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RANGERS: OT WIN THEME – “SWEET CAROLINE-A”

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NEW YORK RANGERS at CAROLINA HURRICANES
Saturday, Dec. 20, 7:00 p.m. ET
PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC
Rangers: 16-10-4 (36 pts)
Hurricanes: 9-20-3 (21 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Blueshirts swept a road trip of four or more games in length for the fourth time in franchise history, and for the first time since Nov. 10, 2007 against Toronto to Nov. 17, 2007 against Pittsburgh (The Rangers had 11 road trips of four or more games in length and five road trips of exactly four games between Nov. 2007 and the road trip they completed tonight). The last time New York won at least four games on any road trip was during a six-game trip from Mar. 25, 2010 against New Jersey to Apr. 6, 2010 against Buffalo (4-1-1 record on the trip).

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CRAWFORD: PACK MAKE ROSTER MOVES

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Jeff Malcolm, Vinny Saponari Returned to Greenville, Henrik Tallinder Released from PTO

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, December 16, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced three Wolf Pack roster deletions.

The Wolf Pack has returned goaltender Jeff Malcolm and forward Vinny Saponari to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and has released defenseman Henrik Tallinder from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.  Continue reading

RANGERS: NASH’S TWO LEAD TO DOUSING OF FLAMES

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NEW YORK RANGERS at CALGARY FLAMES
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 9:00 p.m. ET
Scotiabank SaddledomeCalgary, AB
Rangers: 15-10-4 (34 pts)
Flames: 17-14-2 (36 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games, and extended their road winning streak to three games. New York has outscored its opponents, 16-6, during the four-game winning streak and has outscored its opponents, 12-3, during the three-game winning streak on the road. The Blueshirts have also won six of their last eight games (6-2-0) and eight of their last 11 contests (8-3-0). New York has earned at least one point in 18 of its last 25 contests (14-7-4), including 11 of its last 15 games (9-4-2).

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RANGERS: KLEIN LEADS RANGERS IN OT WIN & SEWED ON BODY PARTS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -4 vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -3 (OT)
Monday, Dec. 8, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Penguins: 18-6-3 (39 pts)
Rangers: 12-10-4 (28 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers have earned at least one point in 15 of their last 22 games (11-7-4 record over the span), including 12 of their last 15 home games (9-3-3 over the span).
  • The Blueshirts have earned at least one point in eight of their last nine regular season games against Pittsburgh (either 5-1-3), including five consecutive regular season home games (either 4-0-1). Both streaks date back to April 3, 2013.

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RANGERS: GUT-CHECK TIME AS PENGUINS VISIT MSG

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NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Monday, Dec. 8, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Penguins: 18-6-2 (38 pts)
Rangers: 11-10-4 (26 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers play their 26th game of the 2014-15 season against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Metropolitan Division matchup at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN Radio 98.7 FM). The Rangers have earned at least one point in 14 of their last 21 contests (10-7-4), including 11 of their last 14 home games (8-3-3). New York has posted an 11-10-4 record this season (26 pts), following a 3-2 loss against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday in Detroit. The Penguins have posted an 18-6-2 record this season (38 pts), following a 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators Saturday. Continue reading

CANTLON’S CORNER: TWO AT HOME HIGHLIGHT WOLF PACK THREE-IN-THREE WEEKEND

gerry-150x130BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

The Hartford Wolf Pack have their first scheduling challenge coming up this weekend. They will play in Syracuse against the Crunch on Friday, follow that with a battle at home with their I-91 rivals, the Springfield Falcons at the XL Center on Saturday night at 7pm and complete the three-in-three with a visit from the Binghamton Senators on Sunday at 3pm.

The visit by the AHL affiliates of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night comes with the Falcons sitting atop the Northeast Division for the first time this season with a record of 15-7-1-0 (31 points). The team could not be any hotter as they enter the weekend having won nine in a row while their parent club is in a proverbial free fall. Continue reading

RANGERS: TALBOT SHUTS OUT PHILLY – AGAIN!

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -0
Friday, Nov. 28 1:00 p.m. ET
Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
Rangers: 10-8-4 (24 pts)
Flyers: 8-11-3 (19 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers have registered a shutout in three of their last four games, dating back to a 2-0 victory against the Flyers on November 19, 2014 at MSG. The last time the Blueshirts posted a shutout in three games over a four-game span was when they registered three consecutive shutouts from February 4, 1973 vs. the Atlanta Flames to February 10, 1973 at the New York Islanders.

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