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Rangers’ Derek Stepan Elects Salary Arbitration
July 8th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The 25-year-old New York York Rangers Group II free agent center Derek Stepan has elected to file for salary arbitration. This likely means he will get a two-year deal in the range of $6.2 million to $6.5 million per year taking him to unrestricted free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Stepan, has 89 goals and...

New York Rangers Know They Have the Team It Takes to Win
June 5th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Rangers know they have what it takes to come back next season and play for a chance at the Stanley Cup once again. “We’ve got a lot of good hockey players in this room who have had a lot of success winning games,” said Marc Staal on...

Five Reasons Why the Rangers Couldn’t Advance
June 4th, 2015 at 7:38 PM
The New York Rangers successful and promising season, fell short of one ultimate goal. Falling 2-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 the Presidents’ Trophy winning Rangers were eliminated from the Eastern Conference Final and didn’t advance to the Stanley Cup Final. The Rangers trailed their best-of-7 second-round series against...

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...

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 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...

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 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....

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...

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...

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...

New York Rangers Win Forcing a Game 6
May 8th, 2015 at 11:47 PM
The New York Rangers are no strangers to being down and finding their way back up. Their will to keep their season alive and continue in the race to the Stanley Cup was pushed to the test, and they came out with flying colors. Madison Square Garden erupted with cheers on...

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...

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 Fall 4-3 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2
April 19th, 2015 at 4:12 PM
The New York Rangers fell 4-3 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series, Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden. The Penguins killed six of seven Ranger power plays and scored twice on the power play. The Rangers essentially lost their special team’s battle, the game,...

The New York Rangers Round 1 Preview
April 17th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
The Presidents’ Trophy winning New York Rangers came into this season with a chip on their shoulder from last year’s loss to the Los Angeles Kings during the Stanley Cup Final. The team came into this season ready to make amends for what happened in Los Angeles. In the first round of...

Derick Brassard Says He’s in, Derek Stepan “Unlikely” for Game 4
May 24th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
      #490366225 / gettyimages.com Lose one Derek, get another Derick back. That appears to be the case for the New York Rangers headed into tomorrows' game 4 against the Montreal Canadians. Derick Brassard practiced today and said he's good to go after missing the past two games with an apparent shoulder injury. Derek...

Toppled by Tokarski: Rookie Tender Comes up Big as New York Rangers Fall to Habs in OT
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:40 AM
      #493227389 / gettyimages.com "Dustin who?" Would've been the answer you received had you asked even the most well-informed hockey fans who Dustin Tokarski was seven days ago. A week later, and the rookie netminder still may not be a household name, but you can bet they'll be singing his name from the rafters...