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Bested by Bishop: New York Rangers Can’t Solve Big Ben, Fall to the Lightning 2-1
January 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Like the Beatles, a long summer day, and the 1994 hockey season, all good things must come to an end.  The New York Rangers' 3-game winning streak--which saw them play some of their best hockey of the year--was snapped Tuesday night when they fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Victor Hedman and...

New York Rangers Go for 4 in a Row Tonight Vs Tampa
January 14th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Rangers will seek to extend their winning streak to a season-long 4 games when the Tampa Bay Lightning come to town tonight. In the words of the immortal Lou Brown of Major League fame, winning streaks have happened before (click Lou's name if you're unfamiliar with the scene. If...

The New York Rangers’ Don’t Bring “A” Game, Hold on to Beat Tampa 4-3
December 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***It's about time the New York Rangers won a game like this. On a night when they didn't play their best, when they were outshot by a sizeable margin, and when they were at less than full strength, the Rangers survived and beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3. For once, the Rangers...

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 Look for Consistency After Big Win Vs Tampa Bay Lightning
March 3rd, 2013 at 12:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers had Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto return to the ice Thursday. The result: a 4-1 beating of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The score doesn't reflect how how lopsided the game really was as Mathieu Garon made 38 saves to keep his team "in...

New York Rangers Sure Missed Rick Nash
March 1st, 2013 at 10:50 AM
***VIDEO1*** With Rick Nash out of the lineup the past four games with an undisclosed injury, the New York Rangers sure looked bad, didn't they. The team didn't register a win without him and had just six goals in the four games. They couldn't really be that bad without him, could that? Apparently...

New York Rangers Complete Sweep of Tampa Bay Lightning to Snap 4-Game Losing Streak
February 28th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** If there was a blueprint for New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella to show his team about how he wants them to play, the first period tonight was exactly it. The Rangers (9-8-2, 20 points) came out of the gate on a mission, playing what some might call their most...

New York Rangers Vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Blueshirts Look for Season Sweep
February 28th, 2013 at 4:08 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers (8-8-2, 18 points) enter Thursday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning (9-9-1, 19 points) as one of the league's coldest teams, currently riding a four-game losing streak. The slide all came with star forward Rick Nash sidelined with an undisclosed injury, but with the Rangers sending...

New York Rangers Expect Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash to Play Tonight Vs Tampa Bay Lightning
February 28th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second consecutive day, both Rick Nash and Ryan McDonagh were on the ice, practicing with their New York Ranger teammates. Rick Nash has missed four straight games (all losses) with an undisclosed injury, and McDonagh missed Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. His injury also wasn't known, but...

New York Rangers’ Ryan McDonagh Returns to Practice; Should Play Thursday Vs Tampa Bay Lightning
February 27th, 2013 at 3:12 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was a good sight for New York Rangers fans as Ryan McDonagh returned to the ice for practice on Wednesday. It was the first time McDonagh was on the ice since being hit from behind by Max Pacioretty Saturday when the team played the Montreal Canadiens. It was thought to...

New York Rangers Head Coach John Tortorella May Be Front-Runner for Team USA at 2014 Olympics
February 20th, 2013 at 3:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN hockey analyst Barry Melrose believes New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella is first in line to hold the same position for Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. "Tortorella is a natural choice to lead Team USA at the Sochi Olympics," Melrose, formerly the coach of the Los Angeles...

New York Rangers Vs New York Islanders: Brian Boyle and Martin Biron to Start
February 14th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers (7-5-0) are going to alter their lineup on Valentine's Day vs. the New York Islanders (4-7-1) from the squad that has led the team on a three-game winning streak. Brian Boyle, who has been a healthy scratch for the current winning streak is excited about being in...

New York Rangers 5, Tampa Bay Lightning 1: Post Game Notes
February 11th, 2013 at 10:40 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers are finally hitting their stride as they've put up back-to-back convincing victories. The Blueshirts defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 Sunday at Madison Square Garden without most of the scoring coming from their top three forwards. The latter part may be the most important for New York...

Dan Girardi Returns as New York Rangers Host Tampa Bay Lightning
February 10th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers will face-off vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at Madison Square Garden in the teams' second meeting in eight days. The Blueshirts won the first matchup 3-2 in Tampa Bay, and this will be the first of two matchups at the Garden between the two teams. The...

New York Rangers Even Record at 4-4 After Defeating Tampa Bay Lightning
February 3rd, 2013 at 3:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a big win for the New York Rangers on the road....not only because they won, but because they also got contributions from three struggling players. Derek Stepan, Rick Nash and Carl Hagelin all lit the lamp for the Rangers on their way to a 3-2 victory in Tampa Bay...

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...

Ryan McDonagh Will Play in KHL
October 10th, 2012 at 7:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ryan McDonagh is supposedly tired of waiting around for the NHL and NHL Players' Association to strike a deal. After being wooed my countless European clubs, McDonagh has decided to go to Russia and play in the Kontinental Hockey League. ***PHOTO2*** HC Barys Astana has already signed Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor...

New York Rangers Lit up by New Jersey Devils in Third Period, Lose 4-1
March 7th, 2012 at 12:01 PM
The first two periods between the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils last night mirrored what we had seen all season when these teams matched up: tight defense, low-scoring and a great matchup. Then the third period started and the Devils put up three goals, beating the Rangers 4-1...

New York Rangers Fall to Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, in Back and Forth Overtime Game
March 3rd, 2012 at 10:00 AM
It was a see-saw game between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning last night, as the teams traded leads and eventually went to overtime, with Ryan Malone scoring the game-winning goal to give the Lightning an emotional win. For the Rangers, they were still able to come away...

Brian Boyle and Brad Richards Come up with Clutch Goals as New York Rangers Zap Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in OT
February 10th, 2012 at 12:38 PM
It was a back and forth game between two good hockey teams last night at Madison Square Garden as the New York Rangers hosted the Tampa Bay Lightning. With the Rangers trailing in the third period, Brian Boyle collected a loose puck and beat Mathieu Garon. The goal sent the...