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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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Game #37: A Statement third period gives Rangers deserving 4-3 road win over Predators

I’ll be honest. I wasn’t expecting a whole lot going into Nashville. Anyone who’s followed this team knows how much of a disaster they’ve been on the road. On paper, it seemed like a mismatch. Maybe for that reason, I … Continue reading

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Game #35: Christmas blah shootout Flyers 3 Rangers 2

The shootout is such a crummy way to decide these games. Especially following an exciting five-minute three-on-three. So, the Rangers were victimized in the skill competition by the Flyers to drop the final game before Christmas, 3-2. It’s a flip … Continue reading

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Game #34 Marner’s three points the difference despite good effort in 5-3 Rangers loss to Maple Leafs

Sometimes, you’re gonna be outscored by more talented opponents. The will was there along with the compete level. There was no quit in this one. Simply put, the Rangers were out-skilled by the Maple Leafs in a 5-3 loss up … Continue reading

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Game #30: Rangers struck by a Lightning Bolt in 6-3 loss

Well, who didn’t see that coming? The Rangers aren’t in Tampa’s class. So, they got struck by a Lightning Bolt in a predictable 6-3 loss. It came in the form of a Steven Stamkos hat trick. He scored numbers 13, … Continue reading

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