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NOT WILD IN MINNY, BUT STILL GET TWO BIGGIES

New York R      VERSUS      Minnesota

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 27, 2012 (Game 76, Away Game 38)
Xcel Energy CenterSt. Paul, MN

                                                 1st     2nd    3rd     OT      F
New York Rangers               1        1         1          –          3
Minnesota Wild                   0        2         0         –          2

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Minnesota Wild, 3-2, tonight at Xcel Energy Center, and have now won four of the last five games.
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SPOTLIGHT: ZUCCARELO AND KREIDER

Bruce BerletBy: Bruce Berlet

Chris Kreider looks more and more like pro material when the postseason arrives.

Kreider, the New York Rangers’ first-round pick (19th overall) in 2009, scored both Boston College goals in a 2-0 victory over Air Force in the NCAA men’s hockey tournament Northeast Regional semifinals Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass.

“The kid who scored their two goals,” Air Force coach Frank Serratore said. “Where is he going to be in three weeks, New York?”

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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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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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WRESTLEMANIA PREVIEW SPARKS RANGERS TO VICTORY

New York Rangers     VERSUS     New Jersey

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 19, 2012 (Game 72, Home Game 36)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden to improve to 3-2-0 on their current seven-game homestand.
  • New York has posted a record of 45-20-7 (97 pts.) overall, including a 25-9-2 mark at home.

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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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SPOTLIGHT: COMINGS AND GOINGS

Bruce BerletBY: Bruce Berlet

It’s official.

Sid “The Kid” Crosby will be returning AGAIN in the world’s biggest media center.

Crosby, who has been battling the effects of post-concussion syndrome for more than 14 months, will be back in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ lineup Thursday night when they visit Madison Square Garden to face the New York Rangers, whom they’re frantically pursuing for the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference titles.

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THREE ALARM CHICAGO FIRE SMOKES RANGERS

New York Rangers     VERSUS      Chicago

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 9, 2012 (Game 67, Away Game 36)
United CenterChicago, IL

                                                            1st     2nd    3rd     OT      F
New York Rangers                1        0         2          –         3
Chicago Blackhawks           0        1         3          –         4

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3, tonight at United Center, and are now 13-6-3 in their last 22 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 42-18-7 (91 pts.) overall, including a 20-11-5 mark on the road.

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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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