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History Repeats Itself in Round 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs
April 24th, 2015 at 3:38 PM
Last year the New York Rangers were down 3-1 in the second round series of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Pittsburgh Penguins. They had to three straight wins to avoid being eliminated and move up in the playoffs. This year the roles are reversed as the Rangers have...

New York Rangers Right Wing Kevin Hayes Being Praised
April 23rd, 2015 at 6:08 PM
Kevin Hayes’ overtime goal last night at the CONSOL Energy Center marked the first playoff goal of his NHL career. The rookie’s memorable goal that gave the Rangers a 3-1 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins is still being talked about today. "It will be a memorable one for sure," said...

New York Rangers Take a 3-1 Series Lead
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:45 AM
The New York Rangers rookie Kevin Hayes’ first career playoff goal is most certainly going to be a memorable one. The overtime goal at the CONSOL Energy center Wednesday night gave the Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and a 3-1 series lead. It was the third time in...

New York Rangers Play a “Tight-Checking Hockey Game”
April 21st, 2015 at 10:09 PM
If the New York Rangers win Wednesday night in Game 4 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center, they can take a commanding 3-1 series for a chance to finish Round 1 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs, Friday, at the Madison Square Garden. If they continue...

New York Rangers Take a 2-1 Series Lead Against the Pittsburgh Penguins
April 20th, 2015 at 11:18 PM
The New York Rangers had a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center Monday night, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference First Round series. The Rangers now lead the first round playoff series 2-1. "It was a big win for us," stated goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. "We...

Kevin Klein Joins His Teammates on the Ice
April 20th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein joined his teammates today in their morning skate at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh before Game Three of Round 1 in the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was the first time Klein joined the entire team since breaking his arm while blocking...

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...

Dan Girardi, a Warrior for the New York Rangers
April 18th, 2015 at 3:39 PM
Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers took a hard puck to the jaw Thursday night at the Madison Square Garden, during the team’s 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference’s First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Girardi, skated off to the trainer's room...

New York Rangers Take the Series Lead
April 17th, 2015 at 7:49 PM
The New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1, taking a 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference’s First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, on Thursday night at the Madison Square Garden. The game was everything you would expect from the two rivals, but the Rangers were simply faster and...

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...

The Importance of Picking a Quality Goalie Stick and What to Look Out For
December 9th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Professional athletes strive to perform their best. In addition to their physical ability, athletes also depend on high quality sports equipment to get the job done. In the game of hockey, few things are more important than having the right type of gear. High quality hockey gear is designed to...

New York Rangers Vs. LA Kings Preview: the Lovable Underdog Blueshirts?
June 3rd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
  #491762759 / gettyimages.com The New York Rangers have been many things in their 88-year history: the villain, the big-city big-budget fat cats, the retirement home for past-their-prime vets, and of course, perhaps most frequently, the underachievers. Plucky underdog is not a role this franchise historically fills, but it's the one these...

It Might not Have to Last a Lifetime: New York Rangers Punch Their Ticket to First Finals Since ’94
May 30th, 2014 at 1:02 AM
            #494519665 / gettyimages.com For the first time since 1994, the New York Rangers are headed to the Stanley Cup Finals, and this time, they didn't even need two overtimes to get there. The Rangers dominated the apparently exhausted Canadians in the 6th and final game of the Eastern Conference Finals, a contest...

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...

Where Did That Come from? New York Rangers Pummel Montreal 7-2, Seize 1-0 Series Lead
May 17th, 2014 at 5:48 PM
      #491762759 / gettyimages.com Poll any national panel of experts heading into this series, and they would've agreed uniformly on one thing: it would be low scoring. Apparently no one told the Rangers. The Blueshirts thrashed the stunned Canadian's by a final count of 7-2 in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals,...

New York Rangers Vs. Montreal Canadians Preview: the Mirror Image of Myself Is…
May 16th, 2014 at 4:05 PM
        #484491599 / gettyimages.com The Conference Finals matchup between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadians features two teams that are remarkably similar. Both are small and speedy, have their greatest strength in net, are deep defensively, will struggle to score at times, and neither has made a trip to the Stanley...

Resilient New York Rangers Defy the Odds, March on to the Conference Finals
May 14th, 2014 at 11:39 AM
      #490241185 / gettyimages.com What if I told you Dan Carcillo would have more goals than Rick Nash, the team would have to play a ridiculous 9 games in 15 nights, overcome a three-game losing streak against a club with two of the top five players in the world, and that a star...

New York Rangers Ride Tidal Wave of Emotion to Force a Deciding Game 7
May 12th, 2014 at 12:09 AM
      #489626333 / gettyimages.com With Martin St. Louis' family in attendance just days after his mother's passing -- and on Mothers Day, no less -- the Rangers forced a deciding game 7 with a 3-1 triumph over the Penguins inside a loud and emotional Madison Square Garden. From the opening faceoff, chants...

With Their Backs Against the Wall, the New York Rangers Finally Appear Inspired in Game 5 Victory
May 10th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
          #489031675 / gettyimages.com Facing elimination, and after three straight games of -- ahem -- highly unenthused hockey, the New York Rangers flipped the switch to "on" in dispatching the Penguins 5-1, trimming Pittsburgh's series lead to three games to two. Chris Kreider and Derick Brassard scored in a first period that mimicked the opening...