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RANGERS BATTLE DEVILS AT MSG

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. NJ DEVILS
Monday, Mar. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Rangers: 44-20-7 (95 pts.)
Devils: 41-26-5 (87 pts.)

  • All information through NHL games on Mar. 17

TONIGHT’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.; TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), in an Atlantic Division match-up. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 44-20-7 (95 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Colorado Avalanche, 3-1, on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, and are now 2-2-0 on their current seven-game homestand. The Devils enter the contest with a 41-26-5 (87 pts.) record to rank sixth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost two of their last three games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, Mar. 21, at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), in an Original Six match-up.

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PENGUINS PUT THEIR HOPE IN CROSBY AT MSG

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Thursday, Mar. 15, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 44-18-7 (95 pts.)
Penguins: 42-21-5 (89 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 13

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), in an Atlantic Division match-up. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 44-18-7 (95 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-2, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden for their sixth consecutive home win, and are now 15-6-3 in their last 24 games. The Penguins enter the contest with a 42-21-5 (89 pts.) record to rank fourth in the Eastern Conference, and have won their last nine games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, Mar. 17, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the fourth game of their seven-game homestand.

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WINNERS FIND A WAY

New York Rangers     VERSUS     New York I

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 11, 2012 (Game 68, Home Game 32)
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the New York Islanders, 4-3, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden to begin their seven-game homestand, and are now 14-6-3 in their last 23 games.

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RANGERS VISIT MSG-SW TO BATTLE DEVILS

New York RangersNY RANGERS at NJ DEVILS
Tuesday, Mar. 6, 7:00 p.m.
Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
Rangers: 42-15-7 (91 pts.)
Devils: 36-24-5 (77 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 4

TONIGHT’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in an Atlantic Division match-up. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 42-15-7 (91 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden for their fourth win in five games, and are now 13-3-3 in their last 19 games. The Devils enter the contest with a 36-24-5 (77 pts.) record to rank sixth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost five of their last six games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, Mar. 8, at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), to begin a back-to-back road set.

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GREENVILLE UP FOR A TITAN OF A CHALLENGE IN TRENTON

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors play host to the Trenton Titans and play the middle game of a three-game home stand. Trenton is one of two non-South Division teams to visit Greenville this month.

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LIGHTNING STRIKES LAST

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Tampa Bay

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 2, 2012 (Game 63, Away Game 33)
Tampa Bay Times Forum – Tampa, FL

New York Rangers                1      1        1       0      3
Tampa Bay Lightning          0      1        2       1      4

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, in overtime tonight at Tampa Bay Times Forum to end their three-game winning streak, and are now 12-3-3 in their last 18 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 41-15-7 (89 pts.) on the season, including a 20-8-5 mark on the road.

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WARRIORS HOPE TO STING SOUTH CAROLINA

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

After living their nickname for the last eight days, the Greenville Road Warriors return to home ice to take on the South Carolina Stingrays at 7:35 p.m. in their second-annual Pink in the Rink presented by Greenville Hospital System to benefit the Mary Kay Foundation.

The Road Warriors (34-20-4, 72 pts.) host South Carolina (32-22-4, 68 pts.) today for the 10th of 16 meetings between the clubs. Fans can follow the action by watching live on America One or listening at GreenvilleRoadWarriors.com. The Road Warriors are 7-2-0 against the Stingrays this season and 16-10-0 all-time in their history against South Carolina. The Road Warriors have been particularly good against South Carolina at home this season where they have earned five out of their seven victories in the season series and have limited South Carolina to .8 goals per game. The Road Warriors play seven of their final 14 games of the season against the Stingrays (three at home, four on the road).

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DEVILS HENRIK-IZED

New York Rangers     VERSUS     New Jersey

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 27, 2012 (Game 61, Home Game 30)
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils, 2-0, tonight at Madison Square Garden for their 40th win of the season, and are now 11-3-2 in their last 16 games.
  • New York improved to 40-15-6 (86 pts) on the season, including a 21-7-2 mark at home.

SCHUFFLING OUT OF BUFFALO WITH TWO

New York R     VERSUS     Buffalo

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 25, 2012 (Game 60, Home Game 29)
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

Team Notes:

-        The Rangers defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 3-2, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden, and have now registered at least one point in 12 of their last 15 games (10-3-2).

BATTLE OF NEW YORK

New York RNY RANGERS at NY ISLANDERS
Friday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Nassau Coliseum — Uniondale, NY
Rangers: 38-15-5 (81 pts)
Islanders: 25-27-8 (58 pts)

All information through NHL games on Feb. 22

TONIGHT’S GAME

  • The Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), in the first game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank third in the league overall, with a record of 38-15-5 (81 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-0, on Tuesday at CONSOL Energy Center, and are now 9-3-1 in their last 13 games. The Blueshirts are 21-7-1 in their last 29 contests, dating back to Dec. 17, and have registered at least one point in 38 of their last 50 games since Oct. 29 (35-12-3) after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Islanders enter the contest with a 25-27-8 (58 pts) record to rank 13th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost three of their last four games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tomorrow, Feb. 25, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), to close out their back-to-back set.