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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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HAWK’S VIEW – MOSES ARRIVES IN THE LAND WITH PROMISE

Bob CrawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Voice of the CT Whale

Among the three most recent additions to the Whale roster, two, forward Andrew Yogan and defenseman Peter Ceresnak, were both Ranger draft picks and had been on the organization’s radar screen for at least a year.  The other, winger Steve Moses, though, was somewhat of an unknown commodity when he joined the Whale last week.

Early reviews are quite positive, however, for Moses, a Leominster, MA native who suited up for his first two pro games this past Saturday against Providence and Sunday at Bridgeport, after finishing a four-year career at the University of New Hampshire.

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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.

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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THAT DIDN’T TAKE LONG…YOGAN SIGNED

yoganAndrew Yogan signed a contract with the New York Rangers today and he’s more than just a little likely to start next season in Hartford with the Whale. Yogan had just signed an Amateur Try-Out contract last week after completing his season with the Peterborough Petes of the OHL.

 (Photo courtesy of NY Rangers

While he is yet to score in his three games, he did manage to get himself ousted from yesterday’s battle with the Sound Tigers with a five minute boarding major and a game misconduct.

Yogan is a big boy. He’s 6’3 and 203 pounds and really wants to make it to the next level. If his effort on the ice in the limited run is any indication, that could possibly happen.

Here’s the release from the Rangers.

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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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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 AND WHALE BOTH LOSE BY 4-1 SCORES

New York Rangers      VERSUS        Buffalo

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
March 23, 2012 (Game 74, Home Game 38)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 4-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden, to finish their seven-game homestand with a 4-3-0 mark.
  • New York has posted a record of 46-21-7 (99 pts.) overall, including a 26-10-2 mark at home.
  • The Rangers have posted a combined record of 16-4-5 in back-to-back games, including an 8-2-3 (3-1-0 at home, 5-1-3 on the road) record in the first game of the set.
  • The Blueshirts’ penalty kill was 1-1 (2:00) against the Sabres tonight, and have now held their opponent scoreless in nine of the last 12 games (30-33, 90.9%) and are 35-39 (89.7%) in the last 14 contests.

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