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Kevin Klein skating, weekend return possible

Kevin Klein is skating with the healthy scratches (Henrik Lundqvist, James Sheppard) today (per Andrew Gross), and it is possible a weekend return may be in the works. Klein is scheduled to be getting an x-ray this week. If all comes back positive, he should be back before the playoffs start. He is just softly passing the puck, so this…

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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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Game 79: Slow down Columbus

Quick note: GIFs for this game won’t be coming as they happen, as I won’t be getting home until 9pm. They will be up on newyorkrangersgifs.com starting around 9:30 or so. After a thorough demolishing of the Devils, the New York Rangers will play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight as our Blueshirts look to take another step towards…

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Dominic Moore providing the Rangers with championship calibre depth

Despite being lumbered with Tanner Glass as a linemate, Dominic Moore has once again provided the Rangers with a quality depth player, the kind of player who makes a difference in the playoffs. In the playoffs, games are traditionally much tighter affairs and it is often the role players that need to step up (think Mike Rupp for the Devils…

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Looking back at the 2009 draft

Re-evaluating drafts is always a difficult endeavor. Hindsight is always 20/20, and people tend to call out the failures in the draft rather than the successes. For the Rangers, the 2009 draft was an interesting one. This draft started to set the tone of the types of players on which the Rangers built their farm system. Chris Kreider, their first…

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Sunday Musings: NHL playoff picture

Note: this post started as a Western preview and turned quickly into an Eastern post. Consider it a follow up to Justin’s post on Friday While the Rangers have been battling for the proverbial cherry on top of a charmed 2014-15 season, a lot of teams have been struggling to get in to the playoffs. The beauty of having so…

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Game 78: Race for President’s Trophy resumes against Devils

Note: Due to the holidays, there won’t be a goal breakdown following this game. At the time of writing this post, I believe all BSB writers were committed to other plans. While there won’t be a goal breakdown following the game, I will still get GIFs up at newyorkrangersgifs.com tomorrow night, after I get home. The New York Rangers clinched…

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A quick Kevin Klein injury update

Per Steve Zipay, inured defenseman Kevin Klein is slated to get x-rays on his fractured left arm this week, which will determine if/when he returns from the injury. He is currently skating but not stickhandling. The original timeline had him slated to return for the playoffs, but Sam Rosen mentioned on the most recent broadcast that the Rangers are hoping…

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Taking a look at the playoff race in the East

When I sat down to write this post, I thought we might be at a place, 77 games in (and a Metro Division Title), that I could start to preview potential first round goalie matchups. Then, I looked at the standings. There is so much congestion in the bottom of the of the division spots and the wild cards that…

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Rangers clinch Metro Division with win over Minnesota

Before we begin, make sure to check out all the GIFs from the game at our new site: www.newyorkrangersgifs.com. That site will have GIFs of major plays of most Rangers games. Most, because obviously life takes priority. The New York Rangers clinched the Metropolitan Division title last night with a 3-2 win over the red hot Minnesota Wild. The Rangers…

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