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Why even bother rescinding the major call on Zibanejad?

A day following the unfortunate circumstance that went against the Rangers’ leading scorer Mika Zibanejad in a 1-0 loss to the Stars on Tuesday night, the league predictably rescinded the five minute boarding major penalty and game misconduct on the … Continue reading

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Game #52: Rangers see shadow in frustrating 4-3 overtime loss to Kings

Groundhog Day just passed. The good news is Chuck didn’t see his shadow, which means an early Spring. Given how nice the weather is, maybe there’s some truth to that. If only that were true when it comes to the … Continue reading

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Game #51: Strong third not enough for Rangers in tough 3-2 loss to Lightning

“It’s nice that we did keep battling and never quit.” Quinn's postgame reaction. pic.twitter.com/mqNrXQo0Oi — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 3, 2019 Sometimes, the effort is good enough. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always net the end result. Ask the Rangers following … Continue reading

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Game #50: Zibanejad’s first hat trick as a Ranger does in Devils 4-3

WOW! MIKA 🎩 🎩 🎩 #NYR retake the lead! pic.twitter.com/fOOH6zgz2g — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 1, 2019 The first meeting of the season finally took place in Game 50 for the Rangers and Devils. On a frigid night at … Continue reading

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Game #48: Zibanejad scores twice to highlight Rangers’ 3-2 win over Bruins, third win a row into break

This one was well earned. A job well done by a determined bunch of Rangers, who reeled off a third win in a row into the odd bye week and All-Star break with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins in … Continue reading

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Game #47: Two straight wins for Rangers as Lundqvist ties Sawchuk for sixth all-time in 4-3 triumph over Blackhawks

Make it two in a row. The winning has returned for the Rangers as the All-Star break approaches. In defeating the Blackhawks 4-3 at home, they made sure Henrik Lundqvist made some history. He tied hockey legend Terry Sawchuk for … Continue reading

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Game #45: A furious Quinn blasts Rangers in 7-5 loss to Blue Jackets, Rick Nash Appreciation Night in Columbus the real Highlight

Earlier tonight, Jody Shelley caught up with Rick Nash. #CBJ pic.twitter.com/1sROfMWddL — Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) January 14, 2019 I had it all typed out until I didn’t. Damn copy and paste along with quick auto save drafts. I’m not … Continue reading

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Game #43: Rangers waste good effort in excruciating 4-3 loss to Islanders

There are losses, and then there are LOSSES. I don’t feel like explaining myself. When you give the kind of effort the Rangers put into a third period they dominated, and still lose in excruciating fashion, it speaks volumes about … Continue reading

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Game #42: A better effort not enough as Rangers lose fourth in a row to Golden Knights, 4-2

The second half officially began the same way the first half ended. It’s not going to get any better. At least they competed tonight in Vegas. Unlike the past three losses with the previous two unwatchable, the Rangers gave a … Continue reading

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Game #39 Penguins blow out Rangers 7-2

When I saw this game on the schedule, I knew what to expect. The Penguins have been red hot lately. Even the two consecutive road wins the Rangers had over the Predators and Blues to end last year, didn’t mean … Continue reading

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