th, 2015 at 2:27 AM
Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden one teams dream came true and another's slipped away, as the New York Rangers won 2-1 in overtime, eliminating the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of Round 2 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers will now face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the...

New York Rangers Force a Game 7
May 11th, 2015 at 5:13 AM
The New York Rangers had a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals Sunday night, evening the best-of-seven series 3-3 to force a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden Wednesday. "We wanted a chance," head coach Alain Vigneault said. "And we gave ourselves a chance." For the second straight year, the Rangers came...

New York Rangers Win Forcing a Game 6
May 8th, 2015 at 11:47 PM
The New York Rangers are no strangers to being down and finding their way back up. Their will to keep their season alive and continue in the race to the Stanley Cup was pushed to the test, and they came out with flying colors. Madison Square Garden erupted with cheers on...

Washington Capitals Take a 3-1 Series Lead Over the New York Rangers
May 7th, 2015 at 1:26 AM
The New York Rangers fell 2-1 to the Washington Capitals during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Verizon Center on Wednesday night. The Capitals now have a 3-1 series lead as the series shifts back to New York, where the President’s Trophy winning team faces a possible...

New York Rangers Fall 1-0 to the Washington Capitals
May 5th, 2015 at 1:37 AM
Game 3 of Round 2 shifted to Verizon Center, as the New York Rangers fell 1-0 to the Washington Capitals on Monday night. With the win, the Capitals take a 2-1 series lead. Braden Holtby recorded his second career playoff shutout making 30 saves against the Rangers. Monday marked the 100th playoff...

New York Rangers Even the Series Against the Washington Capitals
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:30 PM
The New York Rangers had a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, tying the series 1-1. "(Losing Game One) really bothered me," said Henrik Lundqvist who made 30 saves Saturday. "So we tried to use that energy in a good way going into this game...

New York Rangers Eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins
April 25th, 2015 at 3:18 AM
The New York Rangers advanced to the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 overtime victory, Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers were up 3-1 in the series and needed this win in Game 5 to shut down the Penguins...

It Might not Have to Last a Lifetime: New York Rangers Punch Their Ticket to First Finals Since ’94
May 30th, 2014 at 1:02 AM
            #494519665 / gettyimages.com For the first time since 1994, the New York Rangers are headed to the Stanley Cup Finals, and this time, they didn't even need two overtimes to get there. The Rangers dominated the apparently exhausted Canadians in the 6th and final game of the Eastern Conference Finals, a contest...

Toppled by Tokarski: Rookie Tender Comes up Big as New York Rangers Fall to Habs in OT
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:40 AM
      #493227389 / gettyimages.com "Dustin who?" Would've been the answer you received had you asked even the most well-informed hockey fans who Dustin Tokarski was seven days ago. A week later, and the rookie netminder still may not be a household name, but you can bet they'll be singing his name from the rafters...

Where Did That Come from? New York Rangers Pummel Montreal 7-2, Seize 1-0 Series Lead
May 17th, 2014 at 5:48 PM
      #491762759 / gettyimages.com Poll any national panel of experts heading into this series, and they would've agreed uniformly on one thing: it would be low scoring. Apparently no one told the Rangers. The Blueshirts thrashed the stunned Canadian's by a final count of 7-2 in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals,...

Resilient New York Rangers Defy the Odds, March on to the Conference Finals
May 14th, 2014 at 11:39 AM
      #490241185 / gettyimages.com What if I told you Dan Carcillo would have more goals than Rick Nash, the team would have to play a ridiculous 9 games in 15 nights, overcome a three-game losing streak against a club with two of the top five players in the world, and that a star...

New York Rangers Ride Tidal Wave of Emotion to Force a Deciding Game 7
May 12th, 2014 at 12:09 AM
      #489626333 / gettyimages.com With Martin St. Louis' family in attendance just days after his mother's passing -- and on Mothers Day, no less -- the Rangers forced a deciding game 7 with a 3-1 triumph over the Penguins inside a loud and emotional Madison Square Garden. From the opening faceoff, chants...

With Their Backs Against the Wall, the New York Rangers Finally Appear Inspired in Game 5 Victory
May 10th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
          #489031675 / gettyimages.com Facing elimination, and after three straight games of -- ahem -- highly unenthused hockey, the New York Rangers flipped the switch to "on" in dispatching the Penguins 5-1, trimming Pittsburgh's series lead to three games to two. Chris Kreider and Derick Brassard scored in a first period that mimicked the opening...

New York Rangers May Have Planted a Seed of Doubt in the Collective Mind’s of the Penguins with Game 1 Triumph
May 4th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
        #487875905 / gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins are the Mike Tyson of the NHL -- they're full of big names, are always a topic of national discussion, and haven't actually won anything significant in a long time. Like Mr. Tyson, the Penguins don't deal well with adversity, and similar to Iron Mike,...

With the Season on the Line, the New York Rangers Assert Their Superiority in Game 7
May 1st, 2014 at 12:27 AM
Game 7's are rarely easy, and this one was no exception. Despite the fact that the New York Rangers were clearly the superior team throughout, the series -- as it always seems to with these Rangers -- came down to a frantic final few minutes that saw the Blueshirts hold...

New York Rangers, Brad Richards, Trounce Flyers 4-1 to Take Early Series Lead
April 18th, 2014 at 3:16 AM
If you could script exactly how the New York Rangers' first playoff game of the Alain Vigneault era would look, it wouldn't have been much different than that. The Blueshirts were simply the better team in every aspect of the game -- especially in a third period that saw the...

Finally! Martin St. Louis Gets One as the New York Rangers Cut Down the Canucks 3-1
April 2nd, 2014 at 4:04 AM
When Martin St. Louis was acquired in the March 5th blockbuster that sent Ryan Callahan to Tampa, no one in their wildest dreams -- especially the winger himself -- could've possibly foretold it would that the Rangers' newest offensive weapon 15 games to find the back of the net for...

New York Rangers Spank the Franchise Formerly Known as the Edmonton Oilers 5-0
March 31st, 2014 at 3:09 AM
Do you really still get two points for beating Edmonton these days? The New York Rangers flattened the once-proud Oilers by a count of 5-0, in a game that could best be described as "no contest." Rick Nash had two goals, and several bids at what could've been his first hat...