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Ryan McDonagh Arrives at His First Career All-Star Game
January 30th, 2016 at 3:14 AM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh was named to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game. It marks the first time in his career that McDonagh has been selected as an All Star. McDonaghwill take part in the NHL Skills Challenge Relay and the NHL Shootout during Saturday's All-Star Skills competition. “I remember...

New York Rangers and Garden of Dreams Foundation Partner for Casino Night
January 30th, 2016 at 1:37 AM
The New York Rangers, Casino Night is an annual full-team fundraiser to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This year’s event will take place on March 1st from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Gotham Hall. The evening will be casino-style gaming where fans can play alongside members of the Rangers team, coaching staff...

New York Rangers Head to All-Star Break with a 6-3 Victory
January 26th, 2016 at 1:12 AM
The New York Rangers had a 6-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres Monday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers hit the All-Star break having won three of their final four games. The Rangers had their 18th home-ice victory of the season (18-5-2). The victory did not come easy, however. The...

New York Rangers Get Shutout by Ottawa Senators
January 25th, 2016 at 1:34 PM
The New York Rangers were shutout 3-0 by the Ottawa Senators Sunday afternoon at the Canadian Tire Centre. The Rangers were coming off two straight wins and the loss prevented them from securing their first three-game winning streak since they won nine in a row from October 25-November 15. "We weren't...

New York Rangers Defeat Carolina Hurricanes 4-1
January 22nd, 2016 at 10:27 PM
There was an ice storm in Raleigh on Friday night, but New York Rangers fans filled PNC Arena to watch their team play on the road, and were rewarded for their loyal efforts. The Rangers has a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to...

New York Rangers Win 3-2 in Overtime Against Vancouver Canucks
January 19th, 2016 at 11:11 PM
The New York Rangers had a 3-2 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks, Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers played one of their best games all season, while Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller stopped 46 shots. "You have to realize, and I think everybody did a good job of realizing,...

Washington Capitals Defeat New York Rangers 5-2
January 18th, 2016 at 1:13 AM
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams recorded a hat trick to help his team defeat the New York Rangers 5-2 at Verizon Center on Sunday. "They're the best team in the NHL right now and if you get down a couple of goals, they're so sound defensively, it's tough to come back,"...

New York Rangers Win 3-2 in Overtime
January 17th, 2016 at 4:38 AM
The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in a shootout, Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center. Henrik Lundqvist put on a show stopping performance between the pipes for the Rangers stopping 34 out of 36 shots. Steve Mason stopped 29 shots in net for the Flyers. "We're in a spot...

New York Rangers Fall 3-1 in Brooklyn to the Islanders
January 15th, 2016 at 1:56 AM
The New York Rangers fell 3-1 to the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Thursday. The Rangers were leading 1-0 heading into the third period off a goal from Marc Staal at 19:14 in the second period. In the third period the Islanders took control, scoring an even strength, power play...

Martin St. Louis Retires His University Jersey Number
January 13th, 2016 at 8:42 PM
Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the NHL last summer after 16 seasons, and on Jan. 8 he had his jersey number retired by the University of Vermont men's hockey program at Gutterson Fieldhouse in front of a capacity crowd in Burlington, Vt. St. Louis, wore No. 8 for four...

New York Rangers Rally Late in Third for a 2-1 Victory
January 12th, 2016 at 1:28 AM
The New York Rangers defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. For the second game in a row, the Rangers offense spiked late in the third. "After what happened last game, we knew we could come back," stated goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to BlueshirtsUnited.com, referring to how the...

New York Rangers Fall 4-3 in OT
January 10th, 2016 at 4:20 AM
The New York Rangers fell 4-3 in overtime to the league-leading Washington Capitals Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. After two periods the Capitals were leading 2-0, however the third period was a different story. The Rangers scored three back-to-back goals to take a 3-2 lead. "Against the best team in the...

Ryan Gropp Signs with New York Rangers
January 6th, 2016 at 8:02 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced on December 31, that the team has agreed to terms with forward Ryan Gropp on an entry-level contract. Gropp was selected by the Rangers in the second round, 41st overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Gropp, 19, has skated in 32 games...

New York Rangers Get Shutout 3-0 by Florida Panthers
January 3rd, 2016 at 1:23 AM
With a chance for a second straight win following Wednesday's victory over the Lightning in Tampa, the New York Rangers were stopped and shutout 3-0 by the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, at BB&T Center. The loss concluded the Rangers three-game road trip with a 1-2-0 record. The victory was the...

Hockey Players- There is Just Something About Them
December 31st, 2015 at 10:19 PM
People always talk about their favorite sport, favorite team, or their favorite player. With great respect and gratitude I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing baseball, basketball, hockey and football players. At the end of the day, I didn’t choose to be a hockey writer just because it was my favorite sport. I...

New York Rangers Finish 2015 with a Victory
December 31st, 2015 at 3:51 AM
The New York Rangers closed out 2015 in Tampa Bay on Wednesday night with a 5-2 victory over the Lightning, marking their first win against the team in their last six regular season meetings, dating back to 2014. Dan Boyle, Dominic Moore and Viktor Stalberg each scored a goal and recorded...

New York Rangers Fall 5-3 to Nashville Predators
December 29th, 2015 at 1:18 AM
The New York Rangers returned to action Monday night playing their first game in six days, but ended up falling 5-3 to the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. The Rangers have now lost four of their last five games. "I wish it was just one thing that we could correct," stated goaltender...

New York Rangers Win in Overtime
December 23rd, 2015 at 12:42 AM
Mats Zuccarello scored a power play goal in overtime, and Derick Brassard recorded three points, to beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2, and end the New York Rangers three-game losing streak, Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Zuccarello scored his team-high 15th goal with the game-winner. "It was important," Zuccarello said of...

New York Rangers Fall 7-3 to Washington Capitals
December 21st, 2015 at 2:36 AM
The New York Rangers fell 7-3 to their division rivals, the Washington Capitals on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers have now lost three straight games, allowing 17 goals in the losses, and are 3-9-2 over the past 14 games. The Capitals have won five in a row,...

New York Rangers Fall 5-2 to Minnesota Wild
December 18th, 2015 at 3:43 AM
The New York Rangers fell 5-2 to the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday. They not only lost the game but their goaltender Antti Raanta. Raanta left the game 11:49 into the first period after taking a Marco Scandella shot off the mask. "It was a hard one," Henrik Lundqvist...