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THE NEW MATH: 19 + 42 + 4 = 2

New York R      VERSUS      Tampa Bay

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
February 9, 2012 (Game 52, Home Game 25)
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY

                                                 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final

Tampa Bay Lightning              1      2        0       0      3

New York Rangers                   0      2        1       1      4

Team Notes:

  • The Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden for their fifth win in seven games, and are now 17-5-1 in their last 23 games.
  • New York has posted a record of 34-13-5 (73 pts) on the season, including a 17-6-2 mark at home.

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BACK TO THE FUTURE – CATCHING UP WITH MICHAEL DEL ZOTTO

BY: Mitch Beck with Adam Gavriel

DelZotto_M_0526_action2For athletes looking to develop a professional career, the path to achieving it, in many ways, resembles the four-year high school matriculation process.

As a rookie, a player enters their freshman year; the new kid on the block. Expectations are high, but there are a lot of unknowns.

By an athlete’s second season, the awkward first year mistakes should be minimalized and the expectations elevate.

The third year is the critical test. In high school, adjustments have been and the child that showed up for freshman year is expected to be gone. The adjustments that have been learned from the second year are now fully implemented. There’s more responsibility. More pressure to be, pardon the cliché, all that you can be are clearly beginning to emerge.

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FAN-FARE -The Art of The Offer Sheet

handshakeBY: Adam Gavriel

Keeping a close eye on the Stamkos deal in Tampa? No? Well, start researching.

Reports constantly coming out of Tampa Bay are saying that the Stamkos and Lightning parties are decently far apart in what it’s going to take to lock up the star 21-year old center.

The Lightning first overall pick in 2008 has recorded nearly a point per game in his young NHL career at 232 points in 243 games (0.95/game). At the age of 20, Stamkos won the Rocket Richard trophy for most goals scored in an NHL season with 51. He showed no signs of slowing down this past season as he recorded 91 points in a full 82 game season with 45 goals.

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RANGERS BIG TEST VS. LIGHTNING

New York RangersNY RANGERS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Sunday, Feb. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
Rangers: 33-26-4 (70 pts)
Lightning: 36-18-7 (79 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Feb. 25

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RANGERS VS. LIGHTNING PREVIEW

Rangers Chase Centered 4CNY RANGERS at TB LIGHTNING

Saturday, Jan. 1, 7:30 p.m.
St. Pete Times Forum • Tampa Bay, FL
Rangers: 22-14-2 (46 pts)
Lightning: 22-11-5 (49 pts)
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RANGERS AND LIGHTNING PREVIEW

clip_image002NEW YORK RANGERS vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Thursday, Dec. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
Rangers: 20-14-1 (41 pts)
Lightning: 19-10-4 (42 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Dec. 21

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning tomorrow, Dec. 23, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and seventh in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 20-14-1 (41 pts). The Rangers enter tomorrow’s contest having been defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1, on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center, and are now 13-7-0 in their last 20 games. New York has won six of their last nine games at MSG (6-3-0). The Lightning currently rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 19-10-4 (42 pts) record entering their contest tonight at Long Island, and have won each of their last four games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will return to action when they face-off against the New York Islanders on Monday, Dec. 27, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). Continue reading