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Trouba named the 28th captain in Rangers history, why they selected him, WJC gets going

In a little surprise, the Rangers announced Jacob Trouba as the new captain of the team at a short press conference yesterday at Madison Square Garden. They even aired it on MSG Network and streamed it for fans. A rarity. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A Father’s Day Hockey Celebration

By show of hands, how many fans got into hockey due to their Dad’s? It might not apply to all. But there are certainly plenty of hockey fans who love the sport because our fathers taught us about it. On … 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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Hurricanes storm past Rangers to capture Metro Division, Kreider wins Steven McDonald Award, Late comeback falls short, Copp and Panarin exit early for precaution, MSG broadcast disappoints

There’s a lot to get to tonight. In losing 4-3 to the Hurricanes despite being down both Artemi Panarin and Andrew Copp the final two periods, the Rangers gave a valiant effort. Your 2021-22 Steven McDonald Award Winner!!!!!#NYR pic.twitter.com/iaMJaWvuiZ — … Continue reading

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History Made: Panarin sets record for most assists by a Ranger forward, Kreider ties Cook on all-time franchise list

It’s been a history making year for the Rangers. In their latest win- a satisfying 6-3 triumph over the Islanders- Artemi Panarin made some history. The 30-year old Russian assisted on all three of Andrew Copp’s goals during the first … Continue reading

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The Good Copp gets a natural hat trick to highlight Rangers’ win over Islanders, Panarin adds four assists to hit career best 96 points, Strome gets number 20, Kreider ties Cook on all-time Rangers goal list

It was a good night in Elmont. A pretty memorable one for Andrew Copp. His natural hat trick in a great first period highlighted a Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Islanders at UBS Arena in Long Island. Since coming over … Continue reading

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Lafreniere shines in strong win over Capitals, Reaves turns Wilson into a ghost, Kreider gets 34th as Rangers move into second with the Penguins on deck

Way back in October, there was so much anticipation for the season opener at Washington. That fell flat along with the Rangers, who dropped a 5-1 decision to the Capitals on Oct. 13. There were no fireworks then. In Game … Continue reading

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Rangers Flashback: Tony Granato

In 1988-89, the Rangers boasted a pair of rookies who had an immediate impact. Of course, Brian Leetch is well known. Following a 17-game cameo fresh out of Wisconsin in ’87-88, he scored 23 goals and had 71 points to … Continue reading

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The Good, Fun and Eh of All-Star Weekend: Hughes and Zegras highlight Skills Competition in Vegas, Metro takes All-Star Game

On Friday and Saturday, the NHL held All-Star Weekend in Vegas. It didn’t disappoint. Especially the Skills Competition that aired on both ESPN and ESPN Plus. With the marquee event in Vegas, they went all out to create some intriguing … Continue reading

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Zuccarello and Wild spoil Lundqvist Night, Rangers again inconsistent in frustrating loss on tough call

There will be no debate. Henrik Lundqvist Night was a rousing success. Of course it was. The highly anticipated jersey retirement of Number 30 to the rafters of Madison Square Garden lived up to the billing on the marquee. It … Continue reading

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