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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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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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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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RANGERS ENERGY FROZEN AT CONSOL

New York R     VERSUSPittsburgh

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 21, 2012 (Game 58, Away Game 30)
CONSOL Energy CenterPittsburgh, PA

                                                   1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final
New York Rangers                 0      0        0       –      0
Pittsburgh Penguins              0      2        0       –      2

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-0, tonight at CONSOL Energy Center, and are now 9-3-1 in their last 13 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 38-15-5 (81 pts) on the season, including a 19-8-3 mark on the road.

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RANGERS LOOK TO PUT PENGUINS ON ICE

New York RangersNY RANGERS at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7:00 p.m.
CONSOL Energy CenterPittsburgh, PA
Rangers: 38-14-5 (81 pts)
Penguins: 33-21-5 (71 pts)

  • All information through NHL games on Feb. 19

TONIGHT’S GAME

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio). The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank third in the league overall, with a record of 38-14-5 (81 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-2, in overtime on Sunday at Madison Square Garden for their fifth win in six games, and are now 9-2-1 in their last 12 games. The Blueshirts are 21-6-1 in their last 28 contests, dating back to Dec. 17, and have registered at least one point in 38 of their last 49 games since Oct. 29 (35-11-3) after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Penguins enter the contest with a 33-21-5 (71 pts) record to rank sixth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost two of their last three games. Following the contest, the Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders on Friday, Feb. 24, at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.), in the first game of a back-to-back set.

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A RANGERS RARITY, BAD THIRD PERIOD

New York Rangers     VERSUS      Pittsburgh

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES

January 19, 2012 (Game 45, Home Game 21)

Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

 

 

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RANGERS LOOK TO ICE PENGUINS

clip_image002NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Thursday, Jan. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York
Rangers: 29-11-4 (62 pts)
Penguins: 24-17-4 (52 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Jan. 17

TOMORROW’S GAME:

The Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG; Radio: 1050 ESPN 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 29-11-4 (62 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Nashville Predators, 3-0, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, and are now 12-3-0 in their last 15 games. New York has posted a record of 26-8-2 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Penguins enter the contest with a 24-17-4 (52 pts) record to rank seventh in the Eastern Conference, and have won their last three games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Boston Bruins on Saturday, Jan. 21, at TD Garden (1:00 p.m.), in an Original Six matinee match-up. Continue reading

CHRISTENSEN “GETTING PHYSICAL” WITH WHALE

New York RangersThe Rangers are sending veteran Erik Christensen to the Whale on a two week conditioning stint. As of this particular moment the Whale are still at their veteran limit because Andre Deveaux is suspended for the next three games. In their meeting with Rangers head coach John Tortorella, the New York media reports that, Wojtek Wolski has been asked to come to the Whale as well. “We’ve had that conversation,” Tortorella said. “He’s still in discussion with his people.”  about giving his go-ahead.

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RANGERS LOOK TO CHASE COYOTES OUT OF THEIR GARDEN

clip_image002NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHOENIX COYOTES
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 26-9-4 (56 pts)
Coyotes: 20-17-5 (45 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Jan. 8

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Phoenix Coyotes tomorrow at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), to begin a stretch of four games in six days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 26-9-4 (56 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, on Friday at CONSOL Energy Center to extend their winning streak to four games, and have won nine of their last 10 games. New York has posted a record of 23-6-2 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Coyotes enter the contest with a 20-17-5 (45 pts) record to rank 11th in the Western Conference, and have lost six of their last eight games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), to mark the mid-way point of their regular season schedule.