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RANGERS: RANGERS REEL IN SHARKS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -4 vs. SAN JOSE SHARKS -0

  • Sunday, Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m. ET
  • Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
  • Sharks: 4-1-1 (9 pts)
  • Rangers: 3-3-0 (6 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers tied a franchise record for the fastest two goals scored, as Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash tallied goals in a span of four seconds (St. Louis at 19:16 of the second period, Nash at 19:20 of the second period). The only time the Blueshirts had recorded two goals in a span of four second prior to tonight’s game was on October 9, 1991 vs. the New York Islanders (Kris King at 19:45 of the third period, James Patrick at 19:49 of the third period). New York’s two goals in tonight’s contest are also a franchise record for the two fastest goals without either goal being an empty-net goal.
  • Four Score… The Blueshirts tallied four goals in one game for the first time this season. New York has won its last 66 games when scoring at least four goals in a game, dating back to a 5-2 victory on October 31, 2011 vs. San Jose. The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 88 consecutive games when registering at least four goals (87-0-1 record over the span), dating back to an 8-2 victory on November 14, 2010 vs. Edmonton.
  • The Rangers were 3-for-3 (6:00) on the penalty kill in the contest. The Blueshirts have not allowed a power play goal in 11 of their last 13 games, killing off 36 of its opponents’ 39 power plays over the span (92.3%).
  • New York established season-highs in faceoff wins (41) and faceoff win percentage (66.1%; 41-for-62) in the game. Three Rangers won over 80% of faceoffs they took in the contest.
  • The Blueshirts were credited with a season-high 35 hits in the game, as 15 of 18 skaters registered at least one hit, and five skaters recorded at least three hits.
  • The Rangers have earned a point in nine of their last 13 contests against the Sharks (8-4-1-0 record over the span), and are 10-4-1-0 in 15 all-time games against San Jose at Madison Square Garden.

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RANGERS RAKE AND BURN LEAFS

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BY: The New York Rangers

NEW YORK RANGERS -7 at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS -1
Saturday, Jan. 4, 7:00 p.m. ET
Air Canada CentreToronto, ON
Rangers: 21-20-2 (44 pts)
Maple Leafs: 21-17-5 (47 pts)

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Team notes:

  • The Rangers concluded a five-game road trip tonight with a 7-1 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre, in an Original Six matchup. New York has now won five of their last seven games, and 11 of their last 15 on the road. The Rangers posted a 3-2-0 record on their five-game road trip. Continue reading

RANGERS SEEKING STABILITY IN FLORIDA

NY Ranger LogoBY: The New York Rangers

NY RANGERS at FLORIDA PANTHERS
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. ET
BB&T Center – Sunrise, FL
Rangers: 12-12-0 (24 pts)
Panthers: 7-13-5 (19 pts)

TONIGHT’S GAME:

The Rangers will face-off against the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in the first of three games in a four-day span.

The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Metropolitan Division standings, and eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 12-12-0 (24 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-0, on Monday at Tampa, to end their road winning streak at six games. Continue reading

RANGERS STARS SHINE BRIGHT IN DALLAS

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NEW YORK RANGERS 3 vs. DALLAS STARS 2
Thursday, Nov. 21, 8:30 p.m. ET
American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX
Rangers: 11-11-0 (20 pts)
Stars: 11-8-2 (24 pts)

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Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Dallas Stars, 3-2, tonight at American Airlines Center, to begin a five-game road trip. New York tallied two goals in a span of 37 seconds early in the third period to pull out the victory. Continue reading

FAN-FARE: THE NASH DEBATE – ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE

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BY: Matt LoGuercio, Special to Howlings

Recently I had the real pleasure of meeting Mr. Nash, a 61 and a real metropolitan.

If you think I meant Rick Nash, I wasn’t. I was  referring to the beauty in the picture (left) a 1961 Nash Metropolitan. The two, the player and the car have a lot in common. 61, boxy, metropolitan and easy to park. Rick Nash is a talented player but we did not see a ton of that talent on display this season.   Continue reading

RANGERS ADVANCE TO FACE BRUINS

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BY: The New York Rangers

New York Rangers Post-Game Notes
Eastern Conference Quarterfinal, Game 7
Verizon Center – Washington, DC
Rangers 5, Capitals 0 (Rangers win the series, 4-3)

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals, 5-0, tonight at Verizon Center, in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. The Rangers won the series, 4-3, to advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals for a second consecutive season.
  • New York has posted a record of 212-229-8 overall in postseason action, including a 93-141-6 mark on the road.
  • The 5-0 win is the Rangers’ largest margin of victory in a Game 7, and is the first Game 7 shutout in franchise history. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it is only the eighth shutout by a road team in Game 7 in NHL history. Continue reading

GAME SEVEN: BRING ON THE DEVILS

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NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 7
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

(NYR win 4-3)

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals, 2-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden, in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series.  The Blueshirts won the series, 4-3, to advance to the Eastern Conference Final against the New Jersey Devils.
  • New York is now 206-222-8 overall in postseason action, including a 115-86-2 mark at home. Continue reading