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Seventh Heaven! Gutsy Rangers come back to stun Penguins 4-3 in overtime, Zibanejad ties it and Panarin wins the series, Shesterkin saves his best for last, Meet Hurricanes in Second Round

Improbable. Unthinkable. Incredible. Exhilarating. High Anxiety. That’s what comes to mind after a dramatic conclusion to a great series. In what amounted to a gutsy performance, the Never Say Die Rangers found a way to come back and stun the … Continue reading

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Tied Up! Kreider’s goal with 1:28 left in regulation gives Rangers an improbable 5-3 win over Penguins to take Game Six, Comeback kids force deciding seventh game, Zibanejad delivers and Shesterkin silences chants

It’s going seven! The best words when it comes to playoff hockey. The Rangers dug very deep to pull out a hard fought 5-3 win to take Game Six over the Penguins in enemy territory.  Chris Kreider stunned everyone when … Continue reading

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Crosby out for Game Six, Jarry practices but won’t play, Motte a game-time decision

On the day of tonight’s Game Six in Pittsburgh, there’s plenty of news to digest. First and foremost, Sidney Crosby will not play. The Penguins captain skated with a skill coach this morning, but isn’t an option for Game Six. … Continue reading

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Heart and Guts shown by Rangers in 5-3 comeback win over Penguins to stay alive, Lafreniere, Chytil and Lindgren shine along with Kakko, Crosby leaves game after Trouba hit, Game Six on Friday

For the longest time, it looked they were dead. When Kris Letang converted a Evgeni Malkin feed off a two-on-one almost halfway through, the Rangers really looked finished. It’s hard enough to come back from a 3-1 series deficit. Trailing … Continue reading

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Rangers humiliated by Penguins in awful 7-2 loss, Face elimination in Game Five, Fox, Panarin and Zibanejad awful, Lafreniere gets first postseason goal, Gallant’s mystifying lack of adjustments

Here’s definitive evidence that it was a good goal by Crosby. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/L7P8IrSE79 — Sports365 (@Sportnews365247) May 9, 2022 There are losses. And then there are losses. That the Rangers got absolutely humiliated in Game Four by the Penguins 7-2 … Continue reading

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A crushing loss: Rangers’ comeback falls short in 7-4 defeat to Pens, trail series two games to one, Shesterkin lifted, Missing Mika, Special Teams failure

This was a crusher. There’s no other way to put it. Despite a valiant effort to rally from a three-goal first period deficit with a great second period comeback, the Rangers lost Game Three to the Pens in tough fashion. … Continue reading

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Blueshirts can send message to banged up Pens by winning Game Three

The reality of tonight’s Game Three is that it’s a chance for the Rangers to send a message. Facing a banged up Pens who are being carried by one of the game’s greatest players in Sidney Crosby, they enter Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Rangers Tie Series: Shesterkin’s 39 saves the difference in a 5-2 win over Pens, Panarin and Vatrano combine for six points, Carter runs Igor, Goodrow week-to-week

They’ve waited five years and one day for this. A Rangers win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They picked up their first postseason victory since May 4, 2017. Igor Shesterkin starred by making 39 saves on 41 shots to backstop … Continue reading

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Rangers handle the Penguins minus Crosby, Shesterkin gets fourth shutout, total team effort to put distance, Pens have meltdown at the end

If ever there was a message sent, it was in tonight’s game. Facing a potential first round opponent for the fourth and final time over a month, the Rangers handled the Penguins 3-0 at The Garden. The win allowed them … Continue reading

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Rangers hang on for big win over Penguins in crazy finish, Kreider gets 45th, Vatrano stays hot

The chaotic sequence at the end of an intense rivalry game summed it up perfectly. When the buzzer sounded as a Kris Letang desperation shot sailed wide, the Rangers had held off the Penguins’ late comeback attempt to earn a … Continue reading

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