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Varlamov shuts the door again on Rangers in a defensive battle, Islanders win playoff caliber game

One mistake was all it took for the Rangers to lose a hard fought game to the Islanders. Unfortunately, they made a pair in the final part to get shutout 2-0 by Semyon Varlamov. He’s now posted two shutouts in … Continue reading

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Shestyorkin gets third straight start versus Islanders

After getting the weekend off due to the Devils battling COVID-19, the Rangers return to action tonight to face the Islanders. It’ll be the third installment of the Battle Of New York at MSG. They split the first two at … Continue reading

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Zibanejad in for tonight’s season opener versus Islanders

The countdown's on. pic.twitter.com/uPZAuT2BHm — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 14, 2021 The last time the Rangers faced the Islanders, it was electric at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island. The Islanders had rallied to force overtime in a huge match. … Continue reading

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New look Rangers even younger headed into 2021 season

Expectations will be much higher for new starting goalie Igor Shestyorkin and a young, talented Rangers roster featuring top pick Alexis Lafreniere and former first round pick K’Andre Miller. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Twitter Copyright 2021 This … Continue reading

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Game #62 Panarin and Zibanejad save the Rangers in an emotional 4-3 overtime win over gritty Islanders, Georgiev stands on head, McKegg and Howden score

No words. Just a great photograph. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Sometimes, you gotta be lucky. Whether it’s in life or whatever venture, luck being on your side is good. The Rangers were lucky to win … Continue reading

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Georgiev in for Rangers versus struggling Sabres, Reinhart vs idiot Buffalo reporter, a suggestion to trade Fast

Tonight’s starting goalie: pic.twitter.com/Y2nmOW22Ak — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 7, 2020 Tonight, it’s the Battle of New York. Well, sorta. It’s not quite the unique historic rivalry between Manhattan and Long Island. But the Rangers and Sabres get together … Continue reading

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Game #48: Costly mistakes hurt Rangers in 4-2 loss to Islanders without Panarin, hit All-Star break on sour note

You had to figure the Islanders would come with more urgency. Having dropped the first two meetings over the last week and then blowing a home game to the Caps while only getting a point in Carolina via a shootout, … Continue reading

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A Georgiev Statement: Islanders mastery continues for Rangers wildcard, Kreider wins it with 24.6 seconds left

Rangers hero Chris Kreider wears the Broadway Hat after scoring a clutch power play goal to beat the Islanders 3-2 with 24.6 seconds left in regulation. He’s making a strong case to stay. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via … Continue reading

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Bread Man dominance of Islanders latest example of how great he is, Rangers send message to blood rival in 6-2 domination

The Bread Man Delivers by dominating the Islanders with five points in the Rangers’ best win of the season. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images By show of hands, who had the Rangers getting six past Semyon … Continue reading

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Game #44: Zuccarello late goal gives Rangers hard fought 2-1 win over Islanders to earn split

Right place. Right time.#NYR get their first win in the Barclays Center off a Zuuuuuuucc goal! pic.twitter.com/RndCLV0qOM — MSG Networks (@MSGNetworks) January 12, 2019 Not every game is a Picasso or Renoir. When it comes to The Rivalry, sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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