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A telling quote from Strome, important off-season is ahead for Blueshirts

Following last night’s 3-0 shutout loss to the Islanders, Ryan Strome was made available to the media in the postgame. He had an interesting assessment on why the Rangers struggled to win games against their Long Island rivals. “They are … Continue reading

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Rangers blanked again by Varlamov as grinding Islanders clinch playoffs in final game at Nassau Coliseum

Unlike Thursday’s travesty which was a total humiliation, tonight was predictable. Skating without physical cogs Jacob Trouba, Chris Kreider and Ryan Lindgren, the Rangers were no match for the Islanders. Behind 28 saves from Semyon Varlamov, they blanked the Rangers … Continue reading

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The Time is Now for Rangers to give kids a real look

Coming off the worst loss of this 56-game season which pretty much ended any playoff aspirations, the Rangers have five games remaining. With the pressure off following the 4-0 home debacle, they’ll try to move on. That begins Saturday evening … Continue reading

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No Extra Effort Required: Rangers outclassed by grittier Islanders, Playoffs?!?!

What followed after Adam Fox was presented the Steven McDonald Award was a total letdown. Or meltdown. Your choice. In what amounted to a clinic from a grittier and hungrier opponent, the Rangers were outclassed entirely by the bitter rival … Continue reading

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Zibanejad’s hat trick and Kakko pair enough to hold off Sabres

Mika Zibanejad’s hat trick highlighted a 6-3 Rangers’ win over the Sabres. The top center had a big day against the improved Buffalo team who never quit despite falling behind 4-1 and 5-2. His third three-goal game of the season … Continue reading

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Lafreniere Leads The Way Past Flyers

This was a lot better than the previous night. On Garden Of Dreams Night, it was one of the kids who stood out for the right reasons. How appropriate considering all the good will MSG and the Rangers do for … Continue reading

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Flyers spell the end for underwhelming Rangers, top stars MIA, Shestyorkin hung out to dry, Zac Jones makes NHL debut

This was it. At least for the postseason chances. You can forget it. The Rangers followed up an awful loss to the Islanders with an underwhelming performance in a 3-2 home loss to the Flyers at 33rd and 8th. Don’t … Continue reading

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Birthday boy Zibanejad gets winner to repel Devils comeback as Rangers sweep to stay in race

Just like it was always meant to be. pic.twitter.com/exoyaFk7HX — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) April 18, 2021 If you were to look at the final score which read, Rangers 5 Devils 3, you’d assume that this was a routine win. … Continue reading

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The Wonder Bread Man baking quite a batch on Broadway

There are shifts where you watch Artemi Panarin skate and admire how well he sees the ice. A special talent, the 29-year old Russian superstar continues to be the straw that stirs the drink for the Rangers. Not quite like … Continue reading

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Panarin and Shestyorkin too much for the Devils, Rangers rookie goalie gets second straight shutout while Bread Man dominates with three points

Igor Shestyorkin is congratulated by a happy Alexis Lafreniere after the rookie goalie blanked the Devils for a second consecutive game in a 4-0 Rangers shutout at 33rd and 8th. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images This … Continue reading

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