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Rangers Ride High in 7-2 victory over the Islanders

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (21-14-2) would ride high in their 7-2 victory over the New York Islanders (9-19-6) in hockey action on Monday night. Matt Gilroy the Long Island native recorded two goals, while Brian Boyle recorded two points to lead the Blueshirts to victory. Gilroy (1) struck for his first goal on a 53 foot wrist shot at the 0:44 mark of the first period of play to give the Rangers the 1-0 lead. The Islanders were able to tie the game at the 7:51 mark as Rob Schremp (7) recorded a 24 foot wrist shot to make the score 1-1. The fast paced first period would continue as the Islanders would strike again when P.A. Parenteau (eight) was able to tip-in a puck from six ...

Shootout is a Scrooge for Rangers in 4-3 loss to Lightning

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (20-14-2) earned a point forcing the overtime frame, but fell to the Tampa Bay Lighting (20-10-5) in hockey action on Thursday night. Ryan Malone struck for the game-winner in the 11th round to lead the Lightning to the victory. On the night that Mats Zuccarello made his NHL debut for the Rangers on a night full of injuries to big named players for the squad. The winger made his impact felt throughout the game, making creative chances with every opportunity that he had. Zuccarello also tallied a shootout goal, which made the score 2-2 in that frame. The winger was able to get a backhander in the net past Tampa Bay keeper Dan Ellis. The two teams w...

Rangers Fall to Flyers, 4-1

New York, NY- The New York Rangers (20-14-1) fell to the Philadelphia Flyers (22-7-5) by the score of 4-1 in Saturday afternoon hockey action. Nikolay Zherdev netted two goals to lead the Flyers, as they continue to reign as the top team in the Eastern Conference. Zherdev struck for his first goal of the game at the 9:06 mark of the second period as he recorded a backhand goal to give the Flyers the 1-0 lead. Philadelphia would continue showing New York no love as they would only add on to that lead. It was a Andrea Nodl wrist shot at the 3:19 mark of the third period which gave the Flyers the 2-0 lead. The Rangers were able to get on the board at the 8:23 mark of the third when Derek ...

Christensen nets Shootout Winner in 4-3 victory over Coyotes

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (20-13-1) won a shootout thriller by the score of 4-3 over the Phoenix Coyotes (14-9-7) in hockey action on Thursday night. Eric Christensen was able to tally the game-winning goal in the shootout frame for the victory. Phoenix was able to tally the first goal of the game on a power play opportunity as Taylor Pyatt recorded a wrist shot at the 1:27 mark of the first period. The Coyotes quickly made the score 2-0 as Adrian Aucoin let go of a wicked slap shot at the 5:53 mark. New York was finally able to cut into that lead and made the score 2-1. The Rangers first goal was tallied on a Dan Girardi wrist shot on a power play opportunity at the 12:07 mark...

Three is a Magic Number in Rangers 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh

New York, NY - Three was a magic number for the New York Rangers (19-13-1) in their 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins (21-10-2) in hockey action on Wednesday night. The Blueshirts were able to mount a comeback in the third period of play to topple the Penguins. The first period belonged to Pittsburgh as Evgeni Malkin recorded a wrist shot at the 19:47 mark for the 1-0 lead. The Penguins were able to hold on to that lead until the Rangers third period of play. The comeback for the Blueshirts would start with a power play goal at the 10:10 mark of the third period as Erik Christensen let off a wicked snap shot to tie the two teams at 1-1. Alex Frolov would add to that lead with a ...

Flurry of Offense for the Rangers in 7-0 Victory over Washington

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (18-13-1) found a flurry of offense in their 7-0 victory over the Washington Capitals (18-11-3) in Sunday night hockey action. The Rangers are now 8-0 in the second game of their back-to-back schedule. The flurry of offensive opportunities started with a Brandon Prust wrist shot at the 17:57 mark of the first period to give the Rangers the 1-0 lead. The floodgates would really open for the Rangers in the second period of play. Beginning with an Artem Anisimov as he recorded a snap shot at the 59 second mark in that second period to make the score 2-0. Marian Gaborik would add to the lead at the 3:07 mark tallying a power play tip-in to make the score...

Rangers Trip on the Road in 3-1 loss to Columbus

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (17-13-1) could not contain Rick Nash and the Columbus Blue Jackets (16-11-1) in hockey action on Saturday night. Nash was able to tally two goals in the third period of play to lead the Blue Jackets to victory. The Rangers were able to strike for the first goal of the game as Marc Staal netted a power play snap shot at the 9:53 mark of the first period of play. Columbus responded back with a power play goal of their own as Antoine Vermette recorded a wrist shot at the 15:43 mark to tie the two teams up at 1-1. Nash then began to work his magic in the third period of play recording a wrist shot at the 14:51 mark to give the Blue Jackets the 2-1 lead....

Rangers Get Sweet Revenge with 5-3 victory over Ottawa

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (17-12-1) were able to get some sweet revenge in their 5-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators (12-16-2) in Thursday night hockey action. The last time these two squads faced-off on Sunday, December 5, the Senators swaggered into and out of Madison Square Garden with a 3-1 victory. New York was able to turn the tables though on Thursday night. It had seemed as if Ottawa may walk away with another victory netting the first goal of the game at the 2:54 mark of the first period as Mike Fisher netted a power play wrist shot to give the Senators the 1-0 lead. The Rangers responded on a wicked wrist shot by Derek Stepan at the 4:40 mark which tied the two squ...

Sluggish Start leads to Rangers 3-1 loss to Ottawa

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (16-12-1) missed out on their opportunity to defeat the Ottawa Senators (12-14-2) in what was a tough 3-1 loss in hockey action on Sunday evening. Senators center Chris Kelly hat trick was all the Senators needed to get a victory over the Blueshirts. Kelly began his hat trick by netting a shorthanded goal at the 4:27 mark of the second period. The center netted a 15 foot wrister that went past Rangers keeper Henrik Lundqvist to make the score 1-0 in favor of the Senators. Brandon Prust (3) then responded with a shorthanded goal of his own at the 10:50 mark. Prust who netted a 20 foot wrist shot that tied the two teams up at 1-1. The Rangers had a flu...

Rangers Sing a Joyful Tune in 2-1 comeback victory over Nashville

New York, NY - The New York Rangers (14-10-1) had a huge comeback victory in Music City over the Nashville Predators (9-8-5) by the score of 2-1 in hockey action on Saturday night. The Rangers would need the shootout frame to complete what was a thrilling comeback victory in what was a long road trip. For New York they were missing winger Marian Gaborik due to the flu, but had the return of blue liner Michal Rozsival. The action for both squads who were playing back-to-back games were high energy and hard hitting right from the first minutes of play. Nashville got the action going early gaining the offensive momentum and pressure early, eventually getting the first goal of the game as ...