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Struggling Rangers try to slow down wildcard chasing rival Islanders in home and home

The tale of two classic New York rivals is at the midpoint of a weird season. One where scoring is way up and the amount of parity is not good like Gary Bettman portrays. There just aren’t many good teams. … Continue reading

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Rangers finally back in action at Panthers

The vacation is over. Well, it sure felt like it. The Rangers had the week off until this weekend. Oh. They practiced a lot. When you lose five of six including two brutal performances in back-to-back losses at Montreal and … Continue reading

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Trotz tabs Lehner to start for Islanders versus Rangers

The Islanders look to extend their run of dominance over the bitter rival Rangers tonight at MSG. A Turkey Eve rematch between classic rivals takes place on Broadway. The Islanders took the first match up 7-5 at home in Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Classic Rivalry continues tonight in Brooklyn

In less than an hour, the puck will drop on another installment of a classic rivalry. That’s always been the case whenever the Rangers and Islanders get together. A unique blood rivalry between New York teams that dates back to … Continue reading

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Claesson replaces Smith in lineup tonight

When the Rangers take on the first place Blue Jackets tonight in Columbus, they’ll do so with a couple of notable lineup changes. One was anticipated while the other is not too surprising even if I don’t necessarily agree. Both … Continue reading

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Game #7 Rangers at Capitals 7 EST NBCSN

Tonight, the Rangers take on the Capitals in the nation’s capital. It’ll be their first look against the defending champs. It’s the second game of a back-to-back. How will this team respond to a big challenge from a very good … Continue reading

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Rangers host Sharks: Neal Pionk will sit tonight for Fredrik Claesson

In Game 4 of the new season, rookie coach David Quinn continues to juggle the lineup. With the Rangers still looking for a win, he made clear that veteran Kevin Shattenkirk will be a healthy scratch tonight versus San Jose. … Continue reading

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Georgiev and O’Gara debut for Rangers in Montreal

When they visit Montreal at Bell Center later tonight, the Rangers will have two new faces debuting. Alexandar Georgiev will make his NHL debut in net after missing a chance last weekend due to illness. It’ll be a rare game … Continue reading

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Game 3: Vigneault at it already benching Chytil, 11 F 7 D vs Habs, Lundqvist vs Price

Well, it sure didn’t take Alain Vigneault long to sour on number one pick Filip Chytil. Having only played the talented 18-year old center less than 13 total minutes in two games, the stubborn coach will healthy scratch the kid … Continue reading

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Game 4 Preview: Rangers look to tie series versus Senators

Game 4 is tonight at 7:30 PM on NBCSN. The Rangers look to tie the second round best-of-seven series versus the Senators at MSG. They got back in it by playing much better hockey in a 4-1 win over Ottawa … Continue reading

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