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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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Summer of calm for Hudson rivals, Rangers and Devils

It’s now been over a week since all the fireworks 🎇 were fired on the first day of free agency. Following John Tavares’ impactful decision to go home like Dorothy to Kansas Toronto, leaving a gaping hole for the Islanders … Continue reading

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Rebuilding is the right move for Rangers

By now, we’ve seen the joint press conference where GM Jeff Gorton did most of the talking with Team President Glen Sather standing in support of the Rangers future. Even if the rare announcement which the team also tweeted as … Continue reading

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Even the wins are ugly

By show of hands, how many people stayed up late to watch the game Thursday night in San Jose? Not everyone can due to their schedule. But quite a few including me waited for the late 10:37 PM puck drop … Continue reading

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Frustration, Elation and Damnation: Rangers waste comeback in frustrating 5-4 loss to Panthers

This is one they may look back on if the playoff race does go down to the final week. In all likelihood, it’s gonna. With the Metro Division very tight, the Rangers hope a gut wrenching 5-4 loss to the … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day! Rangers Thankful For Stuffing Their Way Back Into Division Race

Happy Turkey 🦃 Day everyone! We hope you’re enjoying your Thanksgiving with loved ones. It truly is a day to be thankful for what we have because not everyone is so fortunate. I’m thankful for my family, friends and a job … Continue reading

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Fit For A King: Lundqvist pitches 63rd career shutout in 3-0 win over Senators

Two days after wasting a great performance from Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers rebounded by winning their sixth straight home game. A straight forward 3-0 domination of the Senators before a happy crowd at MSG. They played well in front of … Continue reading

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Rangers waste great performance from Lundqvist in 2-0 shutout loss to Blue Jackets

This was one they’ll regret later. Game 20 was a old fashioned goalie duel between Henrik Lundqvist and Sergei Bobrovsky. Each took turns making gigantic stops. Both former Vezina winners showed why at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Ultimately, the Rangers … 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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