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Rangers suffer jet lag in critical loss to Islanders

Fresh off a five-game win streak, including a California sweep, the New York Rangers came home to MSG to face the Metro Division leading New York Islanders. It was the first meaningful game these two have played this late in the season in a long, long time, and the Isles took full advantage of a jet lagged Rangers team. You…

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GIFs: Rangers beat San Jose, sweep second west coast swing

I’m still sick, so I wasn’t up to watch the game. Luckily Steph (@myregularface) made GIFs for some of the goals, so I can still link to those. The game looked to be a solid defensive effort, with the top-six forwards providing the scoring. This win makes it five in a row, and 13 of their last fourteen. MSL’S Goal:…

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New York Rangers continue rolling, hold off Los Angeles Kings

The New York Rangers continued their torrid streak, this time knocking off the Los Angeles Kings to make it wins in four in a row and 12 of their last 13 games. The Rangers started off slow in this game, surrendering two quick goals to the Kings in the first five minutes. They then got their collective acts together, putting…

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Rangers light up Buffalo in laugher

The New York Rangers showed no mercy against the woeful Buffalo Sabres last night, lighting them up for five straight goals –three on the powerplay– en route to their 6-1 win. Discipline was the issue for the Sabres, as they took three penalties in a 1:20 span, and the Rangers scored on all three opportunities. The fourth goal, this one…

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Rangers end year on high note with win in Florida

After a disappointing loss in Dallas, the New York Rangers rebounded nicely in Sunrise, beating the Florida Panthers 5-2. Chris Kreider, Ryan McDonagh, and Martin St. Louis contributed a goal and an assist apiece while Derek Stepan had three assists. The Rangers did a good job using their speed to pressure the young Panthers in their own zone and the…

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Rangers winning streak ends in Dallas

Well the winning streak had to come to an end at some point. I said in the preview that I was worried about this game, and it wound up coming true. Dallas is a very talented team that at least appears to be getting their defense in order. They limited New York’s ability to transition in the neutral zone and…

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Rangers hold on against Caps, make it seven in a row

Ok I’m going to level with you guys. By now you’ve noticed the new design, and I really hope you guys like it. As I write this, it is 2am. I had already written the goal breakdown and had it finished around 11pm. At that point, I started to move the new design from our staging environment to our production…

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Rangers blank Canes, extend streak to six

It wasn’t pretty last night, but the New York Rangers held on to a 1-0 lead for over 55 minutes en route to a blanking of the Carolina Hurricanes. For the second straight game the Rangers controlled all of the action, putting 31 shots on Anton Khudobin over the 60 minute contest. Cam Talbot wasn’t tested much, but stopped all…

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Rangers come from behind in Carolina, make it five in a row

I wasn’t able to watch last night’s game, but the Rangers came from behind twice in the third period before beating Carolina in the shootout. The win gave the Rangers five in a row. I did watch the highlights, and the first Carolina goal came off a bad pass from Kevin Hayes. The first Ranger goal was a beautiful powerplay…

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Rangers steamroll Flames, extend winning streak to four

The New York Rangers took everything the Calgary Flames gave them, which was odd-man rushes, turnovers, and facepalm moments that turned into goals. The Rangers jumped out to a 4-0 lead, scoring twice at even strength, once on the powerplay, and once shorthanded, en route to a 5-2 win. The Rangers weren’t perfect, surrendering a lot of shots and exchanging…

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