Found March 08, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
The New York Rangers (42-16-7) visit the Ottawa Senators (35-25-8) at Scotiabank Place starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: Bloomberg Radio 1130AM, XM 216Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): Lines:Callahan-Richards-HagelinAnisimov-Stepan-GaborikFedotenko-Boyle-PrustRupp-Mitchell-ScottMcDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-StralmanStaal-BickelGoaltenders: Martin Biron - 11-3-2, 2.20 gaa, .910 sv%, 2 so. Ben Bishop - 1-0-0, 3.00 gaa, .890 sv%, 0 so Opponent Notes:- The Senators have lost six straight at home against the Rangers (0-5-1).For more game notes click the "Read More" tab below. - Milan Michalek, who has nine goals and eight assists in his past 12 games, has four goals in his last three mat...

Postgame: Rangers Exposed in Another Disappointing Loss to Senators

It’s at the point where the problems of the New York Rangers are becoming repetitive and maybe have more to do with the personnel of the team rather than just the way they are playing. We’ve watched this team ride a high from late October into mid-January, but since then we have yet to see that dominant hockey club come out and win on a consistent basis. In fact, they’re streaks...

Avery Instructed Not to Report to Whale Practices

Yesterday, I posted that Sean Avery was being left off the CT Whale playoff roster, now Larry Brooks at the New York Post adds that the former Rangers pest was also instructed not to report to the rink for club practices or games.Brooks adds that Avery apparently believed he could force his way out of the AHL by confronting management rather than wait for Sather to oblige as it grew...

Richards Lands at #28 on Top 50 NHL List

Brad Richards has been ranked the 28th best player in The Hockey News' Top 50 players poll.THN polled five players from each NHL team on who they thought were the top five players in the league today. After tabulating the votes, they ended up with a ranking of the top 50 players in the NHL.So far they have released numbers 50-26.Richards has 18g, 27a this season.Marian Gaborik...

Is It Time to Ride Lundqvist?

Hockey This Week | Rangers WrapI know we’ve all praised John Tortorella’s use of Marty Biron this season to keep Henrik Lundqvist fresh. And up until this point it has worked to perfection as the Rangers are the Eastern Conference’s #1 team while Lundqvist is almost a guarantee for the Vezina and a legit Hart candidate.But recently Lundqvist, who has started just five of the...

Rangers Need More

The Rangers need more skill. During a promising season that potentially could conclude with Lord Stanley’s mug, the Rangers greatest need is becoming more apparent the deeper we go in to the season. More specifically, they need established skill. With the likes of Chris Kreider coming – likely coming sooner rather than later – there is certainly skill on the horizon, but this...

Still the best in the league

It is always amusing to watch the people on the ledge after a loss like Tuesday’s. The Rangers lead the league in points, are second in regulation/OT wins, and have the fewest regulation losses in the league. But yet, when they lay an egg against a playoff team like the Devils, fans start jumping ship. It’s really funny actually. The hockey season is a roller coaster ride. Sure...

Senators 4, Rangers 1

Ben Bishop made 25 saves in his home debut with the Senators, and Ottawa beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night. Nick Foligno had the winning goal, and Zack Smith, Kyle Turris and Jason Spezza, with an empty-netter, also scored for the Senators (36-25-8). The Rangers (42-17-7) grabbed a 1-0 lead on Ryan Callahan's first-period goal, but dropped...

The Mona Lundqvist

TheNYRBlog reader Dave O. sends me this very impressive picture he drew of Henrik Lundqvist......the talent of my readers blows me away sometimes.As always please continue to e-mail ( your Rangers related pictures to me so I can post them on the blog.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Pregame: Rangers Have Opportunity For Redemption Tonight in Chicago

AP Thankfully for the New York Rangers, they will be right back in action tonight after Thursday's disappointing 4-1 loss to the Senators in Ottawa. The Blueshirts' recent concerns culminated in last night's defeat, as the team struggled in every aspect of their game for about 50 out of the 60 minutes of play. At the moment they still hold the first place spot in...

Game Preview: Rangers at Blackhawks

Standings: Blackhawks (36-25-7), Rangers (42-17-7) NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (32-26-58) CHI Leading Scorer: Marian Hossa (27-37-64) NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (49 GS, 1.84 GAA, .940 SV%) CHI Goaltender: Ray Emery (23 GS, 2.68 GAA, .910 SV%) Rangers Lines (probable): Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan Ruslan Fedotenko...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Chicago Blackhawks

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at United Center (8:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 970 The Apple), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 42-17-7 (91 pts). The Rangers [...]

Rangers @ Blackhawks (Game 67)

The New York Rangers (42-17-7) visit the Chicago Blackhawks (35-25-8) at the United Center starting at 8:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG Plus; Radio: The Apple 970AM, XM 214Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus...

Big Game at The Mad House on Madison

With the New York Rangers struggling to find the consistency that made them so successful for much of the season, tonight’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks will be a big test for the Blueshirts. In last night’s 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators, the team looked out-of-sync in all areas of the game. This also happened to be the case in the team’s 4-1 loss to the New Jersey...

Blackhawks 4, Rangers 3

Defenseman Johnny Oduya scored his first goal for Chicago with 5:56 left in the third period to snap a tie in the Blackhawks' 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night. Chicago handed the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers their third straight loss and fourth in five games. Oduya connected from the left point with a shot that sailed past Henrik Lundqvist...
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