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Never Say Die Blueshirts gave us something special

As I sit here listening to and enjoying a classic show from Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood from MSG back in February ’08 in a time I went with Dad to see them, I’m in a moment of reflection. Love … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Lightning eliminate tired Rangers with a 2-1 win in Game Six to take the series, Shesterkin brilliant in defeat, Bolts go for three-peat versus Avalanche

Losing sucks. It’s tough when your team comes so close. Sometimes, you have to lose in heartbreaking fashion to finally win. Unfortunately, that’s what happened to the Rangers tonight in Tampa. Playing their sixth elimination game after losing Game Five … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes: Palat’s winner with 1:50 left in regulation puts Rangers on the brink in gut wrenching Game Five, Offense continues to fire blanks, Do or Die in Game Six

If this was the plan, it sure didn’t go well. On another crushing goal from Ranger killer Ondrej Palat with 1:50 left in regulation, the Rangers lost a heartbreaking Game Five to the Lightning 3-1 before a stunned MSG. Gone … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Rangers put to sleep by stifling Lightning in Game Four snooze fest, Bolts tie series, Chytil hurt, Kucherov the difference

It’s all even. The Lightning made life miserable for the Rangers. In what was a sleep inducing Game Four at Amalie Arena, they were put to sleep by a dominant Lightning who won 4-1 to send the series back to … Continue reading

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It’s Going Seven! Never Say Die Rangers take Game Six over Hurricanes 5-2 to force Game Seven, Chytil scores twice, Goodrow inspires in return, Raanta chased

There will be a Game Seven. It’ll take place on Memorial Day in Raleigh. The never say die Rangers forced the deciding seventh game by delivering a clutch 5-2 win in Game Six over the Hurricanes at MSG. The true … Continue reading

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Rangers look to bounce back and force a deciding Game Seven

Following a dismal effort that resulted in a predictable 3-1 defeat in Game Five to the Hurricanes, it’s all on the line for the Rangers later tonight. It’s do or die. A tough position they’ve been in before during this … Continue reading

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Copp leads the Rangers to a 4-1 victory to even the series with the Hurricanes, Fox and Lindgren have big nights along with Vatrano, Shesterkin makes 30 saves

It’s all tied. Taking the #NoQuitInNY moniker to heart, these Rangers really are never say die. Coming off a hard fought win in Game Three behind 43 saves from Igor Shesterkin, they delivered a stronger performance to send the second … Continue reading

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Determined Rangers make it a series behind Shesterkin’s 43 saves in 3-1 win over Hurricanes to take Game Three, Zibanejad and Kreider step up, Gallant has words for DeAngelo, Still trail series 2-1

This was more like it. Facing a must win situation, a determined Rangers rose to the challenge to take a competitive Game Three by a score of 3-1 over the Hurricanes at MSG. By taking care of business at home … Continue reading

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Gallant teases line tweaks for today’s big Game Three

In less than an hour, they’ll drop the puck for a huge Game Three at MSG. The Rangers need to respond. After losing the first two games at Carolina, it’s imperative that they come out strong and get a win … Continue reading

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Hurricanes lock up Rangers in 2-0 mind numbing shutout to go up two games to none, Key stars missing, Raanta and Smith haunt former team

In what can best be described as a very frustrating game to watch, the Rangers were shutout by the Hurricanes 2-0 in Game Two at PNC Arena. They now trail the second round series two games to none. How bad … Continue reading

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