Found March 20, 2013 on Ranger Nation:
The New York Rangers took to the ice in Newark against their cross town rivals, the New Jersey Devils, whom they trail by two points for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.  With only twenty games remaining, these were two vital points, for both clubs. One thing you can count on with these two [...]

Rangers template for success shouldn’t change as deadline nears

Back in the offseason I spoke frequently about the Rangers need to acquire players who fit their team template. The three main ingredients needed to restock the Rangers were roster balance, skating, and effort. As the deadline approaches, the Rangers should stick to those three ingredients when evaluating their own team and what’s available on the marketplace. As for Tortorella...

Martin Brodeur gets credit for a goal after bizarre play

The New Jersey Devils started the year on a hot streak until Martin Brodeur was placed on the I.R.  Brodeur missed 13 games but made his return on Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.  In the first period the Devils were on the powerplay when this bizarre played happened. Carolina Hurricanes forward Patrick Dwyer was killing the penalty when he had this excellent shorthanded...

Goal breakdown: Rangers leave Jersey with two big points in regulation

The Rangers came into this game riding the momentum of solid second and third periods on Monday night. I mentioned on Twitter that this was perfect timing for a back to back, as it gives the Rangers less time to forget what they did right. This was a complete 60 minute effort in a very entertaining contest. The biggest thing is that the Rangers came away with two points in regulation...

Lundqvist Has Headaches After Girardi Elbow

Lost in the glow of last night's huge victory over the Devils was Henrik Lundqvist taking a vicious elbow from teammate Dan Girardi that left the Rangers goaltender dazed and blurry eyed according to Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post. Here's Lundqvist on his physical condition after the game... “I had some headaches the rest of the game. I think it was just...

Rangers 3, Devils 2

Michael Del Zotto scored a short-handed goal and set up Rick Nash's game winner to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the struggling New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Carl Hagelin also scored and Henrik Lundqvist had 29 saves as the Rangers won their second game in two nights after a three-game losing streak and moved into a tie for eighth place in the Eastern...

Rangers edge Canes in shootout

NEW YORK (AP) -- Rangers rookie J.T. Miller fumbled his way to a goal in the third round of a shootout and New York snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. The 20-year-old Miller skated in slowly on Dan Ellis and briefly lost the puck before calmly gathering it and scoring from a tough angle near the goal line. Rick Nash...

Marc Staal Is Probably Going to Wear a Visor When He Returns From Getting Hit in Eye by Puck, Jordan Staal Says

The first question everyone was asking after Marc Staal took a vicious puck to the eye was whether he was OK. The next question was whether he would start wearing a visor. Hurricanes center Jordan Staal spoke about his brother Monday and said Marc is working his way back from the injury. He also had some inside information on the visor question. “We asked him. I think he’s gonna...

Video- Martin Brodeur Returns From Back Injury And Credited For A Goal Tonight

Canes pulled their goalie on a delayed penatly call, you can guess the rest...       added the YouTube version below if you prefer that, same broadcast... Continue reading "Video- Martin Brodeur Returns From Back Injury And Credited For A Goal Tonight"

Miller Has the B@lls to Hold onto the Puck

During his month and a half in the NHL, JT Miller has proven that no moment is too big for him, including last night when he was put in position to get the Rangers two crucial points in the shootout... Here's John Tortorella on Millers' shootout winner... "I wanted to go with him and he almost fanned. He went so slow I think he missed it three or four times...

Rangers-Devils Preview

Martin Brodeur is getting close, but Johan Hedberg is expected to be in net again for the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. He may not need much offensive help against the punchless New York Rangers. The Devils look to avoid a three-game losing streak as they go for their fifth consecutive win over the visiting Rangers. Brodeur, who has missed 12 games with a pinched nerve in...

Devils Will Lose No More: It’s Brodeur! by   Bill Sunshine

After a disappointing loss to the rival New York Rangers, the New Jersey Devils will take on the Carolina Hurricanes tonight in a game this writer is deeming as a MUST WIN. With their loss last night, the Devils now have a 37.9% chance to make the playoffs and would need to go 12-4-2 over [...]
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