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A Look at the New York Rangers’ Improved Playoff Prospects; Martin St. Louis and Derek Stepan Have the Flu
March 24th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Six teams for four spots. That's the scenario currently staring the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs in the face. Now having won three in a row, the Blueshirts find themselves in significantly better shape than they were in before...

Rick Nash Strikes Twice, New York Rangers Continue to Inch up the Standings as They Cruise Past Washington 4-1
January 20th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1***In a matchup of two teams headed in opposite directions, the team trending upwards came out on top. And it wasn't close. The New York Rangers trounced the free-falling Washington Capitals 4-1 at the Garden Sunday night, leading 3-0 after one, and cruising to victory. Rick Nash scored the first two...

Game Preview: New York Rangers Vs. Struggling Washington Capitals
January 19th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1***Since the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals last met on December 27th, the two Metropolitan Division foes have gone in very different directions.  The Blueshirts, who at the time of the 3-2 loss were just beginning to pull themselves out of one of the darkest stretches of a season that's...

The New York Rangers Turn in Solid Effort, Fall to the Washington Capitals Anyway 3-2
December 28th, 2013 at 8:40 AM
***PHOTO1***Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let's start with the good. The New York Rangers did not revert back to the poor form they alarmingly showcased for much of the last homestand. They kept Alex Ovechkin from lighting the lamp against them for the 9th game...

New York Rangers Win Game 3 Thanks to Timely Scoring
May 7th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers returned to Madison Square Garden and took Game 3 from the Washington Capitals to make this an exciting series once again. It was a must-win game for New York as a 3-0 deficit would be insurmountable, especially for the team having trouble putting the puck in...

New York Rangers Return to Madison Square Garden Tonight Down 2-0
May 6th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers are the New York Rangers, frustrating their fans and keeping everyone on egg shells with each passing minute of every playoff game. The Washington Capitals have a 2-0 series lead after taking both games at home. The Rangers have scored just one goal in 6-plus periods of...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals: Series Preview
May 2nd, 2013 at 2:21 PM
***VIDEO1*** Anyone else struggling to get through work/school today? This is what the NHL playoffs does. It's the most exciting time of the year for hockey fans, and even those who don't really watch the game are impressed what this time of year means to the NHL. The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs being...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals: Round 1 Schedule
May 1st, 2013 at 9:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning last night, now it's time to post the schedule for the No. 3 seeded Washington Capitals and the No. 6 New York Rangers. The Blueshirts have had four days off prior to the start of the series, which is both a good an bad...

New York Rangers: Derek Stepan Named NHL’s 3rd Star for April
April 30th, 2013 at 9:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers' center Derek Stepan was named April's third star by the NHL because of his 19-point effort throughout the month. The 22-year-old finished only behind Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals for the month and was also a plus-14 in 14 games. Stepan has been huge for the Rangers...

New York Rangers: Why They Can Win the Stanley Cup
April 29th, 2013 at 8:28 AM
***VIDEO1*** This New York Rangers team keeps drawing comparisons to last season's Los Angeles Kings team. Things didn't go the way we all hoped for the Rangers this season, but at the end of the day, they are in the playoffs where we all know anything can happen. They start up against...

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...

Washington Capitals Defeat New York Rangers in Exciting Shootout
March 25th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
***VIDEO1*** Aaron Asham and Kris Newbury were new additions to the New York Rangers lineup last night against the Washington Capitals, and the duo each had a point as Asham scored the first goal for the New York Rangers, beating Braden Holtby stick-side. The teams were tied 2-2 at the end of...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals Preview: J.T. Miller Questionable with Sore Wrist
March 24th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers look to put the embarrassing loss to the Florida Panthers behind them tonight when the Washington Capitals visit Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lost 3-1 to the Panthers, Thursday, and nobody was happy that the Blueshirts lost to the worst team in the league. They're 2-0 against the...

New York Rangers’ Stu Bickel Clears Waivers; Teammates React to Halpern Being Claimed by Montreal Canadiens
March 24th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** It really should come as no surprise, but New York Rangers defenseman/fourth-line forward Stu Bickel has cleared waivers and will report to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. Him going unclaimed just shows that 29 other NHL general managers agree that Bickel just isn't cut out of the world's top hockey...

New York Rangers’ Rick Nash Receives No Discipline for Dirty Hit
March 22nd, 2013 at 2:05 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers should consider themselves lucky not to be without their best player for the next couple of games as Rick Nash received zero discipline for this hit on Tomas Kopecky. It looks like a hit that was meant to take some frustration out, as Nash left his feet...

New York Rangers Lose to Florida Panthers 3-1: It’s the Worst Loss of the Season
March 22nd, 2013 at 10:16 AM
***VIDEO1*** It's been rare that the New York Rangers outplay their opponents this season. Usually, the offense sputters and the team is bailed out by Henrik Lundqvist or it just takes the loss. Last night, the Rangers owned possession of the puck, and put 45 shots on goal, but once again couldn't...

New York Rangers Likely Out on Mats Zuccarello After Claiming Roman Hamrlik
March 11th, 2013 at 2:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier this season, we said that New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather was going to look to contact Mats Zuccarello about a possible return to the Big Apple, as he'd be an asset on the team's lackluster power play. Fast forward a few weeks and all of a sudden, a...

New York Rangers Beat Washington Capitals Behind Great Goaltedning by Martin Biron
March 10th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers (13-9-2, 28 points) temporarily moved into second place in the Atlantic Division with a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals (10-13-1, 21 points) Sunday afternoon. Martin Biron made 28 saves starting in place of Henrik Lundqvist, and the Rangers won after putting up 52 minutes of excellent...

New York Rangers’ Roman Hamrlik Won’t Play Vs Former Team
March 9th, 2013 at 8:42 PM
***VIDEO1*** After sitting as a healthy scratch for all but four of 21 games with the Washington Capitals earlier this season, Roman Hamrlik was claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers. He played against the New York Islanders and Ottawa Senators, but when the team travels to Washington D.C., tomorrow to...

NHL Realignment News: New York Rangers Lucky to Have Rick Nash
March 8th, 2013 at 12:18 PM
***VIDEO1*** Yes, we understand this is very old news, but the NHL announced that the Players' Association approved the league's realignment proposal which will take effect next season. ***PHOTO1*** They've agreed to a three-year term, with the second year marking the beginning of a possible reevaluation. The move would eliminate the two-conference, six-division...