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New York Rangers Tie Series 2-2 Against Montreal Canadiens
April 19th, 2017 at 6:14 AM
Rick Nash broke a tie early in the second period, and Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves to help the New York Rangers defeat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. "We needed our best effort tonight and we got...

Rangers can thank star player for ending their MSG slump
April 19th, 2017 at 3:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** No longer is this opening-round series about the dread and angst of the Rangers in the playoffs at the Garden. For that narrative รข?? which obscured the good things the Blueshirts had done to earn an opening split in Montreal, and had taken on a life of its own after...

Mika Zibanejad finally shows why the Rangers traded for him
April 19th, 2017 at 2:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** These are words Mika Zibanejad is going to live with, for good or for bad, or as long as he is a Ranger. He will forever be linked to Derick Brassard, for whom he was traded this summer, as "Big Game Brass" was sent north to his hometown Senators. So...

Rangers’ 22-year-old rookie provides a big lift
April 19th, 2017 at 1:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** And so with their backs nearing the wall, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault turned to a rookie one day after his 22nd birthday. Pavel Buchnevich came into the lineup and made his NHL postseason debut in the Blueshirts' 2-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 4 of their first-round series on...

Ryan McDonagh answers Alain Vigneault’s challenge in big way
April 19th, 2017 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Two losses from the end of their season, Alain Vigneault shared a simple and strong message about what needed to change after the Rangers' underwhelming Game 3 performance: "Our top players need to find their game," Vigneault said. "They obviously don't have it right now." In Game 4, Ryan McDonagh...