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RANGERS CLOSING IN ON CONFERENCE TITLE – EASILY DISPATCH HABS

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Montreal

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 30, 2012 (Game 78, Home Game 39)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

  • The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden for their 50th win of the season.  The Blueshirts extended their winning streak to four games, and have won six of the last seven games.

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EVEN SCULLY COULDN’T HAVE STOPPED THESE JETS FROM GOING DOWN

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Winnipeg Jets

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 28, 2012 (Game 77, Away Game 39)
MTS CentreWinnipeg, MB

                                                 1st     2nd    3rd     OT      F
New York Rangers               0        2         2         –         4
Winnipeg Jets                       0        2         0        –         2

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Winnipeg Jets, 4-2, tonight at MTS Centre, and have now won five of the last six games.  The Blueshirts tallied four unanswered goals to erase a two-goal second period deficit.
  • New York improved to 49-21-7 (105 pts.) overall, including a 23-11-5 mark on the road.  The Rangers now rank first in the NHL overall with 105 points, and increased their lead over Pittsburgh atop the Eastern Conference standings to five points.

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RANGERS LOOK TO RUN WILD OUT OF MINNY

New York RNEW YORK RANGERS at MINNESOTA WILD
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 8:00 p.m.
Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
Rangers: 47-21-7 (101 pts)
Wild: 31-34-10 (72 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 25

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center (8:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), to begin a back-to-back road set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 47-21-7 (101 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-3, in the shootout on Saturday at Air Canada Centre, and have won three of the last four games. The Wild enter the contest with a 31-34-10 (72 pts.) record to rank 13th in the Western Conference, and have lost five of the last seven games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday, Mar. 28, at MTS Centre (7:00 p.m.), to conclude their back-to-back set.

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CAPTAIN CALLY DOES IT AGAIN

New York Rangers      VERSUS      Toronto

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 24, 2012 (Game 75, Away Game 37)
Air Canada CentreToronto, ON

                                        1st   2nd  3rd  SO   F
New York Rangers           1      1          1        1        4
Toronto Maple Leafs      1     1          1        0        3

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-3, in the shootout tonight at Air Canada Centre, and have now won three of their last four games.  Ryan Callahan notched the game-deciding goal in the third round of the shootout, and Brad Richards also converted his shootout attempt.  The Blueshirts are now 7-6-0 against Original Six opponents this season.

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RANGERS CLIP WINGS IN OT

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Detroit

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 21, 2012 (Game 73, Home Game 37)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 2-1, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden to improve to 4-2-0 on their current seven-game homestand.
  • New York has posted a record of 46-20-7 (99 pts.) overall, including a 26-9-2 mark at home.

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RANGERS AND WINGS – A GARDEN DELICACY

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. DETROIT RED WINGS
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 45-20-7 (97 pts.)
Red Wings: 44-25-4 (92 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 19

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.; TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in an Original Six match-up. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 45-20-7 (97 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-2, on Monday at Madison Square Garden, and are now 3-2-0 on their current seven-game homestand. The Red Wings enter the contest with a 44-25-4 (92 pts.) record to rank fifth in the Western Conference, and are winless in their last five games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, Mar. 23, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), to conclude their seven-game homestand.

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“LOOK OUT BELOW” – AVALANCHE COMING

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. COLORADO AVALANCHE
Saturday, Mar. 17, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 44-19-7 (95 pts.)
Avalanche: 38-30-5 (81 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 15

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in the fourth game of their seven-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 44-19-7 (95 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden to end their six-game home winning streak, and are now 2-1-0 on their current seven-game homestand. The Avalanche enter the contest with a 38-30-5 (81 pts.) record to rank eighth in the Western Conference, and have won five of their last seven games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils on Monday, Mar. 19, at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division match-up.

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BING: CROSBY RETURN TO CONQUER BROADWAY

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Pittsburgh

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 15, 2012 (Game 70, Home Game 34)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, and are now 2-1-0 on their current seven-game homestand.
  • New York has posted a record of 44-19-7 (95 pts.) overall, including a 24-8-2 mark at home.
  • The Blueshirts’ 24-8-2 (50 pts.) mark at MSG is their best record at home through 34 games since 1993-94 (23-6-5, 51 pts.).
  • The Rangers are now 7-4-2 against the Penguins in their last 13 meetings.
  • The Blueshirts held the Penguins scoreless in four shorthanded situations (6:00), and are now 29-32 (90.6%) on the penalty kill in the last 10 contests.  The Rangers’ penalty kill has held opponents scoreless in six of the last eight games (24-26, 92.3%).
  • The Rangers out-hit the Penguins, 34-23, and were credited with 17 blocked shots in the contest.
  • New York holds a four-point lead over Pittsburgh atop the Atlantic Division standings.

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GARDEN PARTY II A HURRICANE COMES TO TOWN

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. CAROLINA HURRICANES
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Rangers: 43-18-7 (93 pts.)
Hurricanes: 26-28-15 (67 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 11

TONIGHT’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), as they continue their seven-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 43-18-7 (93 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the New York Islanders, 4-3, in overtime on Sunday at Madison Square Garden to begin their seven-game homestand, and are now 14-6-3 in their last 23 games. The Hurricanes enter the contest with a 26-28-15 (67 pts.) record to rank 13th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost four of their last six games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Mar. 15, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division match-up.

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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