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Playoff Preview: Rangers vs. Flyers

After an 82 game slog, the playoffs are finally here! With a balanced offense, solid defense and the King in net, the Blueshirts enter the tournament poised to make a run at Lord Stanley’s Cup, but first must get through … Continue reading

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Game 82 Recap: Canadiens 1 Rangers 0 (OT)

With the Rangers locked into the second seed and a matchup with the Flyers, they travelled up to La Belle Province to take on the Canadiens in a completely meaningless game. With Ryan McDonagh, Martin St. Louis and Dan Girardi … Continue reading

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Game 81 Recap: Rangers 2 Sabres 1

In the last game of the regular season on Garden ice, the Rangers eked out a 2-1 victory against the 30th place Buffalo Sabres. The game was an odd contest with wildly different periods, but all in all, a bit … Continue reading

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Game 80 Recap: Rangers 4 Hurricanes 1

With their playoff ticket punched, the Rangers hosted the Carolina Hurricanes in the regular season’s penultimate game at MSG. After a sloppy start, including a goal three minutes in by a wide-open Patrick Dwyer, the Blueshirts were bailed out by … Continue reading

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Game 79: Senators 3 Rangers 2

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Game 78 Recap: Avalanche 3 Rangers 2 (SO)

The Rangers closed out their tough late-season western swing with a tough shoot out loss to the Colorado Avalanche. Defenseman John Moore, fresh from a stint on the DL with a concussion, ripped a slapper by Semyon Varlamov just two … Continue reading

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Game 77 Recap: Rangers 3 Canucks 1

Fresh off a thorough pasting of the Oil in Edmonton, the Rangers headed southwest to take on John Tortorella and the downward spiraling Vancouver Canucks. The game marked a return to the Pacific Northwest for Alain Vigneault and a bench … Continue reading

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Game 76 Recap: Rangers 5 Oilers 0

The Rangers recovered from their brief hiccup in Calgary with a dominating performance up the road in Edmonton. After blowing a five game win streak against the lowly Flames, the Blueshirts pasted the Oilers in a 5-0 blanking. Rick Nash … Continue reading

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Game 75 Recap: Flames 4 Rangers 3

Riding a five game win streak, the Rangers started their western swing with a lousy game against a lousy team, the already-eliminated Calgary Flames. In a crazy contest, the Rangers played as if they expected to be handed two points … Continue reading

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Game 74 Recap: Rangers 3 Flyers 1

In a game of humongous proportions, the Rangers hosted their orange and black neighbors to the south. The Rivalry Night matchup between the two clubs separated by the slimmest of margins (a single point) had huge playoff and seeding implications. … Continue reading

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