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No Excuses: NY Rangers Season Starts Now

As we sit here at this point of the season with nineteen games left, it’s crazy to think how many twists and turns the path took to get here. From the moment our eyes were laid upon “The Letter” just over five years ago, the journey has been paved with good fortune. Pick your favorite. […]

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NO QUIT! Rangers Overcome Terrible First Period To Stun Oilers With 5-4 Shootout Victory

It may be lazy for a team to adopt and carry over a slogan or hashtag from season to season. However, when the Rangers are exhibiting this high level of play coupled with unquestioned resiliency, there isn’t a better mantra that describes it than “NO QUIT.”   It’s the only way to frame the Rangers’ unbelievable […]

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Alexis Lafrenière, Filip Chytil, and Kaapo Kakko celebrate a goal

How the Kids became the Rangers’ Best Line

After strong showings against the Florida Panthers, the Vegas Golden Knights, and the Toronto Maple Leafs, the reunited ‘Kid-Line’ have thus far lived up to their expectations. They struggled to produce much of anything when they were put together earlier in the season. The second go around could not be more different, as now they […]

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Rangers Acquire Shiny New Toy in Tarasenko from the Blues

While the New York Rangers are currently (Thursday, February 9) sitting pretty in terms of being in a playoff spot in a tight Eastern Conference, one thing they have struggled with all season long is line combinations.  Team head coach Gerard Gallant has jumbled the lines around all year, and it has led to some inconsistency in their […]

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The Evolution of Filip Chytil

It has always been a mixed bag when it comes to the New York Rangers and the success of young players. Guys like Pavel Brendl, Hugh Jessiman, Al Montoya, Manny Malhotra, Jamie Lundmark, and several others never really got the job done, whether it was with the Blueshirts or in the NHL. For some, the […]

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Rangers re-sign Jimmy Vesey

The New York Rangers re-signed forward Jimmy Vesey to a 2-year, $800k contract extension. Vesey, who played with the Rangers from 2016 to 2019, recently re-joined the team in the offseason last summer. In his return to the Rangers squad, he has found a home where previously he had hopped around teams in the Eastern […]

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Top Heavy: NY Rangers’ Stars Lead The Way As Team Defeats Florida Panthers 5-3

The NY Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers 5-3 last night in a game dominated by their top stars, both veterans and young talent alike. It wasn’t a perfect game, but a lot to be pleased about, so let’s break it down. THAT’S GOOD! THE STARS ALIGN The Rangers have sometimes been “accused” have being a […]

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Monster Trade Shaping Up As the Patrick Kane Sweepstakes Begins

It’s no secret at this point that the Chicago Blackhawks are in full rebuild mode, and Patrick Kane’s time in the windy city is coming to an end. Even with a no movement clause in place, many expect Kane to waive it as the trade deadline approaches. Kane still has plenty left in the tank […]

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Why So Blue? Optimism Should Be High For NY Rangers Despite Erratic Season To Date.

The NY Rangers are still not yet at the halfway mark of the season. However, this mini-holiday break feels like a fine place to assess what has been an erratic season while also pinpointing positive aspects that are beacons for optimism. Consider the team won three out of their first four games, including two excellent […]

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Redemption! Rangers Secure 5-3 Comeback Victory Over Islanders Behind Kaapo Kakko’s Game-Winning Goal

A couple of significant themes stood out in the NY Rangers’ 5-3 triumph over the NY Islanders last night. Those two themes frame this breakdown of the Blueshirts’ eighth victory in their previous nine games. So let’s get to it. THAT’S GOOD: A TALE OF REDEMPTION AND RESILIENCE  REDEMPTION: TEAM Redemption is the word that […]

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