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Will Henrik Lundqvist Remain the King of Game 7′s?
May 29th, 2015 at 6:19 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. “I just try to go out and do my job," Lundqvist stated. He's 6-1 in Game 7, with an NHL-record six straight...

The New York Rangers Always Bring a Team Effort
May 29th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The President’s Trophy winning New York Rangers are a close-knit team with its core players having seen a lot and won a lot when the stakes have been high. Tonight is another crucial game as the winner of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final will head to the Stanley...

Both Rangers and Lightning Going into Game 7 with Confidence
May 29th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Both the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning held an optional morning skate Friday before tonight's crucial Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are 4-0 in elimination games this postseason and the Lightning 2-0, but it doesn’t compare to the possible elimination they face tonight, where the...

New York Rangers Force a Game 7
May 27th, 2015 at 2:41 AM
The New York Rangers’ confidence and experience helped them rise when facing elimination for the 15th time in 18 games since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers got a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena on Tuesday....

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...

New York Rangers Get Shutout 2-0 in Game 5
May 25th, 2015 at 2:15 AM
The New York Rangers were shutout 2-0 by the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden Sunday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Lightning’s Ben Bishop made 26 saves to help the team to a 3-2 series lead over the Rangers. One more win and the Lightning can advance to the Stanley...

Glen Sather is a General Manager of the Year Award Finalist
May 23rd, 2015 at 1:15 AM
Glen Sather of the New York Rangers, Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks are the three finalists for the 2014-15 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Per the NHL, voting for this award was conducted among the 30 club general managers and...

New York Rangers Get Even with the Tampa Bay Lightning
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:32 AM
The New York Rangers top players gave their all Friday night at Amalie Arena and it paid off. The Rangers had a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. The best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2. It was the Rangers first win by...

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...

Alain Vigneault Says Henrik Lundqvist is “Our Guy”
May 21st, 2015 at 8:25 PM
After the New York Rangers lost two games back-to-back giving up 12 goals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was questioned whether goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would start in net on Friday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena. Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault laughed and quick...

Mats Zuccarello not Yet Ready to Practice with His Teammates
May 21st, 2015 at 7:55 PM
The New York Rangers took the day off in Tampa on Thursday following Wednesday nights 6-5 overtime loss in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Lightning. Injured forward Mats Zuccarello however did skate with the other extras and backup goalie Cam Talbot at Amalie Arena in the afternoon. Head...

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 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 Need to Find Their Offensive Spark
May 20th, 2015 at 3:52 PM
The New York Rangers have 28 goals in 14 playoff games, and the Tampa Bay Lightning have 41 goals in 15 games. The Rangers need to score more goals, take advantage of key opportunities, and stay out of the penalty box in order to win against the Lightning. "It wasn't...

New York Rangers Take a Day Off on Tuesday
May 20th, 2015 at 3:09 PM
The New York Rangers traveled to Tampa on Tuesday where they will play the next two games in the Eastern Conference Final that’s tied 1-1. The team did not practice on Tuesday after falling 6-2 on Monday night to the Tampa Bay Lightning, however some players and head coach Alain Vigneault...

Martin St. Louis Talks About His Return to Tampa
May 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Martin St. Louis lived in Tampa for almost 15 years, playing in 972 games with the Lightning, winning the Stanley Cup and Hart Trophy in 2004, and the Art Ross Trophy twice. At the trade deadline in 2014, the New York Rangers acquired six-time All-Star St. Louis from the Tampa Bay...

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 Win Game 1 in the Eastern Conference Final
May 17th, 2015 at 1:07 PM
With 2:25 left in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final Saturday afternoon, the New York Rangers’ Dominic Moore scored to break the 1-1 tie and help his team earn a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden. "I thought considering the fact that we had just...

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...