1. How Ryan McDonagh's Injury Will Impact New York Rangers

    New York Rangers fans breathed a sigh of relief when Martin St. Louis notched his first goal as a Ranger on Wednesday, but fans were holding their breath late in the game...

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  2. Should Alain Vigneault Tinker with N.Y. Rangers' Lineup to Prepare for Playoffs?

    The New York Rangers have played solid hockey over the last few weeks, and they are in a position where they are a strong favorite to make the playoffs...

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  3. Breaking Down the Recent Upswing of New York Rangers' Rick Nash

    There is something different about the New York Rangers ' top power forward these days, and his recent upswing has been a welcome sight for the franchise...

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  4. Why New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh Should Be a Norris Trophy Candidate

    Ryan McDonagh already had a staunch reputation as one of the NHL 's top shutdown defenders, and you would be hard pressed to name a defender that is a better skater than the former University of Wisconsin Badger...

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  5. Why JT Miller Is Right Fit to Replace Chris Kreider in New York Rangers Lineup

    Chris Kreider missed Wednesday night's victory at Madison Square Garden vs. the Philadelphia Flyers , and according to the team's Twitter, he will miss the New York Rangers ' upcoming four-game Western Conference swing...

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  6. New York Rangers' Derek Stepan Is Heating Up for Stanley Cup Playoff Push

    If you score a hat trick in your first career NHL game, it is fair to say that everyone is always going to look at you and ask "What's next?" The event in question occurred back ...

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  7. When Should Alain Vigneault Insert Raphael Diaz into Rangers Lineup?

    At the 2014 NHL trade deadline, the New York Rangers acquired defender Raphael Diaz from the Vancouver Canucks , and since that point, he has only traveled and practiced with the team...

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  8. Martin St. Louis Is an Easy Scapegoat for New York Rangers' Offensive Woes

    Yes, the New York Rangers are fresh off an 8-4 win against the Ottawa Senators , but that is not a fair representation of the team's offensive output as of late...

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  9. Would Glen Sather's Retirement Drastically Alters Business for New York Rangers?

    Glen Sather is an NHL legend that has been a staple of the New York Rangers since joining the team in 2000 as its team president and general manager. His reputation is well known, but Father Time catches up with everyone at some point...

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  10. Why Henrik Lundqvist Is Already Greatest Goalie in New York Rangers History

    There have been a number of amazing goaltenders throughout the history of the New York Rangers , and the Blueshirts' current netminder is on the verge of becoming the greatest of them all...

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  11. Around the Farm: Updated Look at Top New York Ranger Prospects

    The New York Rangers do not have any superstar prospects in their farm system, but they do have a good amount of prospects that are worth mentioning...

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  12. How Derick Brassard Has Shown Promise Under Alain Vigneault During in 2013-14

    The New York Rangers have not had a great stretch of hockey since returning from the Olympic break, and it is easy for fans to be down in the dumps...

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  13. Why New York Rangers Should Sign Marc Staal to Long-Term Contract

    The New York Rangers entered the 2013-14 campaign with the arduous task of negotiating contracts with three key free agents before the trade deadline...

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  14. Will Anton Stralman Be a New York Ranger for 2014-15 NHL Season?

    Anton Stralman has been a key cog on the New York Rangers ' blue line for the last three seasons, but there is a significant chance that he will depart the team after the season ends...

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  15. Is New York Rangers' Brad Richards Safe from Buyout After Martin St. Louis Deal?

    After the 2013-14 NHL season comes to a climax, the New York Rangers have to answer a $27 million question. The question involves center Brad Richards...

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  16. New York Rangers Improve Defensive Depth in Raphael Diaz Deal

    The New York Rangers made a splash on deadline day when they acquired forward Martin St. Louis from the Tampa Bay Lightning , but that wasn't the only move of the day...

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  17. New York Rangers Make Calculated Risk by Dealing for Martin St. Louis

    Oh captain, my captain! The New York Rangers made the first big deal of deadline day by acquiring captain Martin St...

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  18. New York Rangers Re-Sign Dan Girardi, Deal a Win-Win for Both Sides

    The New York Rangers have officially re-signed defender Dan Girardi to a six-year, $33 million extension worth $5.5 million per season, according to Darren Dreger of TSN ...

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  19. Why Cam Talbot Can Be New York Rangers' Biggest X-Factor During Playoff Push

    The New York Rangers were back in action on Thursday at Madison Square Garden vs. the Chicago Blackhawks . It is the start of the second half of the season, and the Rangers are looking to improve upon a 27-16-3 record since starting 3-7-0...

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  20. Will Martin St. Louis Be a New York Ranger Before the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline?

    Since the NHL trade freeze was rescinded, there has been a lot of buzz involving the New York Rangers and potential Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis . It was reported by Arthur Staple of Newsday that St...

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  21. Pros and Cons of Trading Ryan Callahan for the New York Rangers

    According to TSN Insider Darren Dreger , there is a 99 percent chance the New York Rangers will be dealing their captain Ryan Callahan at the trade deadline...

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  22. Grading Each New York Ranger's Performance in 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics are over, and a couple of New York Ranger players are returning with hardware. Rick Nash won gold with Canada, and Carl Hagelin and Henrik Lundqvist won silver with Sweden...

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  23. New York Rangers Who Must Improve When NHL Resumes Play

    The Olympic Games are almost over, and that means the New York Rangers will be resuming NHL play. Prior to the deadline, the Blueshirts were one of the league's hottest teams, despite the fact that not every player was pulling his weight...

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  24. Ranking the Best Duos in NHL History Who Also Played for the Same Country

    Chemistry and familiarity can be very important for a hockey team—especially when a group of players are being thrown together for two weeks at the Olympics...

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  25. Olympic Hockey 2014: Biggest Takeaways from the Semifinals

    The last two gold medal winners were victorious on Friday as Canada will face Sweden for gold on Sunday. The United States and Finland lost tough games and will compete for the bronze...

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