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Rangers 3, Winnipeg 2

The New York Rangers (48-21-7) defeated the Winnipeg Jets (39-26-12) by a score of 3-2. For a box score, click here. Better game tonight out of the Rangers to end a 2 game slide and not let it spiral out of control. The Rangers however were very badly outshot and outchanced in this one by a very desperate Winnipeg team. Difference was Henrik Lundqvist in net. I’ve missed writing that...
Via NY Rangers Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: NHL awards race

With about ten days left on the 2014-15 regular season, I wanted to take a look at the NHL Awards race. Today we will look at nine individual awards, the Hart, Vezina, Selke, Calder, Norris, Lindsay, Adams, Richard and Ross Trophies. Players will tell you the only trophy they want is the big silver cup but winning an individual award is quite an accomplishment. Richard Trophy ...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Rangers Preview

The exceptional play of backup Cam Talbot during Henrik Lundqvist's absence has afforded the New York Rangers a chance to ease their star goaltender back into it. After Lundqvist was a bit rusty in his return to the ice, Talbot will be between the pipes Sunday when the Rangers continue battling for the Presidents' Trophy in a divisional matchup against the Washington Capitals. Lundqvist...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why this Rangers team doesn’t need draft picks

People questioned the amount Glen Sather gave up for Marty St Louis, baulked at the cost of Rick Nash and panicked when Anthony Duclair was part of the Keith Yandle package. Move forward from each of those deals however and each star acquisition brought into the Rangers fold has made a tangible impact on the Read more → The post Why this Rangers team doesn’t need draft picks...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers are the first team to clinch a playoff spot

On Thursday, March 26, the New York Rangers were the first team in the NHL to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The win came agains the red-hot Ottawa Senators and their sensational rookie goaltender, Andrew Hammond. The Rangers currently sit atop the league with 101 points and have 9 games remaining. This means they have 3 games in hand on the second place Anaheim Ducks...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The CBJ Tomorrow: Injuries

Previously on “The CBJ Tomorrow,” we took a look at problems with depth forwards on the 2014-15 Blue Jackets. The short version: the CBJ fourth line is bad, it’s a poor choice to surrender a depth battle with bad choices in roster construction, and the team shouldn’t give coaches a chance to use bad players in the first place. One key caveat to that entire issue? Injuries...
Via BS Hockey
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens, Rangers, Lightning need Ducks to win Thursday

The Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning can become the first three teams to clinch spots in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Thursday. The Canadiens, who have a League-leading 100 points, will clinch if they beat the Winnipeg Jets in regulation or overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks defeat the Boston Bruins, or if the Bruins defeat the Ducks in a shootout...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 32 — Rangers and Mike Richards

Rick Nash / NHL.com Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) are joined by New York Rangers beat reporter Sean Hartnett (@HartnettHockey) to talk about the blueshirts successful season, Rick Nash’s comeback year, and if Henrik Lundqvist can come back from injury...
Via The Hockey Guys
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers: Where did the offense go?

Ironically, ever since the New York Rangers acquired highly offensive-defenseman Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes, the team, in spite of their ability to find ways to win, has been struggling to put the puck in the back of the net. Since Yandle joined the Blueshirts, the team has averaged just 1.875 goals per game, which is very poor, especially for a team that’s fifth in...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Darling Lays Out To Stone Nash

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling stretches out to rob New York Rangers forward Rick Nash with the left pad and keep the game tied in the first period. The post WATCH: Darling Lays Out To Stone Nash appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Rick Nash Breakthrough this Postseason?

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers brings the puck up the ice against Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) In 2012, the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils met in an Eastern Conference Finals “rematch” of the epic 1994 Eastern...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tensions Flare, Goals Plentiful in Early Going in Buffalo

Tyson Strachan #24 of the Buffalo Sabres chases the puck as Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers loses his balance along the boards on March 14, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Mandatory Credit: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) The Buffalo Sabres are up 2-1 against the Washington Capitals after a contentious first period of play. Tyler Ennis buried his...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Rick Nash end up Being the NHL’s Most Valuable Player?

Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators stops Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers on a breakaway attempt at Madison Square Garden on March 2, 2015 in New York City. (Mandatory Credit: Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images) Since February 8, the Rangers have one regulation loss. Compare that to the Toronto Maple Leafs who only have two regulation wins in that timeframe and the...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nash lifts Rangers over Isles in last regular-season visit to Nassau

  Rick Nash scored a deflected goal to break a tie 2:50 into the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders in their last regular-season visit to Nassau Coliseum 2-1 on Tuesday night. After dropping the first three matchups to the Islanders - including two at home - the Rangers have won two straight on Long Island. The previous meeting was a 6-5 Rangers victory...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nash's 3rd-period goal lifts Rangers over Islanders 2-1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Rick Nash scored a deflected goal to break a tie 2:50 into the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders in their last regular-season visit to Nassau Coliseum 2-1 on Tuesday night. After dropping the first three matchups to the Islanders - including two at home - the Rangers have won two straight on Long Island. The previous meeting...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Open Thread 3/7: Four Thoughts Post Deadline

1. In light of the Keith Yandle acquisition, much has been made of the Rangers “championship window” that seems to be always just at the precipice of closing. Viewing at their overall contract situations, the Rangers are pretty well set up this year and next year for quality shots at a championship. The only real question mark is Martin St.Louis’ expiring contract and how much...
Via NY Rangers Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers-Red Wings Preview

With deadline deals done completed, the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings are ready to make their final pushes for playoff positioning. Mats Zuccarello's play down the stretch also could be pivotal in the Metropolitan Division title chase for New York, which seeks a 10th win in 12 games Wednesday night when it visits Detroit. The Rangers (39-17-6), battling the Islanders and...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 4, Nashville 1

The New York Rangers (39-17-6) defeated the Nashville Predators (41-16-7) by a score of 4-1. For a box score, click here. Full 60 minute game against the team with the best record in the NHL. When the Rangers play like they did tonight, they’re virtually impossible to beat. Boy, were the Rangers good tonight. The Rangers played like a team that looked relaxed with the passing of...
Via NY Rangers Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds on season-worst 3-game skid after loss to Rangers

  Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night. Marc Staal, Chris Kreider, Dominic Moore and Rick Nash had goals for the Rangers to make it a successful debut for All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire Keith Yandle from Coyotes

Kevin Hoffman / USA TODAY Sports The New York Rangers acquired defensemen Keith Yandle and Chris Summers and a fourth-round draft pick in 2016 from the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday for defenseman John Moore, forward prospect Anthony Duclair, a second-round pick and a conditional first-round pick. Yandle, 28, carries a $5.3 million salary-cap charge through the 2015-16 season...
Via Sports-Glory
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes-Rangers Preview

(AP) - The New York Rangers have proven they can thrive without No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Now they are even finding ways to win when leading scorer Rick Nash is sidelined, too. With about one-quarter of the season remaining, the Rangers are in the thick of the fight for first place in the Eastern Conference. Lundqvist's vascular injury to his neck is much more serious than the...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers keep on winning without Lundqvist and Nash

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have proven they can thrive without No. 1 goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Now they are even finding ways to win when leading scorer Rick Nash is sidelined, too. With about one-quarter of the season remaining, the Rangers are in the thick of the fight for first place in the Eastern Conference. Lundqvist's vascular injury to his neck is much more serious...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers return Oscar Lindberg to AHL

Oscar Lindberg’s stay with the Rangers was brief, subbing in for the injured Rick Nash for last night’s 1-0 win over the Calgary Flames. Lindberg was immediately returned to the Hartford Wolf Pack following the game. This is likely due to the fact that cap space is very tight, and since cap space is calculated Read more → The post Rangers return Oscar Lindberg to AHL appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the New York Rangers the Best Team in the Eastern Conference?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Rick...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Nash misses game vs. Flames due to neck spasms

  Rangers forward Rick Nash, the No. 2 goal scorer in the NHL this season, is sitting out his first game of the season on Tuesday night due to neck spasms. Nash, second to Washington's Alex Ovechkin with 37 goals in 58 games, didn't practice on Monday while taking a maintenance day. He was then scratched on Tuesday when the Rangers hosted the Calgary Flames. Oscar Lindberg, a 23...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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