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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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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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After a quiet Deadline, pressure increases on Rangers

As expected yesterday, the Rangers stayed the course at a quiet Trade Deadline that lacked the pizzazz of past years. While GM Jeff Gorton acknowledged that they explored the market for Brendan Smith, it wasn’t worth it to move him. … Continue reading

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Despite comeback, Rangers suffer a crushing loss to enemy Islanders in overtime, Chytil turnover leads to Pulock winner, Kravtsov records first NHL point

In the first of many match-ups between Russian comrades, Igor Shestyorkin lost to Ilya Sorokin in a frustrating 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders. It wasn’t his fault. The blame falls on the veteran leadership of the Rangers, who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Quinn’s lines for Rangers vs Penguins

Yesterday, it was reported that coach David Quinn went with different lines during practice in preparation for the Penguins. The Rangers have the Pens the next two games. So, it’ll be a big test. Considering that they’re still playing meaningful … Continue reading

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Привет Виталий Кравцов! Vitaly Kravtsov likely to make NHL debut for Blueshirts tonight in Buffalo

It looks like it’s finally time for Vitaly Kravtsov. The 21-year old Russian prospect could be in line to make his NHL debut for the Rangers in tonight’s rematch at Buffalo. The superb New York Post reporter Mollie Walker all … Continue reading

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Quinn’s puzzling lineup decisions with the Kid Line overshadows a not so impressive overtime win over the Sabres

Artemi Panarin and overtime hero Mika Zibanejad are all smiles following the Rangers’ 3-2 win over the Sabres. If only it was all positive for the team when it comes to the in game adjustments from David Quinn and Teflon … Continue reading

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A Foxy and Bread Man Special, Shestyorkin comes up big early in comeback win over Caps

Igor Shestyorkin gets a hug from Alexis Lafreniere. He deserved it. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images It was a strange night at 33rd and 8th. For starters, the Rangers looked dead in the early going against … Continue reading

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When the message is off tangent

Alexis Lafreniere will need to play more down the stretch regardless of where the Rangers are in the division playoff race. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Getty Images Entering Tuesday’s return match against Washington, who hung on for … Continue reading

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