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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 GROUND JETS

New York RangersNEW YORK RANGERS at WINNIPEG JETS
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 7:00 p.m.
MTS CentreWinnipeg, MB
Rangers: 48-21-7 (103 pts.)
Jets: 35-33-8 (78 pts.)

  • All information through NHL games on Mar. 27

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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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BUFFALO’S ATTENDING GARDEN PARTY

New York RangersNEW YORK RANGERS vs. BUFFALO SABRES
Friday, Mar. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 46-20-7 (99 pts.)
Sabres: 35-29-10 (80 pts.)

* All information through NHL games on Mar. 21

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: AM1600 WWRL), to close out their seven-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 46-20-7 (99 pts.). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 2-1, in overtime on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, and are now 4-2-0 on their current seven-game homestand. The Sabres enter the contest with a 35-29-10 (80 pts.) record to rank ninth in the Eastern Conference, and have won four of their last six games. Following the  contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday, Mar. 24, at Air Canada Centre (7:00 p.m.), in an Original Six matchup.

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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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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).

RANGERS NASH BLUE JACKETS IN OT

New York R     VERSUS     Columbus

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 19, 2012 (Game 57, Home Game 28)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

                                               1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
Columbus Blue Jackets          0      1        1       0      2
New York Rangers                 1      1        0       1      3

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-2, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden for their fifth win and the last six games, and are now 9-2-1 in their last 12 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 38-14-5 (81 pts) on the season, including a 19-7-2 mark at home.

YOU CAN’T WIN’EM ALL

New York Rangers     VERSUS      Chicago

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 16, 2012 (Game 56, Home Game 27)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

                                                 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
Chicago Blackhawks            4      0        0       –       4

New York Rangers               0      1         1       –       2

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, and are now 8-2-1 in their last 11 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 37-14-5 (79 points) on the season, including an 18-7-2 mark at home.
  • The Blueshirts held the Blackhawks scoreless in three shorthanded situations (3:24).  The Rangers’ penalty kill has now held opponents scoreless in the last four games (10 times shorthanded), and 18 of the last 23 games (57-62, 91.9% over the span).
  • The Rangers out-hit the Blackhawks, 32-14, and had 15 players credited with at least one hit in the contest.  Michael Del Zotto and Dan Girardi tied for the game-high with five hits.

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RANGERS GIVE BRUINS BIG GOOSE EGG FOR VALENTINES

New York R      VERSUS      Boston

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 14, 2012 (Game 55, Away Game 29)
TD GardenBoston, MA

                                                                 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers                2      0        1       –      3
Boston Bruins                       0      0        0       –     0

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Boston Bruins, 3-0, tonight at TD Garden to extend their winning streak to four games, and have now won eight of their last 10 games.  The Blueshirts are 20-5-1 in their last 26 games, dating back to Dec. 17.