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RANGERS INTRODUCE FANS TO 2014 DRAFT PICKS

ny-ranger-logo-150x145RANGERS MAKE SEVEN SELECTIONS IN 2014 NHL DRAFT

Blueshirts draft two forwards, three defensemen, and two goalies

BY: The New York Rangers

PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather, along with Director of Player Personnel, Gordie Clark, oversaw the club’s activity in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The team, which held seven picks in the draft, selected two forwards, three defensemen, and two goalies.

The Rangers made all seven of their selections on Saturday, starting with goaltender Brandon Halverson in the second round (59th overall). Halverson appeared in 19 games with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) this past season, posting a 12-6-1 record, along with a 2.96 GAA, a .904 SV%, and two shutouts as a rookie. The Traverse City, Michigan native recorded a shutout in his OHL debut on October 5 at Belleville, stopping all 32 shots he faced. Halverson also posted a personal four-game winning streak from March 1 vs. Kitchener to March 16 vs. London, registering a 1.75 GAA, a .947 SV%, and one shutout over the span. Continue reading

RANGERS ANNOUNCE 2014-2015 SCHEDULE

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RANGERS ANNOUNCE ’14-’15 SCHEDULE

Home Opener on October 12 vs. Toronto

NEW YORK, June 22, 2014 – The New York Rangers will open the 2014-15 season on the road against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, Oct. 9. The Blueshirts will play their season opener on the road for the seventh consecutive year. Following two road contests, the Rangers will return to New York to play their home opener at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Oct. 12 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. New York will play its home opener against an Original Six opponent for the fourth time in the last five seasons, and will open its home schedule against Toronto for the third time during that span.

The Rangers will play a total of 30 games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season. The Blueshirts will face the Islanders and Carolina five times apiece, and will play four games apiece against Columbus, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington. New York will play three games against each of its eight Atlantic Division opponents, and will face off against each of the 14 Western Conference teams twice during the season. Continue reading

STANLEY CUP FINALS: GM 5: TO LIVE OR DIE IN LA

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NEW YORK RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS

*Record in the playoffs (record in the series) 

TONIGHT’S GAME

The Rangers will face off against the Los Angeles Kings tonight, June 13, at STAPLES Center (8:00 p.m. ET — TV: NBC Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Blueshirts trail the best-of-seven series, three games to one, following their 2-1 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. New York enters tonight’s contest with a 226-244-8 record all-time in 478 playoff contests (127-94-2 at home; 99-150-6 on the road). Continue reading

STANLEY CUP FINALS: GM 3 – RANGERS ON THE BRINK

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NEW YORK RANGERS -0 vs. LOS ANGELES KINGS -3

BY: The New York Rangers

*Record in the playoffs (record in the series)

Team notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-0, tonight in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers trail the best-of-seven series, three games to none.
  • The Blueshirts have posted a 12-11 record in the playoffs this year, including a 6-5 record at home.

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STANLEY CUP FINALS: GM 2: BAD CALL GIVES KINGS MOMENTUM IN 2OT WIN

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NEW YORK RANGERS -4 at LOS ANGELES KINGS -5 (2OT)

BY: The New York Rangers

*Record in the playoffs (record in the series)

Team notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in double overtime tonight in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center. The Rangers trail the best-of-seven series, two games to none.

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RANGERS LET GAME ONE SLIP AWAY

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NEW YORK RANGERS -2 at LOS ANGELES KINGS -3 (OT)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, in overtime tonight in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center. The Rangers trail the best-of-seven series, one game to none.
  • The Blueshirts have posted a 12-9 record in the playoffs this year, including a 6-5 record on the road.

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STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS BEGIN: SHOWTIME

ny-ranger-logo-150x1451BY: The New York Rangers

NY RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers will face off against the Los Angeles Kings tonight at STAPLES Center (8:00 p.m. ET — TV: NBC Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Blueshirts defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 29 to win the series, four games to two. New York enters tonights contest with a 225-241-8 record all-time in 474 playoff contests (126-93-2 at home; 99-148-6 on the road).

The Rangers entered the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs as the second seed in the Metropolitan Division, having posted a 45-31-6 record (20-17-4 at home; 25-14-2 on the road) for 96 points. The Blueshirts are one of four teams, along with Detroit, Pittsburgh, and San Jose, to make the playoffs in eight of the last nine years.  Continue reading