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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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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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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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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’ Rick Nash and J.T. Miller Score Two Highlight Goals in Their Shootout Victory over the Hurricanes

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The New York Rangers escaped last night with a shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1.  The offense, still struggling, was able to get something going in the 2nd when Canes goalie, Dan Ellis, was bowled over by Captain Ryan Callahan, leading to a Derek Stepan rebound goal.

They would not find the net again until the shootout, where Rick Nash and J.T. Miller would score two amazing goals to win the game.

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New York Weekend Roundup: Knicks and Rangers win, Amare Stoudemire Is Perfect, and Mike Rupp is Traded

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It was a positive weekend for Madison Square Garden tenants this weekend as both the Knicks and Rangers came out on top this weekend.

But before we look at the weekend, a trade has occurred that will change the Rangers main roster going forward.

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Rangers Beat the Flyers and Get Back to .500 But Lose Captain Ryan Callahan To A Possible Shoulder Injury

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The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Tuesday night for their 2nd straight victory, sending their record back to .500 at 3-3.  Henrik Lundqvist had perhaps his best performance of the 2013 season, only giving up a goal midway through the 3rd and the Blueshirts were boosted from goals by Michael Del Zotto and Ryan Callahan at MSG.

But it is the injury to Captain Cally that has everyone worried.

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Video of the Day: 2013 New York Rangers Opening Night Player Introductions

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A week ago the New York Rangers finally opened their lockout-shortened season at Madison Square Garden against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Here is a fan’s video (mine) of the always fun player introductions, including all of our Blueshirts favorites: From Henrik Lundqvist, to the big trade get of Rick Nash, to the Captain, Ryan Callahan: Continue reading

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A Look at Possible Rangers Cap Ramifications if the NHL Exists in 2013

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News broke in the past few days that the NHL was looking to create a cap of $60 for the 2014 season and even lower past that.
Problem with that is, many teams will have quite the problem to fix if their roster has many big contracts.

One of them, is the New York Rangers.

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