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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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Game 9: Hayes,Fast, Vesey dominate in big Rangers 4-2 win over Predators

The losing streak is officially over. After coming close the past two games in getting points, the Rangers finally earned their second win of the season by defeating the Predators 4-2. Their first victory since a 2-0 shutout of the … Continue reading

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Battle of New York Part I: Islanders win 4-3 in a shootout, Rangers fall to 1-5-2

When you struggle to win games, it really gets hard. In the first Battle of New York of the season, the Rangers lost another tough one- this time to the blood rival Islanders 4-3 in a shootout at MSG on … Continue reading

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Game #7: That losing feeling, Crosby burns Rangers, McDonagh awful in 5-4 OT loss

1 goal and 3 assists on the night. …And 11 career OT goals. The same number as Mario Lemieux. Not to shabby, @malkin71_. pic.twitter.com/6lBd3UKCcx — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 18, 2017 Losing is contagious. Similar to winning, it can drive … Continue reading

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Vigneault desperate for answers mixes lines again

At the morning practice, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault once again mixed his lines as if they were out of a hat. Only six games in, his team has struggled to find chemistry scoring just 13 goals while losing five of … Continue reading

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Inept offense deserves criticism for Rangers’ poor start

This isn’t the start anyone envisioned. After falling in Columbus 3-1, the Rangers are 1-4-0 entering tonight’s home match against the Hudson rival Devils. It’s not only the defense which has been inconsistent thus far despite going with eight D. … Continue reading

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Preseason Game 3: Beauvillier nets winner for Islanders, Chytil continues to impress for Rangers

#Isles improve to 3-0-2 in the preseason with a win over the Rangers tonight. 👊 #LGI pic.twitter.com/4XBvRLQ0PD — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) September 23, 2017 They played a preseason game in Bridgeport. The Rangers and Islanders renewed acquaintances in Connecticut … Continue reading

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Preseason Game 2: Chytil scores OT winner in great debut, Dolan’s prices are In-sane!

Chytil shines in preseason debut as #NYR top New Jersey, 4-3, in overtime. Full recap: https://t.co/fEWy4YeBHn pic.twitter.com/6pFj0opbmZ — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 21, 2017 The second preseason game for the Rangers at MSG was markedly better. There were six … Continue reading

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