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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: FLYERS HANG SEVEN SPOT ON BLUESHIRTS; RANGERS FALL 7-4 IN MSG 50TH ANNIVERSARY GAME

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How many times can a team hit rock bottom? For the fourth straight game the Rangers gave up at least three goals. And it’s no surprise they are oh-for-four in those games. The Blueshirts’ 7-4 loss to the Flyers Sunday afternoon at MSG had a little bit of everything. Right off the opening face-off things got heated. Pavel Buchnevich laid …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: SUDDENLY SURGING BLUESHIRTS VISIT MINNESOTA; TAKE ON WILD AS INJURIES CONTINUE TO MOUNT

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What a conundrum. In order to rebuild the Rangers into a Stanley Cup contender, the team is supposed to be selling off several attractive pieces.  Yet, ever since the Blueshirts’ high-command announced it was looking at things long-term rather than short-term, the team has started to win games. Consecutive victories over the Flames and Jets have the team believing in …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: HENRIK LUNDQVIST AND JIMMY VESEY LEAD BLUESHIRTS TO VICTORY; RANGERS BEAT JETS 3-1

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“What a game!” — Sam Rosen These aren’t the same Rangers that fans have gotten to know this season. For the second consecutive game, the Blueshirts showed resiliency and heart in coming back to secure the win. Right from the opening face-off, the Rangers were in trouble. 24 seconds into the game, Tyler Myers appeared to score a goal. But …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS IN TURMOIL AS TRADE DEADLINE NEARS; HOST FLAMES WITH CHANGES LOOMING

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The first domino has fallen. Thursday morning the Rangers placed defenseman Brendan Smith on waivers. While the move initially caught people off guard, the Blueshirts’ plans soon became clear. G.M. Jeff Gorton and Team President Glen Sather addressed the media following the team’s practice at the MSG Training Center near Tarrytown. Here some excerpts from the open letter the Rangers’ …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS MAKE SHOCKING YET NOT UNEXPECTED MOVE; PLACE DEFENSEMAN BRENDAN SMITH ON WAIVERS

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“There’s a storm a brewing.” News broke early Thursday morning Brendan Smith had been placed on waivers by the Rangers. The Rangers released a statement from Head Coach Alain Vigneault: “There’s no doubt he has played better for us in the past. And this year he got off to a slow start. We worked with him in a number of …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BRUINS MANHANDLE BLUESHIRTS; DEFENSE AND LUNDQVIST FAIL RANGERS IN 6-1 LOSS

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An 80’s Rock band known as The Clash said it best: “Go straight to hell, boys, go straight to hell, boys.” The Rangers are at rock bottom following their 6-1 loss to Boston. And as things currently stand, they won’t be climbing out of the pit of hell they’ve fallen into. The funny thing is they actually had a good …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: HENRIK LUNDQVIST AND BLUESHIRTS BEGIN “LAST STAND”; HOST BRUINS IN ORIGINAL SIX MATCHUP

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Welcome to the New York Rangers’ version of Custer’s Last Stand. The Blueshirts are reeling. They are banged up, injured and short-handed. Currently residing in last place of the Metropolitan Division, the Broadway Blueshirts are somehow just three points back of a playoff spot. Oh, and let’s not forget, the NHL Trade Deadline draws ever closer. All these factors have …