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RANGERS SLOPPY IN RETURN TO MONTREAL

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NEW YORK RANGERS -1 at MONTREAL CANADIENS-3

  • Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Bell Centre – Montreal, QC
  • Rangers: 4-4-0 (8 pts)
  • Canadiens: 7-1-0 (14 pts)

BOXSCORE 

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • Tonight’s game was the first regular season contest between the Rangers and Canadiens that didn’t result in a shutout for either team since February 19, 2013 (either the Rangers or Canadiens posted a shutout in their previous five regular season matchups).
  • Five of the last seven regular season games between New York and Montreal have been decided by two or fewer goals, including each of the last four regular season matchups. In addition, nine of the last 13 regular season and playoff contests between the Rangers and Canadiens have been either one-goal games or two-goal games.

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RANGERS/HABS: NOW WHERE WERE WE?

new-york-rangers_thumb13-150x150NY RANGERS at MONTREAL CANADIENS
Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m. ET
Bell CentreMontreal, QC
Rangers: 4-3-0 (8 pts)
Canadiens: 6-1-0 (12 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers conclude their two-game road trip against the Montreal Canadiens in an Original Six matchup at Bell Centre (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). The Blueshirts enter the contest on a three-game winning streak, and have posted a 4-3-0 record (8 pts) this season. New York defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-3, in overtime in its last contest on Oct. 21 at Prudential Center. The Canadiens enter the contest on a three-game winning streak, and have posted a 6-1-0 record (12 pts) this season. The Canadiens defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 2-1, in overtime in their last contest on Oct. 21 at Bell Centre. 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 LOOK TO ROCK DEVS IN JERSEY

new-york-rangers_thumb13-150x150NY RANGERS at NEW JERSEY DEVILS
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7:00 p.m. ET
Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
Rangers: 3-3-0 (6 pts)
Devils: 3-2-0 (6pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers begin their two-game road trip against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). The Rangers enter the contest on a two-game winning streak and have posted a 3-3-0 record (6 pts) this season. New York defeated the San Jose Sharks, 4-0, in its last contest on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. The Devils have lost each of their last two games, and enter the’s contest with a 3-2-0 record (6 pts). The Devils were defeated by San Jose, 4-2, in their last contest on Saturday at Prudential Center. Continue reading

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 WILL NEED A BIGGER BOAT FOR THESE SHARKS

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NEW YORK RANGERS vs. SAN JOSE SHARKS

Sunday, Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Sharks: 4-0-1 (9 pts)
Rangers: 2-3-0 (4 pts)

TONIGHT’S GAME

The Rangers conclude their four-game homestand against the San Jose Sharks at Madison Square Garden (5:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). Today’s game is the fourth game of a stretch where they play 14 of 19 games at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers enter the contest with a 2-3-0 record (1-2-0 at home, 1-1-0 on the road), following a 2-1 shootout win against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday at MSG. San Jose has opened the season with a five-game point streak (4-0-1 record over the span), after it’s game Saturday against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. Continue reading

IT WASN’T PRETTY, BUT TWO POINTS ARE STILL TWO POINTS

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NY RANGERS -2 VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES -1 (Shootout)
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Hurricanes: 0-2-2 (2 pts)
Rangers: 2-3-0 (4 pts)

Team notes:

  • The Rangers have won 12 of their last 13 contests against the Hurricanes (12-1-0 record) and 13 of their last 15 games against Carolina (13-2-0 record over the span).
  • New York extended its win/point streak against Carolina at Madison Square Garden to seven games. The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 20 of their last 24 home games against the Hurricanes (17-4-1-2 over the span).
  • The Blueshirts were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill in the contest. New York has not allowed a power play goal in 10 of its last 12 regular season games, killing off 33 of its opponents’ 36 power plays over the span (91.7%).
  • The Rangers registered 34 shots on goal in the contest, as 13 different players were credited with at least one shot. New York has recorded at least 30 shots on goal in 23 of its last 26 regular season home games, registering 947 shots on goal during the stretch (36.4 shots on goal per game).

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