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JOHNSON TO NEW YORK FOR A CUP OF COFFEE

New York RangersNEW YORK RANGERS TRANSACTION UPDATE

Recall Goaltender Chad Johnson from Connecticut (AHL)

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Chad Johnson from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.

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HURRICANES DIFFUSED

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Caolina

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 13, 2012 (Game 69, Home Game 33)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden to improve to 2-0-0 on their seven-game homestand, and are now 15-6-3 in their last 24 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 44-18-7 (95 pts.) overall, including a 24-7-2 mark at home.
  • The Blueshirts’ 24-7-2 (50 pts.) mark at MSG is their best record at home through 33 games since 1993-94 (23-6-4, 50 pts.).  The Rangers have now won six consecutive games at MSG.
  • New York completed their season series against Carolina with a 4-0-0 record, marking the first time since the 2002-03 season the Rangers swept the season series against the Hurricanes (4-0-0). *courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau
  • The Blueshirts have won six of their last seven games against the Hurricanes.
  • The Rangers improved to 14-2-2 against Southeast Division opponents this season, having out-scored their opponents, 62-36, in those contests.
  • New York increased their lead over Pittsburgh atop the Atlantic Division standings to six points.

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OVERRULED

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Ottawa

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 8, 2012 (Game 66, Away Game 35)
Scotiabank Place – Ottawa, ON

                                                  1st     2nd    3rd     OT      F
New York Rangers                 1         0         0         -         1
Ottawa Senators                     2        0         2         -         4

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 4-1, tonight at Scotiabank Place, and are now 13-5-3 in their last 21 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 42-17-7 (91 pts.) overall, including a 20-10-5 mark on the road.

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RANGERS JUST KEEP GETTING BETTER

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Caolina

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 1, 2012 (Game 62, Away Game 32)
RBC CenterRaleigh, NC

1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers           0         2           1         -           3
Carolina Hurricanes       0         1           1         -           2

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2, tonight at RBC Center for their third straight win, and are now 12-3-2 in their last 17 games.
  • New York improved to 41-15-6 (88 pts.) on the season, including a 20-8-4 mark on the road. Continue reading

THE NEW MATH: 19 + 42 + 4 = 2

New York R      VERSUS      Tampa Bay

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 9, 2012 (Game 52, Home Game 25)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

                                                 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final

Tampa Bay Lightning              1      2        0       0      3

New York Rangers                   0      2        1       1      4

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden for their fifth win in seven games, and are now 17-5-1 in their last 23 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 34-13-5 (73 pts) on the season, including a 17-6-2 mark at home.

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SHUTOUT-EE TO SHUTOUT-ER

New York R     VERSUS      Toronto

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
January 14, 2012 (Game 42, Away Game 23)
Air Canada CentreToronto, Ontario

                                              1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers
                0         2         1             -           3
Toronto Maple Leafs          0         0         0            -           0

Team Notes:

-        The Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-0, tonight at Air Canada Centre to extend their road winning streak to four games, and are now 10-2-0 in their last 12 games away from MSG.  The Blueshirts have out-scored their opponent, 13-4, during their four-game road winning streak.

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FANFARE: AND IN NET, MARTY BIRON

220xBY: Adam Gavriel

Before the start of the off-season in 2010, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella and the Blueshirts’ management were seeking answers to the questions regarding the mystery surrounding why the the team had failed to win Lord Stanley’s Cup since 1994. Their analysis led them to take a look around the league and discovered a trend adopted by all Stanley Cup champions for the past several years prior.

The Red Wings had won the cup in 2007-2008 using a 1A, 1B goalie system. In the net were Chris Osgood and Dominick Hasek; with neither playing more than 43 games.

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RANGERS DECLAW PANTHERS IN OT

New York R     VERSUS     Florida

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES

January 5, 2012 (Game 38, Home Game 17)

Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

 

 

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  • The Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers, 3-2, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden to extend their winning streak to three games, and have now won eight of their last nine games.
  • New York improved to 25-9-4 (54 pts) on the season, including a 12-3-2 mark at home.  The Blueshirts have now won each of their last four games at home, and five of their last six at Madison Square Garden.
  • The Rangers now sit atop the NHL standings with 54 points.  Their .711 winning percentage ranks second in the league, while their 25 wins are tied for second and their nine regulation losses are the fewest in the NHL.
  • This is the latest the Rangers have been in first place of the Eastern Conference standings since the 1995-96 season, when New York held the top position through games played on Mar. 15, 1996 (game #68). *courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau
  • New York has registered at least one point in 24 of their last 30 games (22-6-2), dating back to Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark.  The Rangers have out-scored their opponent, 97-63, during the stretch. Continue reading

JUST A SECOND IS ALL IT TAKES

New York Rangers          VERSUS      Phoenix

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
December 17, 2011 (Game 30, Away Game 17)
Jobing.com ArenaGlendale, AZ

                                                      1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers               1       0        2         -         3
Phoenix Coyotes                   1       1        0         -         2

Team Notes:

-        The Rangers defeated the Phoenix Coyotes, 3-2, tonight at Jobing.com Arena, and have now registered at least one point in 17 of their last 22 games (15-5-2).

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RANGERS CALM HURRICANES

New York R     VERSUS     Caolina

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
December 1, 2011 (Game 22, Away Game 13)
RBC CenterRaleigh, North Carolina

                                                      1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers               1      3        1       -      5
Carolina Hurricanes            2      1        0      -      3

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