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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...

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 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...

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...

Derek Stepan Praised by Alain Vigneault
May 18th, 2015 at 8:09 PM
With the success centerman Derek Stepan has had on the ice it’s hard to believe that No. 21 for the New York Rangers is just 24 years old. ***PHOTO1*** Stepan’s entire NHL career has been with the Rangers since being drafted in 2008 (2nd round 51st overall). In 362 career NHL...

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...

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...

Henrik Lundqvist is the King of Game 7’s
May 14th, 2015 at 1:00 AM
Henrik Lundqvist has been known to always be a top performer, especially during elimination games, and he proved himself again tonight making 35 saves, as the New York Rangers eliminated the Washington Capitals with a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. Lundqvist only allowed 12 goals...

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...

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...