Category Archives: Game Preview

Struggling Rangers try to slow down wildcard chasing rival Islanders in home and home

The tale of two classic New York rivals is at the midpoint of a weird season. One where scoring is way up and the amount of parity is not good like Gary Bettman portrays. There just aren’t many good teams. … Continue reading

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Rangers face tough test at East leading Lightning

Tonight, the Rangers have a very tough challenge ahead when they visit the East leading Lightning. If they play like Saturday night, it’ll be a disaster. You can’t play one good period like they got away with in the wild … Continue reading

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Rangers finally back in action at Panthers

The vacation is over. Well, it sure felt like it. The Rangers had the week off until this weekend. Oh. They practiced a lot. When you lose five of six including two brutal performances in back-to-back losses at Montreal and … Continue reading

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Namestnikov and Zuccarello not on road trip

When the Rangers visit the Senators tonight in Kanata, Ontario, they’ll be without two of their starting forwards in the top nine. Both Vladislav Namestnikov and Mats Zuccarello didn’t make the road trip that also includes a stop in Montreal … Continue reading

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Rangers look to rebound versus Capitals

Game Preview: Capitals vs Rangers, MSG 2 PM The Rangers look for a quick turnaround thus afternoon when they host the Capitals at MSG. The game begins at 2 PM on MSG and NHL Network for those without blackout restrictions. … Continue reading

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Black Friday: Rangers look to keep going minus McLeod at Flyers

The new traditional Black Friday game on NBC is here again. It’s the Rangers and Flyers in the City of Brotherly Love this afternoon at 1 PM. Tied in points (26) with the first place Blue Jackets, the Rangers bring … Continue reading

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Trotz tabs Lehner to start for Islanders versus Rangers

The Islanders look to extend their run of dominance over the bitter rival Rangers tonight at MSG. A Turkey Eve rematch between classic rivals takes place on Broadway. The Islanders took the first match up 7-5 at home in Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Quinn turns to Georgiev against Islanders and Skjei returns on Turkey Eve rematch

When the lights go dim at 7 o’clock later tonight at MSG, it’ll be the prelude to another Battle of New York at 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue. Indeed, the Islanders and Rangers will do battle for the second time … Continue reading

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Classic Rivalry continues tonight in Brooklyn

In less than an hour, the puck will drop on another installment of a classic rivalry. That’s always been the case whenever the Rangers and Islanders get together. A unique blood rivalry between New York teams that dates back to … Continue reading

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Claesson replaces Smith in lineup tonight

When the Rangers take on the first place Blue Jackets tonight in Columbus, they’ll do so with a couple of notable lineup changes. One was anticipated while the other is not too surprising even if I don’t necessarily agree. Both … Continue reading

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