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RANGERS OFFENCE TAMES PANTHERS

New York R     VERSUS     Florida

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
December 30, 2011 (Game 36, Away Game 20)
BankAtlantic Center – Sunrise, Florida

1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers           3       1           0          –         4
Florida Panthers               0       1           0          –         1

Team Notes:

– The Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers, 4-1, tonight at BankAtlantic Center, in their final contest before the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.  The Blueshirts are 8-3-0 in their last 11 contests.

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WINNING STREAK OVER – TIME TO START ANOTHER

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Washington

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
(From the Rangers)
December 28, 2011 (Game 35, Away Game 19)
Verizon CenterWashington, D.C.

                                                            1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers               1        0           0         –         1
Washington Capitals          1        2           1         –         4

Team Notes:

– The Rangers were defeated by the Washington Capitals, 4-1, tonight at Verizon Center to snap their five-game winning streak.  The Blueshirts are 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests.

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RANGERS GO HUNTING IN FLORIDA FOR PANTHERS

Rangers Chase Centered 4CNY RANGERS at FLORIDA PANTHERS  Wednesday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m.
BankAtlantic Center – Sunrise, Florida Rangers: 10-4-3 (23 pts)
Panthers: 11-6-3 (25 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Nov. 21

TOMORROW’S GAME:

The Rangers will face-off against the Florida Panthers tomorrow at BankAtlantic Center (7:30 p.m.), in their first of three games in four days. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and seventh in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 10-4-3 (23 pts). The Rangers enter tomorrow’s contest having been defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 4-0, on Saturday at Bell Centre to end their seven-game winning streak. The Panthers enter the contest with a 11-6-3 (25 pts) record to rank second in the Eastern Conference, and have won five of their last seven games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals on Friday, Nov. 25, at Verizon Center (4:00 p.m.), to close out their four-game road trip.

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NEW YORK DROUGHT IN FLORIDA

New York R VERSUS     Florida

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
January 2, 2011 – NY Rangers 0, FL Panthers 3 (Game No. 40, Away No. 21)

* The Rangers were defeated by the Florida Panthers, 3-0, tonight at BankAtlantic Center, ending their four-game point streak (2-0-2). New York is now 22-15-3 overall with a 13-7-1 mark on the road.

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RANGERS LOOK TO REBOUND VS FLORIDA

Rangers Chase Centered 4CNEW YORK RANGERS at FLORIDA PANTHERS
Sunday, Jan. 2, 5:00 p.m.
BankAtlantic Center • Sunrise, FL
Rangers: 22-14-3 (47 pts)
Panthers: 16-17-2 (34 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Jan. 1

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RANGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER

New York R VERSUS     Tampa Bay

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
January 1, 2011 – NY Rangers 1, TB Lightning 2 OT (Game No. 39, Away No. 20

* The Rangers were defeated by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, in overtime tonight at St. Pete Times Forum, and are now 22-14-3 overall with a 13-6-1 mark on the road.  New York has registered a point in 17 of their last 24 games, posting a record of 15-7-2 over the span.

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EX-WHALE, BRYAN RODNEY TO CAROLINA

CaolinaHURRICANES RECALL BRYAN RODNEY FROM CHARLOTTE

Defenseman recalled on emergency conditions for Jay Harrison

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that defenseman Bryan Rodney has been recalled from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Rodney is being recalled on emergency conditions as defenseman Jay Harrison will not travel with the team to its upcoming games in Florida and Atlanta due to an upper-body injury. Continue reading

SHUTOUT FOR HENRIK

New York R VERSUS Florida

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
November 26, 2010 – New York Rangers 2, Florida Panthers 0 (Game No. 24, Away No. 12)

* The Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers, 2-0, tonight at BankAtlantic Center to improve to 13-10-1 overall, including a 8-4-0 mark on the road.  New York has now won three of their last four games.

* Henrik Lundqvist posted his third shutout of the season, and 27th of his career, with a 40-save performance to improve to 8-8-1 overall with a 6-4-0 mark on the road.  It was his ninth career 40-save effort and first of the season, and his second career 40-save shutout, having stopped 45 shots through regulation and overtime in a 1-0 shootout loss to New Jersey on Jan. 12, 2010 at Madison Square Garden.  Tonight’s shutout was his fourth career vs. Florida, including his first career shutout on Oct. 17, 2005 at MSG (4-0).

* Derek Stepan tallied the game’s opening goal, the eventual game-winner, at 10:06 of the first period to extend his scoring streak to a career-high, six games (three goals, four assists over the span), and has now registered nine points (three goals, six assists) in the last eight games.  He ranks fourth on the team in scoring with 14 points, and is tied for fourth on the team with six goals and eight assists.

* With Stepan’s goal at 10:06 of the first period, the Blueshirts have now tallied the game’s first goal in 17 of their 24 contests this season, and have posted a record of 12-4-1 in those games. The Rangers improved to 8-1-1 when leading after the first period, having out-scored their opponent, 18-10, in the opening frame.

* Brandon Prust notched his first goal of the season with a shorthanded tally at 14:25 of the third period.  The goal was Prust’s first career shorthanded goal and was his second shorthanded point in as many games, having tallied his first career shorthanded point with an assist on Brian Boyle’s shorthanded goal on Wednesday at Tampa Bay.  Prust has now recorded three points (one goal, two assists) in the last four games.

* Marc Staal registered two assists, including one on Derek Stepan’s game-winning goal and one on Prust’s shorthanded goal, and posted a plus-two rating in a game-high, 28:19 of ice time.  He is currently tied for fourth in the NHL with three shorthanded points (one goal, two assists) on the season, and has now recorded three assists in the last two games.

* Ryan Callahan notched a power play goal at 5:24 of the third period, assisted by Erik Christensen and Steve Eminger.  Eminger, who tallied his first goal as a Ranger on Wednesday at Tampa Bay, has now recorded a point in each of the last two games (one goal, one assist).

* Sean Avery recorded the primary assist on Stepan’s game-winning goal, and now ranks third on the team with nine assists on the season.

* Ruslan Fedotenko, who skated in his 700th career NHL game on Wednesday at Tampa Bay, was credited with a game-high, six hits and now ranks second on the team with 62 hits on the season.

* The Blueshirts’ power play notched one goal in two opportunities (3:46) tonight, and have now tallied a goal in four consecutive games (4-13, 30.8% over the span).

* New York’s penalty kill held Florida scoreless in five power play attempts and have now surrendered just four goals in their last 12 games, registering a 90.5% success rate (38-42) over the span.

* The Rangers will conclude their three-game road trip when they face-off against the Nashville Predators tomorrow, Nov. 27, at Bridgestone Arena (8:00 p.m.), in the second game of a back-to-back set.  The game will be televised on MSG Network and can be heard on 1050 ESPN Radio.

* The Rangers are 5-0-0 in the second game of back-to-backs this season having out-scored their opponent, 16-5, and are 4-0-0 when the second game is on the road. Over the last two seasons, New York is 14-2-2 in the back-end of back-to-back sets, including a 9-1- 1 mark away from MSG over the span.

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LIGHTING STRIKES RANGERS, LOSE 5-3

New York R VERSUS Tampa Bay

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
November 24, 2010 – New York Rangers 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 5 (Game No. 23, Away No. 11)

* The Rangers were defeated by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-3, tonight at St. Pete Times Forum, and are now 12-10-1 overall with a 7-4-0 mark on the road.

* Steve Eminger notched his first goal as a Ranger with an even strength tally at 3:58 of the third period.

* Rookie Derek Stepan registered his first career power play goal and added an assist to extend his scoring streak to five games (two goals, four assists over the span), and has now recorded eight points (two goals, six assists) in the last seven games.  He is tied for fourth on the team in scoring with five goals and 13 points, and is tied for third on the Rangers with eight assists.

* Brian Boyle tallied his first career shorthanded goal at 12:51 of the third period, and is currently tied for 12th in the NHL with a career-high, 10 goals on the season.

* Marc Staal and Brandon Prust each registered an assist on Boyle’s shorthanded goal.  Prust has now recorded two assists in the last three games.

* Marian Gaborik and Michael Del Zotto tallied assists on Stepan’s power play goal.  Gaborik has now registered eight points (four goals, four assists) in the last seven games.  Del Zotto was also credited with a team-high, three blocked shots, and has now recorded two points (one goal, one assist) in the last three games.  Five of Del Zotto’s seven points have been registered on the power play.

* Ruslan Fedotenko skated in his 700th career NHL game.

* The Blueshirts’ practice schedule for tomorrow, Nov. 25, is 1:00 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa Bay, FL.

* The Rangers will continue their three-game road trip when they face-off against the Florida Panthers on Friday, Nov. 26, at the BankAtlantic Center (7:30 p.m.), in the first game of a back-to-back set.  The game will be televised on MSG Network and can be heard on 1050 ESPN Radio.

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