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Rangers Vs. Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals
May 16th, 2015 at 5:50 AM
After a 2-1 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. With a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning also advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are...

New York Rangers Eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins
April 25th, 2015 at 3:18 AM
The New York Rangers advanced to the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 overtime victory, Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers were up 3-1 in the series and needed this win in Game 5 to shut down the Penguins...

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 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,...

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 round of...

New York Rangers May Have Planted a Seed of Doubt in the Collective Mind’s of the Penguins with Game 1 Triumph
May 4th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
        #487875905 / gettyimages.com The Pittsburgh Penguins are the Mike Tyson of the NHL -- they're full of big names, are always a topic of national discussion, and haven't actually won anything significant in a long time. Like Mr. Tyson, the Penguins don't deal well with adversity, and similar to Iron Mike,...

The New York Rangers Should Be Itching for a Shot at Shaky Pittsburgh
April 29th, 2014 at 3:14 PM
These aren't your fathers Pittsburgh Penguins, no sir. Other than the two names at the top of the marquee, the Pittsburgh team that struggled so mightily to dispatch hardworking but under-talented Columbus in six games bares little resemblance to the championship squad of five years ago. Heck, these guys aren't...

New York Rangers Mysteriously Take First Half of Game Off, Fall to Penguins 5-2
January 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1***You simply cannot play half a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins and expect to win. But, that's what the New York Rangers tried to get away with in Pittsburgh--it backfired--as the Blueshirts fell to the severely shorthanded Pens 5-2.  Pittsburgh--playing without Malkin and Letang, among others--was all over the Rangers from the...

Captain Cally Returns, JT Miller Sits, D Remains the Same for New York Rangers Tonight
January 3rd, 2014 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1***New York Rangers' Captain Ryan Callahan will be in the lineup tonight when the Blueshirts take on the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Callahan has missed the last 9 games with a left MCL sprain--this after already missing time with a broken thumb and sitting the first game of the season as he recovered...

NHL 13: Video Game Predicts Rangers Will Win Stanley Cup
April 29th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
***VIDEO1*** In recent years, EA Sports has run a simulation of the playoffs to determine a winner. Well, in 2013, they've played the games and the New York Rangers have come away with the Stanley Cup. Yes, this is only a video game, but last year, EA Sports had the Los Angeles...

New York Rangers Fail to Clinch Playoff Spot with Loss to Florida Panthers
April 24th, 2013 at 7:29 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers returned to being the New York Rangers by not scoring goals, despite having great chances throughout their 3-1 loss last night to the Florida Panthers. It was a night where the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets, so had the Rangers won this game, they would've at...

New York Rangers Beat Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1, New Players Score Goals
April 3rd, 2013 at 10:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers scored more goals than they had all season in a game tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins, on the night when general manager Glen Sather made a questionable move, dealing Marian Gaborik to the Columbus Blue Jackets. We'll breakdown the deal at a later date, giving initial thoughts...

New York Rangers Top Winnipeg Jets to Remain in Playoff Picture
April 2nd, 2013 at 7:36 AM
***VIDEO1*** A few quick notes from last night's New York Rangers 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets will show that this team is just as good as their top line will take them. All four goals were scored by the top line (Ryan Callahan, Derek Stepan and Rick Nash) and Henrik...

New York Rangers Eyeing Defenseman Andrej Sustr
March 19th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** It has been no secret that the New York Rangers are looking for defensemen as the trade deadline nears. Two weeks ago, they put in a waiver claim for veteran Roman Hamrlik, who really hasn't panned out in his first few games as a Blueshirt. With the timetable for Marc Staal's...

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 Vs Pittsburgh Penguins Preview: Narrowing the Gap
March 16th, 2013 at 12:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlantic Division was expected to be a tough race this season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins are head-and-shoulders above everyone else just past the midpoint of the 2013 shortened NHL season. The Penguins (20-7-0, 40 points) have won both meetings between the two teams this season, and have won the last...

New York Rangers Should Explore a Trade for Ryan Whitney
February 27th, 2013 at 5:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Edmonton Oilers don't have a spot for defenseman Ryan Whitney in their rotation, so the 30-year-old has been a healthy scratch for most of the year. The Oilers have said they're open to trading him, but there's one problem. They have no offers, according to Doug McLean via the Edmonton...

New York Rangers Versus Tampa Bay Lightning: Martin Biron to Make First Start of the Season
February 2nd, 2013 at 1:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers' gift for playing what head coach John Tortorella called "the worst game we've played all year" is a trip to Florida to play the red hot Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bolts come into the game 6-1-0 and 5-0 on their home ice. The Rangers' lineup for this one...