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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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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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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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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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BENEFITS OF STAYING HOME: LESSON ONE

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Sunday, Mar. 11, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY

Rangers: 42-18-7 (91 pts.)
Islanders: 28-30-9 (65 pts.)

All information through NHL games on Mar. 9

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), to begin a seven-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank third in the league overall, with a record of 42-18-7 (91 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3, on Friday at United Center, and are now 13-6-3 in their last 22 games. The Islanders have posted a record of 28-31-9 (65 pts.) and have lost five of their last seven games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, Mar. 13, at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), as they continue their seven-game homestand.

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RANGERS ATTEMPT COUP OVER SENATORS

New York RNEW YORK RANGERS at OTTAWA SENATORS
Thursday, Mar. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Scotiabank Place – Kanata, ON
Rangers: 42-16-7 (91 pts)
Senators: 35-25-8 (78 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 6

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio),  to begin a back-to-back road set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 42-16-7 (91 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the New Jersey Devils, 4-1, on Tuesday at Prudential Center, and are now 13-4-3 in their last 20 games. The Senators enter the contest with a 35-25-8 (78 pts.) record to rank seventh in the Eastern Conference, and have lost two of their last three games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks tomorrow, Mar. 9, at United Center (8:30 p.m.), in their third game in four days.

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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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RANGERS AND KNICKS TICKETS GOING UP AGAIN

tc06sby56bl1teghmmepYou had to know this was coming. According to the NY Times, Madison Square Garden is spending close to $850 million over three years on renovation. It’s about to change from being The World’s Most Famous Arena to The World’s Most Expensive Arena. You had to know the fans and sponsors are the ones who are going to pay for it. Last season tickets jumped an average of 23%. Well this coming season it’s going up another 9.5% for the Rangers and 4.9% for the Knicks. The only word that came to mind when we read this was, “WOW.”

Here’s the official release from Madison Square Garden:

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BRUINS CAGED IN GARDEN

New York R      VERSUS      Boston

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 4, 2012 (Game 64, Home Game 31)
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3, today at Madison Square Garden for their fourth win in five games, and are now 13-3-3 in their last 19 games.

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