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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...

Ryan McDonagh is “Day-to-Day;” Alain Vigneault Calls Out J.T. Miller
April 3rd, 2014 at 6:35 PM
Want the good news or the somewhat scandalous news first? We'll start with the good: New York Rangers' coach Alain Vigneault sounded optimistic about the injured left shoulder of defenseman Ryan McDonagh, deeming the stalwart "day-to-day," and adding "I don't think it's going to be very long."  McDonagh, who was injured Tuesday in...

Payback’s a B–Well, You Know the Rest: Brassard, Nash, Key New York Rangers in Important Triumph Over Columbus
March 22nd, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Make no mistake, this was a playoff game. The New York Rangers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 Friday night, in a game with major playoff implications for both clubs. Derick Brassard notched the game winner against his former team midway through the third, and Henrik Lundqvist held the fort late,...

New York Rangers Hit Snooze Button, Fall to Carolina 3-1
March 11th, 2014 at 11:33 PM
The good news? It's only one game. The bad news? Everything else. Flat from the start, the New York Rangers dropped a should-win against the Carolina Hurricanes, a team all but eliminated from the playoff hunt, 3-1. Kevin Klein provided the lone highlight of the game for the Blueshirts, notching his...

New York Rangers’ Player Grades, Part 4
February 21st, 2014 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1***Feeling down? In need of a distraction after Team USA's loss? Let's turn our attention back to the NHL, and take a look at how three of the New York Rangers' top-six defenseman--Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, and Anton Stralman--have performed so far. Ryan McDonagh Already one of the best defenders in the...

Anton Stralman, the New York Rangers Forgotten Man on D, Paying Dividends
January 25th, 2014 at 1:53 PM
***PHOTO1***If you polled 50 hockey fans, asking them to name the New York Rangers top-6 defenseman, you can take it to the bank that the name that would be omitted most frequently is that of Anton Stralman. The 27-year old Swede is neither big--just 5'11--nor offensively inclined--only 4 points this year--allowing...

Sayonara DZ: Rangers Ship Michael Del Zotto to Preds for Defenseman Kevin Klein; is There More to Come?
January 22nd, 2014 at 3:28 PM
***PHOTO1***Bringing to fruition a move that's seemed inevitable for a long time now, the New York Rangers have shipped underachieving defenseman Michael Del Zotto to the Nashville Predators for fellow D-man Kevin Klein. The 29-year old Klein--a right handed shot--has a goal and two assists this season for Nashville, to go...

New York Rangers’ Marc Staal Back in, Anton Stralman Close
December 30th, 2013 at 9:11 PM
***PHOTO1***Marc Staal, who has missed the last ten games with a concussion, will be back in the lineup for the New York Rangers tomorrow night in Florida. Staal last played 12/7 against the New Jersey Devils, when he was injured after taking a Reid Boucher shoulder to the jaw. With Staal back...

The New York Rangers’ Don’t Bring “A” Game, Hold on to Beat Tampa 4-3
December 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***It's about time the New York Rangers won a game like this. On a night when they didn't play their best, when they were outshot by a sizeable margin, and when they were at less than full strength, the Rangers survived and beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3. For once, the Rangers...

New York Rangers Shut Out by Pittsburgh Penguins for 2nd Time This Season
March 16th, 2013 at 5:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers went into battle with the Pittsburgh Penguins for a matinee against their division rivals and walked it with their second 3-0 loss to the Penguins in three games this season. The Penguins (21-7-0, 42 points) extend their lead in the Atlantic Division as well as their dominance...

New York Rangers Lose 4th Straight; 4-3 to the Winnipeg Jets
February 26th, 2013 at 10:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Olli Jokinen continued to haunt Ranger fans as the ex-Ranger scored two goals for the Winnipeg Jets in the second period to help his team win 4-3, Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers (8-8-2, 18 points) didn't seem to play with urgency until they were down on the scoreboard,...

Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi Both Hurt in New York Rangers 3-0 Loss to Montreal Canadiens
February 24th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
***VIDEO1*** Michael Sauer is already out for an extended period of time as he's still feeling symptoms of a concussion. Michael Del Zotto missed last night's game with an undisclosed injury. Prior to the game, Marc Staal apparently had the flu, but played through it anyway. Luckily, the New York Rangers...

New York Rangers Lose to Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Uneventful Game
February 19th, 2013 at 10:07 PM
***VIDEO1*** (sorry for the French) So this is what the New York Rangers look without Rick Nash in the lineup. The team failed to create many scoring opportunities and fell 3-1 to the Montreal Canadiens. This marks the first time in five times they were unable to record a point. The loss brings...

New York Rangers: Secondary Scoring Key for Team’s Success
February 13th, 2013 at 12:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coming into the shortened season, New York Ranger fans were excited about what the team's super line of Marian Gaborik, Brad Richards and Rick Nash would do. They didn't disappoint combining for 19 points through the first few games, but went stone cold after causing the team to slide. Rangers head...

New York Rangers Escape Boston Bruins Comeback and Win in Shootout
February 12th, 2013 at 10:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers built a 3-0 lead throughout the game at the TD Garden vs. the Boston Bruins, but were unable to hang onto it and the game went to a shootout. Captain Ryan Callahan scored the game winner, putting a wrist shot past Tuukka Rask to seal a...

Matt Gilroy: New York Rangers Playing Him at Forward is Best Way to Use the Defenseman
February 4th, 2013 at 12:13 PM
***VIDEO1*** Despite the recent win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, the lack of secondary scoring will continue to be an issue for the New York Rangers. Aside from the first line, the puck has rarely hit the back of the net for the Rangers. On Saturday, both Carl Hagelin and Derek Stepan...

New York Rangers Shut Out by Pittsburgh Penguins
January 31st, 2013 at 10:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The pucks didn't bounce in the way of the New York Rangers and the Blueshirts were defeated 3-0 Thursday night by the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden. Pittsburgh improves to 4-3-0 while the Rangers drop to 3-4-0. It was New York's first game without captain Ryan Callahan, after the winger suffered...

New York Rangers Re-Sign Steve Eminger
September 11th, 2012 at 10:43 AM
***VIDEO1*** With five days left before an eventual lockout, the New York Rangers are finishing some last minute shopping. Although the deal for Michael Del Zotto still isn't complete, the Rangers went ahead and took care of substitute defenseman Steve Eminger. Eminger signed a one-year $750,000 deal to return to the Big...

New York Rangers: A Lot to Catch up On
September 7th, 2012 at 1:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers acquired Rick Nash in a multi-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Believe it or not, that's the last story published about the Rangers that appeared on NYRangers 101. For those of you who went ahead and clicked on the link (which you should), you notice that...

New York Ranger Stars Fail to Execute, Series Tied 2-2
April 19th, 2012 at 8:20 PM
  The New York Rangers suffered another heartbreak last night, losing to the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in overtime. The loss brought the series to an even 2-2, a scenario the Blueshirts and their fans did not want to face. Last night’s result guarantees that the Senators will see home ice again...