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New York Rangers Get Shutout by Ottawa Senators
January 25th, 2016 at 1:34 PM
The New York Rangers were shutout 3-0 by the Ottawa Senators Sunday afternoon at the Canadian Tire Centre. The Rangers were coming off two straight wins and the loss prevented them from securing their first three-game winning streak since they won nine in a row from October 25-November 15. "We weren't...

J.T. Miller Continues to Succeed as a Young Player in the League
January 21st, 2016 at 2:29 PM
Since he arrived in New York, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault has stressed that J.T. Miller is a young player going through the process. The process the 22-year old is going through, is paying off. Miller scored the overtime, game winning goal against the Vancouver Canucks at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. The...

New York Rangers Fall 3-1 in Brooklyn to the Islanders
January 15th, 2016 at 1:56 AM
The New York Rangers fell 3-1 to the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Thursday. The Rangers were leading 1-0 heading into the third period off a goal from Marc Staal at 19:14 in the second period. In the third period the Islanders took control, scoring an even strength, power play...

Derek Stepan Returns, New York Rangers Lose
December 19th, 2015 at 4:17 AM
Derek Stepan returned to the lineup Friday, but it wasn’t enough for the New York Rangers, who fell 5-2, to the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre. J.T. Miller and Dan Boyle each scored for the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves in the teams loss. "At the end of the day,...

Derek Stepan and Kevin Klein Close to Returning
December 16th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan and defenseman Kevin Klein could return to the lineup as early as Friday when the team travels to Winnipeg to face the Jets. Both players took part in the team’s full practice Wednesday before the team boarded a flight to Minnesota for Thursday’s game...

Dan Girardi Out with Swelling Knee
December 14th, 2015 at 2:27 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi has swelling in his knee and won't play Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers, head coach Alain Vigneault said Monday. Girardi, 31, is said to be day-to-day. The Rangers have been playing with six defensemen since Kevin Klein was injured and no decision has been made...

Kevin Klein Out for 2-3 Weeks
December 1st, 2015 at 5:07 PM
Four days ago the New York Rangers lost alternate captain Derek Stepan for the next 4-6 weeks due to a pair of broken ribs. On Tuesday a MRI revealed that defenseman Kevin Klein suffered a strained oblique and would miss 2-3 weeks of play. Klein originally left the ice in...

New York Rangers Derek Stepan Injury Update
November 30th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
New York Rangers center Derek Stepan met with the doctors over the weekend and on Monday head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Stepan would miss the next 4-6 weeks of action. Stepan broke two ribs during Friday's loss in Boston against the Bruins, and the Rangers previously stated that he...

Rangers Derek Stepan Sustains Broken Ribs
November 28th, 2015 at 3:04 AM
New York Rangers center Derek Stepan sustained broken ribs during the second period of the teams 4-3 loss to the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Friday afternoon and will be out indefinitely, according to head coach Alain Vigneault. "We lost a really good player and a key player for us,...

New York Rangers Shutout Nashville Predators
November 23rd, 2015 at 10:06 PM
The New York Rangers shutout the Nashville Predators 3-0 Monday night at Madison Square Garden. The chants of “HEN-RIK!” “HEN-RIK!” were never ending at MSG. Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist put on an outstanding performance stopping 31 shots and recording his second shutout of the season and 57th of his career. The Rangers blocked...

New York Rangers Put the Past Behind Them
November 19th, 2015 at 3:33 AM
The New York Rangers fell in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final last spring to the Tampa Bay Lightning, but didn’t let that affect them when this season started. The Rangers are 14-2-2 with 30 points and will face the Lightning for the first time this season, Thursday night...

New York Rangers Extend Their Winning Streak to Nine
November 16th, 2015 at 1:18 AM
The New York Rangers won their ninth consecutive game when Mats Zuccarello scored with 53.8 seconds to play in regulation breaking a 3-3 tie against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers have now won a season-high nine consecutive games, and they have earned at...

New York Rangers Extend Winning Streak to Eight
November 14th, 2015 at 11:52 PM
The New York Rangers played hard to extend their winning streak to a season-high eight straight games Saturday afternoon in Ottawa, beating the Senators 2-1 in the shootout. The win was the Rangers first in three overtime games this season. Dan Boyle’s goal in the shootout won it for the Rangers,...

New York Rangers Credit Depth for Their Success
November 14th, 2015 at 6:41 AM
The New York Rangers made history with 12 wins in their first 16 games with their 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Depth has been the team’s biggest factor in their success, having five players with at least 10 points on the season....

New York Rangers Extend Winning Streak to Seven
November 13th, 2015 at 1:14 AM
The New York Rangers and the St. Louis Blues entered Thursday's contest at Madison Square Garden as two of the top teams in the league, and two of the best defensive teams in the league. Combined, they scored nine goals and played quite a exhilarating game, as the Ranger won...

New York Rangers Get a 2-1 Victory Over the Colorado Avalanche
November 7th, 2015 at 1:05 AM
Friday night at the Pepsi Center the New York Rangers had their season-high fourth consecutive win, 2-1 over the Colorado Avalanche. The Rangers will look to extend that streak to five when they visit the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. Henrik Lundqvist was phenomenal between the pipes and finished with 29...

New York Rangers Look to Stay No. 1
November 3rd, 2015 at 2:52 AM
The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will enter play tied for first place in the Metropolitan Division on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. It will be the first time the two division rivals will meet since the Rangers had a thrilling comeback from a 3-1 series deficit in the...

New York Rangers October 29 Practice Report
October 29th, 2015 at 6:21 PM
After suffering a head injury Saturday on a hit delivered by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas, New York Rangers forward Viktor Stalberg returned to practice with his teammates Thursday at the MSG Training Center. “I never saw him coming, but it is what it is,” said Stalberg about the hit...

New York Rangers Fall 3-2 in a Shooutout to the Flyers
October 25th, 2015 at 12:16 AM
The New York Rangers' first challenge in team history didn’t go their way, and turned out to be a game-changing decision as the team fell 3-2 to the Flyers in a shootout in Philadelphia Saturday night. After a goal from J.T. Miller in the first period and a power play...

Derek Stepan to Be a Game-Time Decision
October 22nd, 2015 at 4:38 PM
New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan missed practice on Wednesday, spending the day at the dentist's office instead. Stepan had a wisdom tooth extracted on Wednesday, and also had screws removed from his jaw which was broken during the 2014 Eastern Conference Final against the Montreal Canadiens. This is why Stepan is...