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A Week Later: Rangers puzzling decision over Pride Night doesn’t make sense, overshadowed win before extended break, All-Star Weekend in Florida, trade options

In what was the final game last Friday before the extended All-Star break that gave them over a week off before returning to action on February 6 against Calgary, the Rangers went out on the right foot by defeating the … Continue reading

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Rangers cost themselves due to sitting back in frustrating overtime loss to Maple Leafs, Gallant hardly plays fourth line, Cuylle debuts, top guns no show

The frustration level is high. If you’re a passionate fan of this team, it should be following a tightly contested game played against one of the league’s best up in Toronto. Simply put, the Rangers didn’t closeout the Maple Leafs. … Continue reading

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Rangers’ top guns silenced by league best Bruins, who turn MSG into a morgue, Gallant short changes bench in blah loss

It would be easy to conclude that the Bruins are a better team than the Rangers. Through 45 games or so, the records of each Original Six team confirm that. The B’s played a back-to-back after taking care of the … Continue reading

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Improvement of young Blueshirts a key to second half, Lafreniere struggles continue, Kreider back to face league best Bruins

A few hours leading up to what amounts to a big game at 33rd and 7th when the Rangers host the league-leading Bruins in a battle of Original Six with plenty of history, let’s look into a few young Blueshirts … Continue reading

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Miller’s goal with a second left and Fox’s overtime winner allows Rangers to steal two points from Oettinger, Stars, Gauthier exits again due to collision with Blais, late heroics provide miraculous win

THE RANGERS TIED IT WITH 0.2 SECONDS LEFT AND THEN WON IN OT 😱 pic.twitter.com/HaioZ1ZniV — ESPN (@espn) January 13, 2023 Time was winding down. The desperate Blueshirts were running out of time. In search of the equalizer against the … Continue reading

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Fox sparks comeback win for Rangers in shootout over Zuccarello and Wild, Panarin gets winner for two big points, Gauthier and Kreider leave game with injuries

At this point, every game matters. In what amounted to an entertaining game between two good teams, it was the Rangers who persevered enough to come back and edge the Wild 4-3 in the shootout at a lively MSG. Considering … Continue reading

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Can Lafreniere rebound in the second half to save his season?

When they somehow lucked into winning the two-part 2020 NHL Lottery after getting eliminated by the Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup Qualifier, the Rangers knew Alexis Lafreniere would be the number one pick in the Draft. Even after former GM … Continue reading

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Chytil, Blueshirts take care of Canadiens, Canada repeats in unbelievable conclusion edging Czechia in sudden death to win gold st WJC

Last night was a hockey night. Anytime you can get the marquee event at the World Junior Championships in a great gold medal match while there’s a good slate of NHL games, that’s about as good as it gets for … Continue reading

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Lafreniere benching the latest in a puzzling season, A look at Rangers history of drafting and developing players, Vasilevskiy outduels Shesterkin as Lightning take shootout 2-1

Leading up to what turned out to be a playoff caliber rematch in the second season meeting with the Lightning, there was plenty to unpack for the Rangers. An organization that’s clearly at a crossroads even as they end the … Continue reading

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Gallant won’t change power play despite accurate critique, Lafreniere struggles

Gerard Gallant had a critique of the power play today after practice. He thinks it’s too predictable. He’s right. The predictability stems from the puck always flowing toward Zibanejad for his one-timer. Having Panarin, another righty shot, in opposite circle … Continue reading

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