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RANGERS RUN AMOK (“WILD” WAS TOO EASY) OVER MINNY AT MSG

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NEW YORK RANGERS -5 vs. MINNESOTA WILD -4

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers rallied from a three-goal deficit in the third period to record the victory. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Rangers’ victory tonight is just the second time in franchise history they rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the third period to win (January 4, 1956 against Detroit).

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RANGERS LOOK TO GET WILD AT MSG

new-york-rangers_thumb13-150x150NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MINNESOTA WILD
Monday, Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Wild: 4-2-0 (8 pts)
Rangers: 4-4-0 (8 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers begin their second four-game homestand of the 2014-15 season with a contest against the Minnesota Wild at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). Starting with tonight’s game, the Rangers will play 10 of their next 13 games, including seven of their next eight, at MSG. The Blueshirts enter thecontest having won three of their last four games, and have posted a 4-4-0 record (8 pts) this season. New York was defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 3-1, in its last contest on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Bell Centre. The Wild enter the contest having won each of their last two games, and have posted a 4-2-0 record (8 pts) this season. Minnesota defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 7-2, in its last contest on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Xcel Energy Center. Continue reading

IN A ROOM FULL OF CHARACTERS, RANGERS FIND MORE IN OT WIN

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NEW YORK RANGERS -4 at NEW JERSEY DEVILS -3
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7:00 p.m. ET
Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
Rangers: 4-3-0 (8 pts)
Devils: 3-2-1 (7pts)

BY: THE NEW YORK RANGERS

Team notes:

  • New York extended its winning streak to three games, and improved to 2-1-0 on the road this season.
  • The Rangers have won 85 road games since the start of the 2010-11 season. They rank third in the NHL in road wins over the span.
  • The Rangers have tallied four goals in each of their last two games. The Blueshirts have won their last 67 games in which they have scored at least four goals, dating back to a 5-2 victory on October 31, 2011 vs. San Jose. The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 89 consecutive games when they have registered at least four goals (88-0-1 record over the span), dating back to an 8-2 victory on November 14, 2010 vs. Edmonton.
  • Eight different skaters recorded a point for the Rangers in the contest.
  • The Rangers were 2-for-3 on the power play in the contest. The Blueshirts registered at least two power play goals in a game nine times during the 2013-14 season. New York has tallied a power play goal in three of its last four games against the Devils (4-for-13; 30.8% over the span). The Rangers recorded two power play goals in a regular season game against New Jersey for the first time since October 5, 2009.
  • The Blueshirts have posted a 2-2-0 record when trailing after two periods this season. As of the conclusion of tonight’s game, the Rangers are tied for first in the NHL in wins when trailing after 40 minutes.
  • New York has earned at least one point in 20 of its last 29 games against New Jersey, dating back to March 30, 2009 (17-9-3 record over the span). The Rangers have also recorded at least one point in seven of their last nine games against the Devils, dating back to March 19, 2013 (6-2-1 record over the span), and have won three straight games on the road against New Jersey.

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RANGERS DROP PRESEASON FINALE TO DEVILS

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New York Rangers -0 vs. New Jersey Devils -3
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
October 04, 2014
New Jersey Devils (4-1-1)
New York Rangers (3-3-0)

Team notes:

-        Hot at the Dot … The Rangers won 38 of 57 faceoffs (66.7%) in the game, as five of the six Blueshirts who took a faceoff won at least 50 percent of their draws. The Rangers won more faceoffs than their opponent in each of their final five preseason contests, going 156-for-263 (59.3%) at the faceoff dot in the five games. Continue reading

RANGERS COME UP SHORT ON SECOND HELPING OF CHEESESTEAK

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NEW YORK RANGERS 2 vs. PHILADELPHIA CHEESESTEAKS 4
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia, PA
September 30, 2014

Team notes:

Out for the kill … The Rangers were 3-for-4 on the penalty kill, and registered a shorthanded goal in the contest. New York is 13-for-15 (86.7%) on the penalty kill in the preseason. The Blueshirts were tied for third in the NHL in shorthanded goals (10) in 2013-14.

Sacrificing the body… New York was credited with 25 blocked shots in the game. Eleven different skaters were credited with at least one blocked shot for the Blueshirts, while four Rangers blocked at least three shots. Continue reading

RANGERS GO, “JOEY CHESTNUT” ON CHEESESTEAKS

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New York Rangers 6, Philadelphia Cheesesteaks 3

Mon. Sept. 29, 7:00 p.m. ET

Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team notes:

  • Spreading the wealth … Nine different Rangers tallied a point in the contest, and seven different Blueshirts recorded at least two points. Four Rangers tallied a goal for the third consecutive preseason game, and at least nine Rangers have registered a point in each of the team’s three preseason games this year (10 players tallied a point in each of the first two preseason games). Over the first three preseason games, 10 different Rangers have recorded a goal and 22 different Blueshirts have registered a point. Continue reading

RANGERS GROUP B VS. BLACKHAWKS TONIGHT

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BY: THE NEW YORK RANGERS

NEW YORK RANGERS at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

  • Friday, Sept. 26, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • United Center – Chicago, IL
  • Rangers: 0-1-0
  • Blackhawks: 1-1-0*

TONIGHT’S GAME

The Rangers continue their 2014-15 preseason schedule against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at United Center (8:30 p.m. – TV: MSG Network). Tonight’s matchup marks the second of six preseason contests for the Rangers, and it is also New York’s first road preseason game this year. The Blueshirts enter the contest with a 0-1-0 preseason record (0-1-0 at home, 0-0-0 on the road) following a 5-4 loss in their preseason opener against the New Jersey Devils on Monday at Madison Square Garden. Chicago has posted a 1-1-0 record in the preseason, after playing its second preseason contest last night against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. Continue reading