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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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RANGERS LOOK TO GET WILD AT MSG

new-york-rangers_thumb13-150x150NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MINNESOTA WILD
Monday, Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Wild: 4-2-0 (8 pts)
Rangers: 4-4-0 (8 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers begin their second four-game homestand of the 2014-15 season with a contest against the Minnesota Wild at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). Starting with tonight’s game, the Rangers will play 10 of their next 13 games, including seven of their next eight, at MSG. The Blueshirts enter thecontest having won three of their last four games, and have posted a 4-4-0 record (8 pts) this season. New York was defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 3-1, in its last contest on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Bell Centre. The Wild enter the contest having won each of their last two games, and have posted a 4-2-0 record (8 pts) this season. Minnesota defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 7-2, in its last contest on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Xcel Energy Center. Continue reading

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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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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RANGERS LOOK TO HANG UP THEIR BLUE JACKETS IN COLUMBUS

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NEW YORK RANGERS at COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS

  • Saturday, Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Nationwide Arena – Columbus, OH
  • Rangers: 1-0-0
  • Blue Jackets: 1-0-0

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers conclude their two-game road trip tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). Tonight is the first half of back-to-back contests for the Blueshirts, as they play their home opener on Sunday, Oct. 12, against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Rangers enter tonight’s contest with a 1-0-0 record (0-0-0 at home, 1-0-0 on the road), following a 3-2 victory against the St. Louis Blues in their regular season opener on Thursday. Columbus enters tonight’s game with a 1-0-0 record (0-0-0 at home, 1-0-0 on the road), following a 3-1 victory against the Buffalo Sabres in their regular season opener on Thursday.
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RANGERS: BIG WIN AND A BIGGER LOSS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 at ST. LOUIS BLUES -2

  • Thursday, Oct. 9, 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Scottrade Center – St. Louis, MO
  • Rangers: 1-0-0 (2 pts)
  • Blues: 0-1-0 (0 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team Notes:

  • Dan Boyle, Anthony Duclair, Tanner Glass, and Lee Stempniak all made their Rangers debuts in tonight’s contest. The Rangers have now had 1,000 players appear in at least one regular season or playoff game in franchise history.
  • The Rangers were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill in the contest. The Blueshirts ranked third in the NHL on the penalty kill last season (198-for-232; 85.3%), and didn’t allow a power play goal in 51 of 82 regular season games.
  • New York was credited with 18 blocked shots in the game. Nine skaters recorded at least one blocked shot, while three players (Dan Boyle, Dan Girardi, and Ryan McDonagh) were credited with at least three blocked shots.
  • The Blueshirts have recorded a point in 123 of their last 124 games when leading after two periods, dating back to February 4, 2010 against Washington (115-1-8 over the span).
  • New York won its first road game of the season after establishing a single-season franchise record with 25 road victories during the 2013-14 season. The Rangers were the only NHL team that won at least 24 road games in three out of four seasons between 2010-11 and 2013-14, and they are tied for second in the NHL in road wins (84) since the start of the 2010-11 season.
  • The Rangers became the first team in NHL history to have players wearing #61 (Rick Nash), #62 (Carl Hagelin), and #63 (Anthony Duclair) in a regular season game.

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