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Goal breakdown: Joel Ward scores last second crusher to give Caps 1-0 lead

The New York Rangers entered last night’s game looking to take advantage of a supposedly tired Washington Capitals team. The Rangers were fresh off a week long break. The Caps had just played a grueling seven game series. Instead, the Caps played suffocating defense through 55 minutes, limiting the Rangers’ chances to the outside, and eventually got a late goal…

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Carl Hagelin’s overtime winner propels Rangers to second round

The New York Rangers made us sweat, but it was Carl Hagelin’s goal in overtime that gave the Rangers the series in just five games. This was a very tight game throughout, with Henrik Lundqvist and Marc-Andre Fleury putting on a clinic in keeping your team in it. This was a much better 60+ minute showing for the Rangers, who…

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Kevin Hayes gives Rangers 3-1 series lead with overtime winner

Kevin Hayes scored his first postseason goal last night, and boy was it a big one. The rookie parked himself in front of the net and got a loose puck over a prone Marc-Andre Fleury, giving the Rangers a 3-1 series lead. The Rangers absolutely stole this game, as their first period was so bad that all of Rangers Twitter…

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Thoughts after not being able to watch the first three games

Well I’m back. I was in Charleston, taking my lovely girlfriend for a long weekend for her 30th birthday. She will probably write about it on www.honkytonkfit.com soon, so if you are curious, keep checking that out. Anyway I couldn’t watch most of the first three games of the series. I caught the third period of Game One from a…

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Pens down Rangers, even series at 1

Sorry folks, I’m still away and the BSB writers all had prior committments, so there won’t be a oal breakdown for last night’s loss. Oddly enough, I’m in a hotel that has NBCSN, but not NBC, so I couldn’t watch the game. Yes, I’m as shocked as you at that development. Anyway, use this to discuss the loss, the Hagelin/Crosby…

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Rangers-Penguins Game One Recap

Note: I apologize for the late post here, somebody (raises hand) fell asleep right after the game and had to write this in the morning. The Rangers opened the 2015 playoffs in probably the most assuring way possible. 28 seconds into the game, Derick Brassard let one rip through the legs of Marc-Andre Fleury, easing any fear that fans could…

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Rangers win season finale, get Lundqvist to 30 wins

The New York Rangers scored the first three goals of the game, holding that lead throughout for the win in Game 82 against the Washington Capitals. This win may not have meant much to the Rangers as a team, but it got Henrik Lundqvist to 30 wins, something he’s done in every single full length NHL season in his career….

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Desperate Senators shutout Rangers

The Ottawa Senators kept their playoff hopes alive, at least temporarily, by shutting out the Rangers at MSG 3-0 last night. The Rangers didn’t just sit back and let Ottawa win, they actually played a good game. Ottawa just had that desperation that the Rangers simply don’t have. It is what it is, and while this game wasn’t painful to…

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Rangers clinch President’s Trophy with win over Devils

The New York Rangers are your 2014-2015 President’s Trophy winners. The game against the New Jersey Devils wasn’t pretty, especially in the second when Jordin Tootoo decided he wanted to be in the WWE, but the Ranger persevered, ignored the shenanigans, and came away with the two points. This was pure domination for the Rangers in the first two periods…

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Rangers fight back, beat Columbus in OT

On a night where Cam Talbot took home the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award, Derek Stepan stole the show. Stepan scored the game tying goal with less than one minute remaining to force overtime, then scored the game winner in overtime to move the Rangers within one point two points of clinching the President’s Trophy. The game itself wasn’t the…

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