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Game #19: Islanders again beat the Rangers in wild 7-5 shootout

How would I describe the latest Rangers’ defeat at the hands of their kryptonite, the Islanders? Like this following their 7-5 home win on a snowy night that was highlighted by world beater Anthony Beauvillier’s first career hat trick. It's … Continue reading

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Classic Rivalry continues tonight in Brooklyn

In less than an hour, the puck will drop on another installment of a classic rivalry. That’s always been the case whenever the Rangers and Islanders get together. A unique blood rivalry between New York teams that dates back to … Continue reading

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Game #18: The kids get it done in deserved 2-1 Rangers win over Canucks

"I'm happy I scored a goal, I'm happy we won the game. That was a great game, the fans are great." – #NYR Filip Chytil pic.twitter.com/cKH6Qv7ICe — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 13, 2018 The kids are alright. A classic … Continue reading

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Game #17: Vesey and Buchnevich star in wild 5-4 shootout win over Blue Jackets

Not every win is going to be a Picasso or Renoir. That’s precisely how to describe a wild 5-4 Rangers’ shootout win over the Blue Jackets at a loud Nationwide Arena. Twenty-four hours after losing in tough fashion to the … Continue reading

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Claesson replaces Smith in lineup tonight

When the Rangers take on the first place Blue Jackets tonight in Columbus, they’ll do so with a couple of notable lineup changes. One was anticipated while the other is not too surprising even if I don’t necessarily agree. Both … Continue reading

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Game #16: “We Wilted” Quinn fumes on bad 3-2 overtime loss to Red Wings

There really isn’t much to say following that awful third period and overtime display. I don’t care if the second Detroit goal was offside as someone showed on Twitter. There is no excuse for how poorly the Rangers played with … Continue reading

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Game #15 The most exciting win in a long time as Rangers stun Canadiens 5-3

How would I describe tonight’s come from behind win over Montreal? Exciting. Amazing. Unreal. Terrific. You can find so many positive adjectives when it comes to their fourth consecutive win. The Rangers played the kind of determined, together and tough … Continue reading

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Game #14: Lundqvist and Vesey lead the way in 3-1 Rangers’ win over Sabres

I’ll be perfectly honest. I missed most of last night’s game. We had dinner plans with Mom and had Japanese food at a nice place on the North shore of the Island. Family comes before everything including our favorite hockey … Continue reading

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Game #10 Poor effort results in ugly 4-1 loss to Blackhawks

A lousy third period did in the Rangers in a bad loss at Chicago. Continue reading

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Game #9: Zibanejad’s big night leads Rangers to 5-2 win over Panthers

Mika Zibanejad talked about what needed to happen for the Rangers offense to improve. He spoke following Sunday’s loss to Calgary about needing the second and third effort along with more grit in their game to score goals. He backed … Continue reading

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