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Rangers Clinch A Postseason Berth

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The New York Rangers needed just one point to clinch a spot in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs and with a win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night, they could do just that. It was an up and down kind of game, but that point would eventually come and the Rangers would secure their spot. The game started …

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Henrik Lundqvist Looks Rusty in Return to Ice

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The New York Rangers were just two points away from clinching a postseason spot and they could have achieved that feat if they defeated the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Unfortunately, that was not the case as Anaheim got the best of New York and won, 6-3, at Honda Center. Rick Nash opened the scoring for New York, and he now …

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Team USA Stands with Women’s Hockey Team

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In a show of solidarity, the US men’s hockey team has decided to boycott the World Championships.  The move comes after the women’s team announced that it would not participate after failing to reach an agreement with USA hockey over fair wages and suitable equipment.  Some of players, including Hilary Knight, posted a full statement regarding the team’s decision on …

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Antti Raanta Shuts Out the Kings

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With Henrik Lundqvist set to return for the New York Rangers on Sunday in Anaheim, Antti Raanta wanted to pass the torch off with a good showing, and that he did. The team is currently on their California road trip and visiting the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Saturday was their first stop. The Finnish goaltender stopped all …

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NHL Review Hurts Rangers

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Going into the third period against the Hurricanes in Raleigh on Thursday night with a 3-2 lead, the New York Rangers were getting ready to play hard, keep driving to the net, and finish out strong. Well, the tide turned as an awful call was made and it cost New York, and they were handed a 4-3 loss. The Hurricanes …

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Teams are Making Noise at NHL Trade Deadline

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The trade deadline for the National Hockey League is this Wednesday at 3:00 PM EST, but a number of teams have already made some moves. A few teams shocked the hockey community while others made small, but significant progress for their teams heading towards a postseason push. On Sunday afternoon, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman stunned everyone by trading …

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Hudson River Rivalry Renewed

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Coming off a 2-1 shootout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, the New York Rangers were set to have a back-to-back set and wanted to start it off with a bang. Their first opponent? Their Hudson River rivals in the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on Saturday afternoon. Antti Raanta started in net for the blueshirts while Henrik …

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NYR’s Michael Grabner Proving Himself

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When the New York Rangers lost winger Carl Hagelin due to cap space, the team and their fans wondered how they were going to find someone with the same grit and speed as him. Thankfully, their prayers were answered when they signed 29-year-old Austrian forward Michael Grabner, and he has been a driving force for this club. Grabner is making …

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Chris Kreider Is Showing His Worth

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When 25-year-old Christopher James Kreider re-signed with the New York Rangers this offseason for four more years, fans were split on the decision. Some were overjoyed that the Boston College graduate was coming back to the Blueshirts while others wanted him to really prove himself, considering he signed for a little over $4 million a year. Well, he is definitely …

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New York Rangers Say Goodbye

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On January 10th, the New York Rangers lost a beloved member of the Blueshirt family, and no, it was not a former player. NYPD detective Steven McDonald, who was shot and paralyzed in July 1986, passed away after suffering a heart attack last Saturday evening. He was one of the Rangers’ biggest and most devoted fans, and there is even …