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Rangers Bring In This Year’s ‘Taxi Squad’

The New York Rangers have brought in 10 players for this year’s postseason “Taxi Squad,” per the New York Daily News’ Pat Leonard. Here is the list: Forwards: Marek Hrivik, Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg, Darroll Powe, Ryan Bourque Defense: Tommy Hughes, Dan Syvret, Conor Allen, Dylan McIlrath Goaltender: David Leneveu   Since the Hartford Wolf […]

New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

Giroux Guarantees Game 4 Victory

After starting the season with a brutal 1-7-0 record, Claude Giroux guaranteed his team would make the playoffs. Whelp it looks like the Flyers captain is doubling down as moments after his team lost Game 3 by the score of 4-1 to give the Rangers a 2-1 series last night he said this (via Daily […]

Wednesday (4/23/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers beat Flyers, 4-1, take 2-1 series lead Bergen Record - Rangers containing Flyers’ Claude Giroux New York Post – Lundqvist, Rangers dominate Flyers to take 2-1 series lead New York Post –  Goal caps big day for Rangers’ St. Louis New York Post –  Throwback playoff ‘W’ for Carcillo & Co. Daily News - Rangers’ Daniel Carcillo […]

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Rangers 4, Flyers 1

The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by the score of 4-1, tonight. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …this is not the type of game I thought the Rangers could win in this series. They completely got caught up in the emotion of the atmosphere leading to lots of chippiness and […]

Rangers @ Flyers (Game 3)

The New York Rangers visit the Philadelphia Flyers for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 8:00 p.m. The series is tied 1-1. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Pregame Notes TV: MSG Network Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://gofirstrowus.eu/sport/ice-hockey.html […]

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Nothing Confirmed But All Signs Point to Carcillo Being Inserted into Game 3 Lineup

A little gamesmanship from Alain Vigneault at today’s practice as he refused to confirm the Rangers Game 3 lineup. However, there were a few hints dropped that lead most to believe Dan Carcillo will make his 2014 playoff debut tonight in his former stomping grounds. Here’s Vigneault after this morning’s session (via Bergen Record) … […]

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St. Louis Nominated for Lady Byng

St. Louis will be going for his fourth Lady Byng in the last five years. …obviously a large reason for this nomination is due to the work he did in Tampa, so while it’s great to see a Ranger nominated, it’s not the same as if it was for a player who was with the […]

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Special Teams Proving to Be Key to Series

From the moment the final horn sounded on the Rangers 4-2 Game 2 loss to the Flyers on Sunday, I’ve seen Blueshirt fans lament their team’s lack of toughness and physicality. While most of Blueshirt Nation feel the Rangers lack of guts led to the defeat, it was actually their lack of discipline and inability […]

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Road Games Just What The Doctor Ordered for Rangers

I’m really not sure why Rangers fans were so baffled with the Blueshirts loss to the Flyers Sunday afternoon at MSG considering they hadn’t won a Game 2 on home ice since beating Vancouver in the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994. Yes, you read that correctly, the Rangers haven’t won a Game 2 at the […]

Tuesday (4/22/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers expecting to be road warriors against Flyers Bergen Record - Three keys to Rangers-Flyers Game 3 New York Post - Rangers need to adjust attitude, not lineup, for Game 3 New York Post - Rangers deny they’re diving for whistles New York Post - Rookie Jesper Fast could remain in lineup Daily News - As series shifts to Philadelphia, NY […]

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Possible Lineup Changes For Game 3; Mason Out Again; Kreider Improving

After this morning’s optional practice, Alain Vigneault hinted that there might be a lineup change coming for Game 3 in Philadelphia tomorrow night (via Bergen Record)… “I’m still in the process of deciding that…If I feel that there’s something that’s better for the team.” Jesper Fast played just three shifts in third period yesterday as […]

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It’s About Quality, Not Quantity

As you guys know, I’m not a huge fancy stats guy. I do, however, feel they are useful in determining how puck possession impacts a game. The problem I have with using shot attempts to measure which team controlled the game is that it doesn’t factor in the quality of those opportunities. So while it’s […]

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