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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS AIM TO CONTINUE HOT-STREAK; WELCOME STARS TO WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ARENA

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Roll out the red carpet, the Stars are coming to town. No not “those” stars. The Dallas Stars come to MSG having lost three straight. Dallas is currently in possession of the Western Conference’s second Wild-Card spot. But many are questioning how far this team can go without some solid work by its’ goalies. Both Ben Bishop and Kari Lehtonen …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: THE “BATTLE ON THE HUDSON” BEGINS ANEW; RANGERS VS. DEVILS COMING UP

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HERE WE GO! From Stephane Matteau: “Fetisov plays across ice into the far corner. Matteau swoops in to intercept, Matteau behind the net, swings it in front…he scores! MATTEAU! MATTEAU! MATTEAU! STEPHANE MATTEAU…And the Rangers have one more hill to climb baby, but it’s Mt. Vancouver! The Rangers are headed to the Finals!” — Howe Rose To Adam Henrique: “Henrique …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS COLLAPSE LATE; FALL 4-2 IN NATION’S CAPITAL

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Where to begin? This game was really three games mixed into one. 14 seconds into the first period, Brady Skjei didn’t get in close enough on Jay Beagle and the Capitals’ center fired a shot past Henrik Lundqvist for an early 1-0 lead. From there the teams played a scoreless first period. But that’s because Lundqvist’s play was stellar. The …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: RANGERS ROLL INTO NATION’S CAPITAL SEEKING THIRD STRAIGHT WIN

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“Ladies and Gentleman! Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs!” Just kidding. It’s only December. There’s a lot of season left before the playoffs begin. You would be forgiven if you thought otherwise. Since the 2005-06 season, the Rangers and Capitals have met in the postseason five times; with the Blueshirts winning the last three encounters. Those five postseason series are …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS SURVIVE TRIP TO STEEL CITY; BEAT DEFENDING CHAMPS 4-3

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“Hi can you hear me…It’s 2012 calling to say how about that?!” Much like their epic statement-making game against the Bruins on January 21, 2012, the Rangers went into the home of the defending-champs and won a game when they had no business doing so. The parallels between both games are striking. Boston and Pittsburgh were both defending champs. And …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: SURGING RANGERS FACE BIG TEST; TAKE ON TWO-TIME CHAMP PENGUINS

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What season is it? Is this 2011-12? 2013-14? Or 2017-18? You might ask, what’s the connection between these three seasons? During the 2013-14 campaign the Blueshirts started off 3-7-0. This year they started 3-7-2. Ring a bell? The 2013-14 season saw the Rangers go all the way to the Stanley Cup Final before falling to the Los Angeles Kings in …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: ROAD TO WINTER CLASSIC BEGINS AT LASKER RINK

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“Happy New Year!” That’s what fans, players and coaches alike will be saying at midnight on December 31st. And just 12 hours later, the NHL will begin its coverage of the 10th Annual Winter Classic game. In the NHL’s official press release regarding the event, Commissioner Gary Bettman had this to say. “The Winter Classic made its debut under snowy …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS HOPE FOR SUNSHINE AS HURRICANES STORM GARDEN

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There’s a storm brewing. On November 22 these teams faced-off in Carolina, with the Blueshirts winning 6-1. A pair of three-goal periods (first and third) and a pair of two-goal games (Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast) led the visitors to victory. This time around, the game will be played in the friendly confines of Madison Square Garden. But they’re only …

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Prospect Park: Huska Stops 26 For Third Straight Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Adam Huska continues his hot play stopping 26 out of 27 shots as the UConn Huskies knocked off 11th-ranked Northeastern 4-1. It was Huska’s third straight win after starting the season 3-9-2. Huska and the Huskies earned their first-ever win over Northeastern in school history after dropping the previous 1o games between the two programs. For Huska, it was getting …

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SIZZLING BLUESHIRTS LOOK TO TAME PANTHERS FOR NINTH STRAIGHT HOME WIN — PREVIEW

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“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” And you might want to stay away from Madison Square Garden’s ice too! Coming into their game against the Panthers, the Blueshirts have won an astounding eight-straight at home and four consecutive overall. Going back further, the Rangers have won 10 of 12 and 12 of 16. Memories of …

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RECAP: BLUESHIRTS SURVIVE CANUCKS THANKS TO JIMMY VESEY; WIN SHOOTOUT THRILLER 4-3

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Take a bow Jimmy Vesey, you earned it! A Sunday matinee at The Garden against the Canucks turned into an early evening thriller. The Blueshirts slept-walked through the first period and found themselves trailing Vancouver 1-0. A brief surge to open the second period was soon forgotten when Jake Virtanen extended Vancouver’s lead to 2-0. Staring down a two-goal deficit …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Three Points Power Greyhounds 11th Straight Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger and his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds continued their streaks as Gettinger’s three-point game helped the Greyhound dominate the Peterborough Petes 8-3. Gettinger scored his 14th goal of the season to go along with two primary assists improved his season totals to 14-13-27 in 25 games. Gettinger’s first point of the night came when he spotted teammate Connor Timmins …

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STREAKING RANGERS SET TO FACE REVAMPED CANUCKS — PREVIEW

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Move over Football Sunday, you have company. With a matinee against the Canucks on tap during this holiday weekend, the Rangers are looking to continue their recent string of strong play. A thrilling overtime win against Detroit Friday night stretched the Blueshirts’ win-streak to three. And in a larger sample size, they’ve won nine of 11 and 11 of 15. …