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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 2 – Capitals 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) The New York Rangers wanted the opportunity to match up with the NHL-leading Washington Capitals and took full advantage of the opportunity on Sunday afternoon. Henrik Lundqvist was stellar between the pipes and Mats Zuccarello potted the game-winning goal as the Blueshirts defeated the Capitals, 2-1 at Madison Square Garden. 2) Chris Kreider made an aggressive play after an …

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Prospect Park: Gropp’s Points Not Enough

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

They said there would be nights like this as six Ranger prospects took to the ice on Friday and all six saw their teams lose. Other than Ryan Gropp extending his point streak there isn’t anything to like about Friday night. While Gropp has gotten hot, his fellow prospects are going ice cold at the wrong time of the year. …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Islanders 4 – Rangers 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) The Rangers troubles at Barclays Center continued on Thursday as they fell to the Islanders, 4-2. The Blueshirts made several costly mistakes in their own end, and failed to capitalize on the power play as their six-game winning streak came to a close. 2) “We just had a hard time making plays in their end tonight. I think you …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 3 – Blue Jackets 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) The New York Rangers surrendered an early goal in the first period but were able to battle back and defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Monday. On the night Harvard Hockey won the Beanpot tournament in Boston, one if it’s legacies, Jimmy Vesey, tallied the game-winning goal to propel the Blueshirts. 2) Antti Raanta made his first start …

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Prospect Park: Gropp’s Three Point Night Helps Knock Off Hawks

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Not sure where to find the words to describe another Ryan Gropp performance after a three-point night helped his Seattle Thunderbirds knock off the Portland Winterhawks 8-5. Other than Tyler Wall’s fourth straight win in goal it was not a good overall night for the Ranger prospects. Tonight’s Star Ryan Gropp Seattle Thunderbirds Ryan Gropp (2015 second) continues to have …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Avalanche 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) Henrik Lundqvist picked up his 400th career NHL victory on Saturday night as the New York Rangers defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 at Madison Square Garden. After the Blueshirts scored the game’s first goal, Colorado bounced back and tallied two of their own. However, the Blueshirts rallied in the third period and finished off a four-game homestand with their …

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Prospect Park: Gropp’s Night Helps Seattle Into First Place

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

As the regular season nears it’s end, the good teams are starting to make their moves for better playoff positioning. Ryan Gropp and his Seattle Thunderbirds took over first place in the WHL’s US Division. Tyler Wall and his UMass-Lowell River Hawks knocked off third-ranked Boston University and Sergey Zborovskiy’s Regina Pats became the first WHL team to clinch a …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Game Score Report: Rangers 4, Predators 3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, NHL Stats by Tom Urtz Jr

The New York Rangers defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, and in the process, they extended their winning streak. At this point, you can update the rallying cry to “heave-ho, four-in-a-row!”  The Blueshirts continue to pick up crucial points in the standings and are padding their lead in the Wild Card race. Familiar faces got …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Predators 3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) The Rangers scored four unanswered goals as they overcame an early two-goal deficit to defeat the Nashville Predators 4-3 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. 2) New York entered the second period trailing 2-0, and then Kevin Hayes made two terrific passes. First, he set up Michael Grabner who tallied his 26th of the season. Then, Hayes found …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Ducks 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) It was not New York’s best 60 minute performance but the New York Rangers played to their strength and capitalized on their offensive opportunities. Henrik Lundqvist made 43 saves, Michael Grabner scored twice as the Blueshirts defeated the Ducks, 4-1. 2) The offense did convert but Lundqvist looked extremely sharp between the pipes. He made save after save which …

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Prospect Park: Gropp’s Mindset Is The Difference Maker

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ryan Gropp and his Seattle Thunderbirds were in Portland Oregon to take on the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday. It gave us a chance to catch up with Ryan and see how things were going for the Ranger’s 2015 second-round pick. It is never easy being cut from any team and Gropp was returned to Seattle by the Hartford Wolf Pack …