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RANGERS: “WILD” NIGHT FOR RANGERS AS THEY CLINCH METRO DIVISION CROWN

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 at MINNESOTA WILD -2
Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET
Xcel Energy CenterSt. Paul, MN
Rangers: 49-21-7 (105 pts)
Wild: 44-26-7 (95 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • TAKING THE METRO – By earning a win in tonight’s game, the Rangers are the 2014-15 Metropolitan Division Champions. The Blueshirts have won a division title for the eighth time in franchise history and for the second time in the last four seasons (they were the Atlantic Division Champions in 2011-12). The Blueshirts have won a division title twice in a four-season span for the first time since they earned two division titles in a three-season span from 1991-92 to 1993-94 (Patrick Division Champions in 1991-92 and Atlantic Division Champions in 1993-94).

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RANGERS: FINDING A WAY AGAIN

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 at CAROLINA HURRICANES -2 (SO)
Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC
Rangers: 45-18-7 (97 pts)
Hurricanes: 26-35-10 (62 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • WINNING WAYS – The Rangers earned their 45th win of the season in the contest. The Blueshirts have won 45 games in each of the last two seasons and they reached the 45-win plateau for the eighth time in franchise history. New York has won 45 or more games in at least two straight seasons for the second time in franchise history (the Rangers won at least 45 games in three consecutive seasons from 1970-71 – 1972-73).

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RANGERS: YOU CAN’T WIN’EM ALL

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NEW YORK RANGERS -0 vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -1
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Blackhawks: 43-21-6 (92 pts)
Rangers: 44-18-7 (95 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • SHUTTING THE DOOR – The Rangers have allowed one goal or fewer in regulation in each of the last eight games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Rangers have allowed one goal or fewer in regulation in eight straight games for the first time in franchise history. The Rangers are also the first NHL team to allow one goal or fewer in regulation in eight straight games since the Dallas Stars did so from Mar. 13 – Mar. 28, 2001. The Rangers have allowed one goal or fewer in a game in each of the last six contests, in seven of the last eight contests, in eight of the last 11 contests, in nine of the last 13 games, and in 10 of the last 16 contests. The Blueshirts lead the NHL in games with one goal or fewer allowed (58) since the start of the 2013-14 season.

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RANGERS: COLORADO AVALANCHED BY NY’S THIRD PERIOD THREE-SPOT

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NEW YORK RANGERS -6 at COLORADO AVALANCHE -3
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 9:00 p.m. ET
Pepsi CenterDenver, CO
Rangers: 32-16-5 (69 pts)
Avalanche: 22-22-11 (55 pts)

 

BY: THE NEW YORK RANGERS

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Blueshirts have won 25 of their last 35 games (25-9-1), including 23 of their last 32 games (23-8-1), 21 of their last 28 contests (21-6-1), and five of their last seven games (5-1-1). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 36 of their last 49 games (31-13-5), including 29 of their last 39 games (26-10-3).

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RANGERS: PITTSBURGH SERVES PENGUIN FOR LUNCH

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NEW YORK RANGERS at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, 12:30 p.m. ET
CONSOL Energy CenterPittsburgh, PA
Rangers: 26-13-4 (56 pts)
Penguins: 26-12-6 (58 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES

  • The Rangers have won 19 of their last 25 contests (19-6-0), including 17 of their last 22 games (17-5-0) and 15 of their last 18 contests (15-3-0). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 29 of their last 39 contests (25-10-4), including 22 of their last 29 games (20-7-2).

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RANGERS: TALBOT SIGNS CONTRACT EXTENSION

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BY: The New York Rangers

NEW YORK, December 19, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Cam Talbot on a contract extension.

Talbot, 27, has appeared in seven games with the Rangers this season, posting a 2-3-1 record, along with a 2.34 GAA, a .921 SV%, and two shutouts. He is tied for ninth in the NHL in shutouts in 2014-15, and he is the only NHL goaltender with six or fewer starts to post two shutouts this season. Talbot recorded shutouts in back-to-back starts on November 19 vs. Philadelphia and November 28 at Philadelphia, and he has posted the fourth-longest shutout streak in the NHL this season (159:48 from November 8 at Toronto to December 6 at Detroit). Continue reading

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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