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The Quinn Combos line shuffle continues, what the lines should look like instead

It’s time to find out what Kaapo Kakko can do on the top line. Ditto for jailed former 2017 first round pick Lias Andersson. Getty Images On Tuesday night, the Arizona Coyotes visit town for the first of a three … Continue reading

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Game #6: That Losing Feeling, Lias Andersson buried again, Jimmy Fallon pays price for supporting Rangers

Henrik Lundqvist stops Jay Beagle in a 3-2 loss to the Canucks. AP Photo by Kathy Willens via Getty Images I’ll be honest. I didn’t have a good feeling about Sunday’s odd 1 PM game against the Canucks. I figured … Continue reading

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Game #5 Quinn treats DeAngelo like crap, Rangers waste good effort from Lundqvist in 5-2 loss

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer waves to the home crowd before dropping the puck. The Caps defeated the Rangers 5-2. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy Washington Capitals Make it a three-game losing streak for the Rangers. They’ve predictably come … Continue reading

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Where is Quinn going with these lines?

Two days before the first meeting between the Rangers and Devils on Thursday, coach David Quinn made some changes to his lines. Before I get into my befuddlement over it, let’s take a look at what reporter Vince Mercogliano tweeted. … Continue reading

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Quinn tweaks D, Georgiev gets start at Ottawa

It didn’t take long for coach David Quinn to make some changes. Following last night’s 6-4 home win, he tweaked the D and made other adjustments in practice. When the Rangers visit Ottawa tomorrow night, it’ll be Alexandar Georgiev in … Continue reading

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Howden’s goal gives Rangers first win over Jets in wild one

Mika Zibanejad celebrates a goal in a nice comeback 6-4 Rangers win over the Jets in a crazy home opener. AP Photo by Adam Hunger via Getty Images This one was crazy. It felt like a baseball game with home … Continue reading

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Rangers expected lines for tomorrow include Brendan Smith, Kakko understands how to play hockey

Tell me if you thought Brendan Smith would be in the starting lineup tomorrow night. That indeed appears to be the case. Cue NYR Twitter panic attacks in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… The Rangers will ice a team that … Continue reading

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Rangers Preview: Trusting the Process will be key to new and exciting season on Broadway

The excitement is palpable over Opening Night this Thursday on Broadway. A new era of Rangers hockey will finally be upon us when the Winnipeg Jets visit MSG. They’ll roll out the blue carpet for prize second pick Kaapo Kakko, … Continue reading

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A telling Quinn quote could bode well for Kravtsov

Following last night’s 4-2 loss to the Islanders in Bridgeport, coach David Quinn discussed both the final preseason game and the tough decisions he will make regarding the roster. In less than 24 hours, the Rangers will make the final … Continue reading

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Key young Blueshirts on bubble in tonight’s preseason finale in Bridgeport

It all comes down to this. For young forwards Filip Chytil, Brett Howden and Vitali Kravtsov, they’re on the bubble to make the Rangers 23-man roster as camp breaks. So much so that both 19-year old Kravtsov and 20-year old … Continue reading

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