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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...

New York Rangers Shut Out by Pittsburgh Penguins
January 31st, 2013 at 10:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The pucks didn't bounce in the way of the New York Rangers and the Blueshirts were defeated 3-0 Thursday night by the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden. Pittsburgh improves to 4-3-0 while the Rangers drop to 3-4-0. It was New York's first game without captain Ryan Callahan, after the winger suffered...

New York Rangers’ Rick Nash on Goal: ‘Doesn’t Mean Much’
January 22nd, 2013 at 3:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** Rick Nash hasn't been in New York long, but he's already saying things that prove he'll be a perfect fit in the city. Winning is important in the big apple, and Nash is more upset over losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins than he is happy about scoring his first goal as...

New York Rangers Fall to 0-2 Losing to Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3
January 20th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers are expected to play for the Stanley Cup this season, but have given themselves an upward climb after losing 6-3 to the Pittsburgh Penguins and 0-2 on the year. It looked really bad in Madison Square Garden at times as the Rangers struggled to get the puck...

New York Rangers Rolled by Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 as Sidney Crosby Returns
March 16th, 2012 at 2:12 PM
With the Pittsburgh Penguins nipping at their heels and getting a boost with the return of Sidney Crosby, the New York Rangers hosted them at Madison Square Garden looking to meet the challenge head-on. While the Penguins got their biggest star back in the lineup, the Rangers were without Henrik...

Henrik Lundqvist Ices the Pittsburgh Penguins as the New York Rangers Keep Rolling with a 3-1 Win
January 7th, 2012 at 8:04 AM
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37 shots, frustrating the Penguins throughout, and the New York Rangers overcame a lethargic start to beat Pittsburgh 3-1 at Consol Energy Center.   ***PHOTO1***  The Pens dominated nearly the entire first period, outshooting New York at one point 11-1. Only Lundqvist's brilliance kept the Rangers in the game, and when Ben Lovejoy beat New York's netminder with a wrist shot from the slot...

NHL Conference Realignment: What Does It Mean for the New York Rangers?
December 8th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
When the Winnipeg Jets were reborn this year as the Atlanta Thrashers franchise relocated, the NHL was left with a team based in Canada as part of the Southeast division. Obviously, that wasn't going to fly for more than a season mainly because off all the flying involved for the...

Four-goal Second Period Leads New York Rangers Past Pittsburgh Penguins
November 29th, 2011 at 11:14 PM
The New York Rangers have put together three straight impressive wins over Eastern Conference rivals, quickly washing away the bad taste of back-to-back losses against the Montreal Canadiens and Florida Panthers. All of the big names made contributions on offense, as Brad Richards, Marian Gaborik and Ryan Callahan led the...