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RANGERS: POST GAME “NOT-SO-HAPPY” REPORT

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NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Canadiens: 31-13-3 (65 pts)
Rangers: 27-15-4 (58 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • As of the conclusion of tonight’s game, the Rangers rank fourth in the NHL in goals against per game (2.33) this season. New York is also tied for first in the NHL in goals against (107) in 2014-15.
  • The Blueshirts have allowed one goal or fewer in five of the last 11 games, seven of the last 16 games and in nine of the last 20 contests. The Rangers lead the NHL in games with one goal or fewer allowed (47) since the start of the 2013-14 season.
  • New York has allowed two goals or fewer in 15 of the last 20 games and in 19 of the last 28 games (53 goals allowed over the last 28 games; 1.89 goals against per game over the span). The Rangers have allowed two team goals or fewer in 24 of 46 contests this season.
  • The Rangers were 3-for-3 (6:00) on the penalty kill in the contest. The Blueshirts are 53-for-62 (85.5%) on the penalty kill over the last 22 games and are 63-for-74 (85.1%) over the last 25 games.

BLUESHIRT BREAKDOWN:

  • Henrik Lundqvist made 25 saves in the contest. He has posted a 7-3-0 record, along with a 1.86 GAA and a .940 SV% in his last 10 appearances. Lundqvist has registered a 14-4-0 record, along with a 1.80 GAA, a .938 SV%, and 1 SO in his last 18 appearances. He has allowed two goals or fewer in 14 of his last 17 starts. In his last 34 appearances, Lundqvist has posted a 22-9-3 record, along with a 2.02 GAA, a .929 SV%, and 5 SO.
  • Dan Girardi led all skaters with seven hits, was credited with three blocked shots, and recorded two shots on goal while skating in a team-high 24:53 of ice time. The Rangers’ alternate captain leads the team in average ice time (23:24), hits (133), and blocked shots (100) this season.
  • Ryan McDonagh led all skaters with four blocked shots, recorded one shot on goal, and registered one takeaway in 24:38 of ice time. The Rangers’ captain leads the team in blocked shots (55) in the 25 games he has played since returning to the lineup on Nov. 28.

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RANGERS: AT LEAST THEY ENDED THE GOAL DROUGHT

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NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY
Rangers: 27-14-4 (58 pts)
Islanders: 32-14-1 (65 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Rangers were 1-for-3 (5:33) on the power play in the contest. The Blueshirts have recorded a power play goal in eight of their last 14 games (12-for-43; 27.9%) and in 10 of their last 17 games (14-for-51; 27.5% over the span).

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RANGERS: WHAT A WAY TO ENTER THE ALL-STAR BREAK

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NEW YORK RANGERS -3 vs. OTTAWA SENATORS -2 (OT)
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Senators: 18-18-9 (45 pts)
Rangers: 27-13-4 (58 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Rangers have won 20 of their last 26 contests (20-6-0), including 18 of their last 23 games (18-5-0) and 16 of their last 19 contests (16-3-0). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 30 of their last 40 contests (26-10-4), including 23 of their last 30 games (21-7-2). Continue reading

RANGERS: GUT-CHECK TIME FOR WHITE-WEARING BLUESHIRTS

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NEW YORK RANGERS at COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
Nationwide Arena – Columbus, OH
Rangers: 24-13-4 (52 pts)
Blue Jackets: 18-20-3 (39 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME:

The Rangers continue their three-game road trip and conclude a back-to-back set tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena (7:00 p.m. ET —TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM). The Blueshirts have won 17 of their last 23 contests (17-6-0), including 15 of their last 20 games (15-5-0) and 13 of their last 16 contests (13-3-0). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 27 of their last 37 contests (23-10-4), including 20 of their last 27 games (18-7-2). New York has posted a 24-13-4 record this season (52 pts), following a 3-0 loss last night in Boston. The Blue Jackets enter tonight’s contest with an 18-20-3 record this season (39 pts), following a 3-2 loss against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday, Jan. 14 in Columbus. Continue reading

RANGERS: POINTLESS IN BEANTOWN

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NEW YORK RANGERS -0 at BOSTON BRUINS -3
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
TD Garden – Boston, MA
Rangers: 24-13-4 (52 pts)
Bruins: 24-15-6 (54 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Rangers were 3-for-3 (6:00) on the penalty kill in the contest. New York is 42-for-48 (87.5%) on the penalty kill over the last 17 games and is 52-for-60 (86.7%) over the last 20 games.
  • New York was credited with 30 shots on goal in the contest, as eight different skaters registered at least two shots on goal. The Rangers have recorded at least 30 shots on goal in 23 of 41 contests this season.
  • The Blueshirts recorded 33 hits in the game, as 14 different skaters registered at least one hit and nine different skaters were credited with at least two.

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RANGERS: GOOSE EGGS AND FISHSTICKS AT MSG

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NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Islanders: 29-13-1 (59 pts)
Rangers: 24-12-4 (52 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Rangers were 1-for-1 (2:00) on the penalty kill in the contest. New York is 39-for-45 (86.7%) on the penalty kill over the last 16 games and is 49-for-57 (86.0%) over the last 19 games.
  • The Blueshirts recorded 27 shots on goal in the game, as 12 different skaters were credited with at least one. New York has registered at least 27 shots on goal in 28 of 40 games this season.
  • New York was credited with 25 hits in the game, as five different players recorded at least three hits.

BLUESHIRT BREAKDOWN

  • Martin St. Louis recorded two shots on goal while skating in his 1,100th career NHL game. The Rangers’ alternate captain is one of 16 active players who have appeared in 1,100 career regular season NHL contests.
  • Marc Staal tied for the game-high with two takeaways, recorded one hit, and blocked one shot while skating in his 500th career NHL game. The Rangers’ alternate captain is the 12th defenseman in franchise history to skate in at least 500 career regular season games. Staal ranks third on the team – and leads all team defensemen – in takeaways (28) this season.
  • John Moore was credited with three blocked shots while skating in his 200th career NHL game. He has blocked three shots in each of the last two games.
  • Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves in tonight’s contest. He has posted an 11-2-0 record, along with a 1.72 GAA, a. 936 SV%, and 1 SO in his last 13 appearances.
  • Cam Talbot made 12 saves in relief in tonight’s contest. He has posted a 4-1-0 record, along with a 1.13 GAA, a .961 SV%, and 3 SO in his last six appearances.
  • Dan Girardi tied for the game-high with four blocked shots and tied for the team-high with four hits in 19:02 of ice time in the contest. The Rangers’ alternate captain leads the team in hits (106) and blocked shots (89) this season.
  • Mats Zuccarello led all Rangers with four shots on goal and recorded two hits in 17:26 of ice time. Zuccarello is tied for third on the team in shots on goal (80) this season.

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RANGERS: A HAPPY NEW YEAR IN FLORIDA FOR BLUESHIRTS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -5 at FLORIDA PANTHERS -2
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 6:00 p.m. ET
BB&T Center – Sunrise, FL
Rangers: 20-11-4 (44 pts)
Panthers: 16-10-9 (41 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Rangers won more games than any other NHL team (58 – regular season and playoffs combined) during the 2014 calendar year.
  • New York has won 13 of their last 17 contests (13-4-0), including 11 of its last 14 games (11-3-0) and nine of its last 10 contests (9-1-0). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 23 of their last 31 contests (19-8-4), including 16 of their last 21 games (14-5-2).

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