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New York Rangers Successful When Facing Elimination
May 26th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
Since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs the New York Rangers have faced elimination 17 times. Of those 17 games the Rangers have won 14 of them. Twice in the last two post seasons they have bounced back from 3-1 series deficits; against the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014 and the Washington...

New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist Thrives Under Pressure
May 26th, 2015 at 7:33 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. ***PHOTO1*** In the past 17 games when the Rangers have faced elimination, Lundqvist has won 14 of them, two with shutouts. In the...

How the New York Rangers Will Be Successful in Game 5
May 24th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
The New York Rangers have three things they need to stick with in order to have the same success they did in Game 4 for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final at Madison Square Garden tonight. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2. ***PHOTO1*** First, they must continue to shut down...

New York Rangers are Confident Going into Game 4
May 22nd, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Lightning leads the Eastern Conference Final 2-1 against the New York Rangers. "It's Game Four and obviously we're down by one (game) and just like we knew the importance of Games One, Two and Three, we know the importance of this game," said head coach Alain Vigneault. "We'll...

New York Rangers Confident They Will Respond Well Tonight
May 20th, 2015 at 6:55 PM
The New York Rangers held their morning skate at Amalie Arena Wednesday morning, in preparation for Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The series is tied 1-1 after the Lightning’s 6-2 victory over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden Monday night. Head coach Alain Vigneault...

New York Rangers Calm Even Under the Spotlight
May 18th, 2015 at 6:01 PM
After a 2-1 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, The New York Rangers have 15 consecutive one-goal game victories dating back to the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals, an NHL record. "It's good we've played well in these games," said Dominic Moore, who scored the Game 1 winning goal....

Rangers Vs. Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals
May 16th, 2015 at 5:50 AM
After a 2-1 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. With a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning also advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are...

Henrik Lundqvist is a Game 7 Hero
May 13th, 2015 at 2:59 PM
Henrik Lundqvist has been known to always be a top performer, especially during elimination games, and it’s no doubt he will do the same tonight when the New York Rangers face the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of Round 2 at Madison Square Garden. If the Rangers win tonight, Lundqvist, will...

New York Rangers Prepare for Game 7
May 12th, 2015 at 10:10 PM
Tuesday afternoon at the MSG Training Center, head coach Alain Vigneault and his coaching staff put the New York Rangers through their paces at practice, in preparation for their Game 7 Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden against the Washington Capitals. "We're just getting ready for a game," said Vigneault, just...

The Rangers and Capitals Confident About Game 7
May 11th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
Game 7 between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals is going to be nothing less than incredible, on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. “This series has been hard-fought,” Vigneault said on Monday, the day after the Rangers evened the series to force a Game 7. “Both teams have...

Martin St. Louis Mother Will Be with Him Today
May 10th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Last year on Mother’s Day the New York Rangers were headed to Game 6 in the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and just three days after his mother passed away, Martin St. Louis scored the game's first goal that day to help his team get a 3-1 victory at Madison...

New York Rangers Go into Game 5 with Confidence
May 8th, 2015 at 7:48 PM
The New York Rangers are no strangers from being down and finding their way back up, and that’s exactly the confidence the team will go into Game 5 with tonight at the Madison Square Garden. “It's important that our focus is just on tonight, first period and take it from...

New York Rangers Take It One Game at a Time
May 7th, 2015 at 8:43 PM
Since the start of the season the New York Rangers’ mind set has been to take it one game at a time, and they trail 3-1 to the Washington Capitals in the best-of-seven series, that hasn’t changed. “We can’t worry about winning the series [Friday night],” said Dominic Moore to reporters...

Round Two of the Playoffs Begins Tonight
April 30th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
It’s been a week since the New York Rangers were last in game action. Tonight they return to the ice at Madison Square Garden to take on the Washington Capitals in Round 2 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. "We earned that rest and it's helped some guys get back...

New York Rangers Continue to Prepare for Round Two
April 30th, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The New York Rangers continued to prepare for the Washington Capitals with a full-team practice Wednesday afternoon at the MSG Training Center. Everyone was accounted for except for Mats Zucarello. "That just makes me feel that we're that much closer to (Game One)," said Carl Hagelin after practice to blueshirtsunited.com. "It's...

New York Rangers Round Two Preview
April 29th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
The Washington Capitals eliminated the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 on Monday night, and will now face the New York Rangers in Round 2 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. This will be the fifth time in seven seasons, the Rangers will face the Capitals...

New York Rangers Prepare for the Washington Capitals
April 28th, 2015 at 7:08 PM
After eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, the New York Rangers had the weekend off and a optional practice on Monday. However, on Tuesday head coach Alain Vigneault put the team to work at MSG Training Center to prepare for round two in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Washington...

New York Rangers Will Face the Washington Capitals in Round Two
April 28th, 2015 at 3:39 PM
The Washington Capitals eliminated the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 on Monday night, and will now face the New York Rangers in Round 2 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. This will be the fourth time since 2009, the Rangers will face the Washington Capitals...

New York Rangers Vs. LA Kings Preview: the Lovable Underdog Blueshirts?
June 3rd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
  #491762759 / gettyimages.com The New York Rangers have been many things in their 88-year history: the villain, the big-city big-budget fat cats, the retirement home for past-their-prime vets, and of course, perhaps most frequently, the underachievers. Plucky underdog is not a role this franchise historically fills, but it's the one these...

Enter Dan Carcillo? Rugged Winger Could Be in for Pivotal Game 3 Between New York Rangers and Flyers
April 22nd, 2014 at 4:55 PM
If Dan Carcillo is indeed in the New York Rangers' lineup tonight in Philadelphia, you won't hear Metallica's "Enter Sandman" blare when he steps on the ice. But, you can bet the pugilistic Carcillo will be told to arrange a meeting between the Sandman and any Flyers who step out of...