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STANLEY CUP FINALS: KINGS TAKE GAME 1 IN OT

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

JUNE 4, 2014

BY: The NHL

RESILIENT KINGS RECORD COMEBACK WIN ON WILLIAMS’ OT GOAL

  • Kings forward Justin Williams scored the first playoff overtime goal of his NHL career to give the Kings a 3-2 win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. He now has 1-3—4 in 30 career postseason overtime games.
  • Williams, who also earned an assist on Drew Doughty’s second-period goal, posted his second consecutive and sixth overall multi-point game of the postseason. He recorded 1-1—2, including the primary assist on Alec Martinez’s overtime winner, in Game 7 of the Western Conference Final.

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NEXT GENERATION OF RANGERS GETTING SIGNED

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New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms on an entry-level contract with goaltender Mackenzie Skapski.

Mackenzie Skapski
G – KOOTENAY (WHL) – 2013-14
Wins: 28 | Losses: 20 | OT: | SO: 1
GP: 53 | GAA: 2.70 | SV%: .916

Skapski, 19, appeared in 53 games with the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League (WHL) this past season, posting a 28-20-4 record, along with a 2.70 GAA, a .916 SV%, and one shutout. Skapski posted career-bests in both GAA and SV% during the season. He also ranked sixth in the WHL in SV%, tied for seventh in wins, and ranked 10th in GAA. He registered a career-high, 10-game winning streak from January 12, 2014 to February 11, 2014, posting a 1.80 GAA and a .940 SV% over the span.

The 6-3, 191-pounder registered a 34-25-1 record, along with a 2.78 GAA, a .910 SV%, and seven shutouts in 2012-13. Skapski’s 34 wins and seven shutouts were both career-highs, and he tied for first in the WHL in shutouts.

In 141 career WHL appearances, all with Kootenay, Skapski posted a 74-52-7 record, a 2.81 GAA, a .909 SV%, and eight shutouts. He recorded his first WHL win while making his WHL debut on January 29, 2011 vs. Lethbridge. Skapski also registered a 4-8 record in 15 career playoff appearances with Kootenay.
The Abbotsford, British Columbia native was selected by the Rangers in the sixth round, 170th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft Continue reading

WITH RANGERS WIN IN GAME FOUR, FANS ASK, “CALLA-WHO?”

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS -2 (OT)

  • Sunday, May 25, 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
  • Rangers: 11-7 (3-1)*
  • Canadiens: 9-6 (1-3)*

* Record in the playoffs (record in the series)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 3-2, in overtime tonight in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lead the best-of-seven series, three games to one.
  • The Blueshirts have posted an 11-7 record in the playoffs this year, including a 5-4 record at home.

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CANTLON’S CORNER: OFF-SEASON NEWS CONTINUES

gerry-cantlon1-150x15011BY: Gerry Cantlon, Special to Howlings

BONSOIR MONTREAL

The New York Rangers did exceptionally well in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals winning the first two games, 7-2 and 3-1 in Montreal against the Habs. The streets de la Gauchtiere and Rene Levesque, both near the Bell Centre, were jam packed with festivities  in the hockey mad city.

The Rangers feature ex-Wolf Pack, Ryan McDonough, Dominic Moore, Dan Girardi, Mats Zuccarello, Marc Staal, Chris Kreider, J.T. Miller, Jesper Fast and Cam Talbot. Behind the bench is former Hartford Whaler and former Wolf Pack assistant coach, Ulf Samuelsson. Continue reading

RANGERS FIND A WAY – HABS/B’S WINNER AWAITS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -2 at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -1

* Record in the playoffs (record in the series)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-1 tonight in Game 7 of the Metropolitan Division Finals at CONSOL Energy Center. The Rangers won the best-of-seven series, four games to three.
  • The Blueshirts have an 8-6 record in the playoffs, including a 4-3 record on the road.

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GAME FIVE: RANGERS HOPE FOR TUESDAY EXPIRATION DATE FOR CHEESESTEAKS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -4 vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -2

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2, today in Game 5 of the Metropolitan Division Semifinals at Madison Square Garden to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
  • New York has posted a 13-2 playoff series record all-time in best-of-seven series when leading a series three games to two after Game 5.

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RANGERS EAST BEAT RANGERS MID-WEST 3-1

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 at COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS -1

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers began their final back-to-back set of the season with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight at Nationwide Arena. After two scoreless periods, the Blueshirts tallied three unanswered goals in the third to pull two points ahead of Columbus into third place in the Metropolitan Division standings. New York has now won three of their last four games, including three straight on the road. Continue reading