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The New York Rangers proved last week that their 2-6 start to the season was a bit of a fluke. This week, they must prove that three straights wins wasn’t. Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers must ratchet things up another notch with the Ducks and Penguins coming to The Garden. To do so, they’ll have to beat either Anaheim, who comes to the Garden Monday night, or Pittsburgh, who’s in town on Wednesday. They finish the week with games against Columbus and Florida, but it is how they fare against two of the League’s best that will define just how far the Rangers have come. For though last week was certainly a big step forward – and their level of play, not the results, render that true – the fact is the Rangers did what was expected of them. They responded to coming home by playing inspired hockey, and chalked up a trio of wins against three very beatable teams. Their one loss of the week came against Montreal, the only team out of the four with more wins right now than the Rangers. So ...
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