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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...

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,...

Series Preview: Can the New York Rangers Overcome the Penguins?
May 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
          #460419563 / gettyimages.com Depending on who you listen to, Rangers-Penguins has already been dubbed a colossal mismatch...in both teams' favor. NBC's resident failed GM and malcontent, Mike Milbury, declared the Pens will take it in five easy games, while MSG's local legend -- and unparalleled homer -- Stan Fischler chose the...

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 Enter Break on a High Note, Slip Past Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3
February 8th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1***The Rangers followed up one of their most disappointing losses of the season with one of their most impressive wins, beating the Penguins on the road 4-3 in a shootout. Benoit Pouliot had two, Dan Girardi one plus a litany of blocks, and Brad Richards notched the shootout winner.  If they played...

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...

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...

Montreal Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty Receives No Penalty for Hit on New York Rangers’ Ryan McDonagh
February 24th, 2013 at 5:22 PM
***VIDEO1*** Max Pacioretty will be getting off easy, very easy for his hit from behind on Ryan McDonagh. Pacioretty should've been a repeat offender as far as dirty hits go, as he was suspended for a hit on Kris Letang in November 2011. Instead, he received no penalty at all for the...

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 Must Lock up Ryan McDonagh
September 12th, 2012 at 11:56 AM
The New York Rangers need to start taking notes. The Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers recently gave big contract extensions to their young stars, and the Rangers should do the same in the next two days. Michael Del Zotto still hasn't signed his two- or three-year deal, and if general manager...

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...