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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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Preseason continues: Rangers home for Flyers

Tonight, fans get their first look up close at the rebuild. The Rangers return home for the first time since the end of March to host the Flyers in preseason. While expectations are much higher for the guys from Philly, … Continue reading

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Rangers re-sign Hayes for one year and over $5 million

So much for logic and suggestion. Less than 24 hours after I advocated committing long-term to Kevin Hayes, the Rangers decided the best option was to re-sign him for one year at over $5 million. Credit goes to TSN insider … Continue reading

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A good bridge deal for Vesey to prove himself

Today, the Rangers announced the re-signing of restricted free agent Jimmy Vesey. One of four players who filed for salary arbitration, he took a very fair bridge deal worth a reported average of $2.275 million through 2020. In his first … Continue reading

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With losing streak at three, desperate Blueshirts recall Peter Holland and send down Boo Nieves

Much has been made of Alain Vigneault’s lineups during a up and down season. With the Rangers in a slump having dropped three in a row in bad fashion, he’s now desperate enough to turn to Peter Holland. Acquired from … Continue reading

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A Winter Classic Hangover

The Winter Classic had the Broadway script ending on New Year’s Day with J.T. Miller playing the role of hero by doing the dirty work in front to beat the Sabres on a power play rebound from Kevin Shattenkirk at … Continue reading

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Zuccarello leads the Rangers to important 5-2 win over listless Devils

Maybe I should call out more players. In one of their better efforts, the Rangers rebounded from a tough loss Friday by soundly defeating the listless Devils 5-2 at The Garden. The win allowed them to improve to 16-11-2 with … Continue reading

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Rangers have center weakness that must be resolved

By show of hands, who actually thought Mika Zibanejad would be a point-per-game replacing Derek Stepan as the top center? Well, with nine goals and 10 assists for a team-leading 19 points in the first 19 games, at least there’s … Continue reading

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With five wins in a row, Rangers righting the ship despite imperfections

They’ve now won five in a row. After a dreadful beginning that put Alain Vigneault’s job in jeopardy, the Rangers have suddenly caught fire with the current longest winning streak in the league. It started with a superb performance in … Continue reading

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It’s up to the players to fix Rangers mess

  Through 10 games, the Rangers find themselves at a crossroads. Following a dismal 4-1 loss to the Sharks in which there were too many shifts where they were uncompetitive, they find themselves with only two wins. At a putrid … Continue reading

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