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The New York Rangers Are Going To The Stanley Cup Finals For The First Time Since 1994

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Henrik Lundqvist now stands 4 games away from going from the King of New York, to a deity.

The Rangers are going to the Stanley Cup Finals, on the shoulders of their superstar goalie. Continue reading

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Mark Messier, The 20-Year-Old Guarantee, and Finding Leadership On A Captainless Rangers Team Heading Into Game 4 Versus The Canadiens

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The Guarantee.

It is the legendary move of iconic leaders in New York history.

Joe Namath came first, leading the Jets to a Super Bowl III victory.  Then came the Messiah. Continue reading

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Rangers Give Martin Brodeur a Bronx Cheer, Beat the Devils 7-3 in Stadium Series Matchup

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Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, Mats Zuccarello scored two more, and Derek Stepan added a penalty shot in the New York Rangers 7-3 beating of the New Jersey Devils at Yankee Stadium, Sunday. Continue reading

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The New York Rangers and Their Missing Stars Offensive

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When Alain Vigneault was brought to New York to replace the embattled John Tortorella this off-season, we assumed the offense would take a turn in a positive direction.

It hasn’t.

While the easy thought is to call this another coaching failure, perhaps it is time to take a look at the people who should be doing the actual goal scoring.

And when you do that…yikes. Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers Agree to 7-year, $59.5-Million Contract Extension

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Long will live the King in New York City.

Arguably the best goalie in the NHL, Henrik Lundqvist, has signed a long-term deal to stay with the Rangers. Continue reading

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NHL’s New Canadian TV Contract Could Help The Rangers In A Big Way

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Late Monday Night, TSN Reporter Bob McKenzie tweeted out the news that CBC and Rogers had secured the English-language rights to the NHL for 12 years.   The deal, worth $5.232 billion, will have wide ramifications.

One of these ramifications can affect the Rangers in a major way this offseason. Continue reading

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Boston Bruins Up 3-0: Time To Relive The Greatest Choke In NHL History

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The Bruins took a 3-0 series lead over the New York Rangers Tuesday night, pushing their series to the brink.

Rangers look like they are done, after all, how many teams have ever blown a 3-0 lead in NHL Playoffs History?

Well, for one, the Bruins. Continue reading

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Going and Gone? MSG Tenants Rangers and Knicks Head In Opposite Directions

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Circle of sports: One season ends, another begins.  Generally this happens with sports of different seasons though; tonight, there is a chance two fall-spring sports could see a divergence with their teams.

Yes, the Knicks and Rangers are heading two different ways – one looks to capitalize on it, one looks to reclaim what it once had before it’s too late. Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist’s Back To Back Shutouts Push The Rangers Past The Washington Capitals To The Second Round Against The Bruins

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Henrik Lundqvist had 35 saves for his second consecutive elimination game shutout and the Rangers scored 5 goals to beat the Washington Capitals in their series ending Game 7.

Arron Asham had the first goal, which led to four more from Taylor Pyatt, Michael Del Zotto, Ryan Callahan, and Mats Zuccarello.

But the story tonight, is the King, who over two games had one of the greatest performances in NHL post-season history. Continue reading

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Rangers vs. Capitals: It’s Game 7

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It will be a Game 7 between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals tonight.

Henrik Lundqvist, coming off the 4th elimination game shutout in Rangers history and his 2nd (1st in 2008.  The others were Joe Miller [1928], and John Vanbiesbrouck [1986]), will try to carry the cold-shooting Blueshirts to the 2nd round.

History is not on their side. Continue reading

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