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Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 6: Rangers 3 – Canadiens 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

Mats Zuccarello lit the lamp twice as the Rangers closed the door on their First Round series against the Montreal Canadiens, with a 3-1 victory at Madison Square Garden. Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and was spectacular throughout the entire series as he out-dueled Carey Price and proved to the entire NHL that he still is an elite goaltender. “He …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Rangers 3, Canadiens 2 (OT)

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

The New York Rangers are one victory away from moving on to the second round of the playoffs after coming from behind to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime. It was another tight playoff game that saw  Henrik Lundqvist make 34 saves for New York and Carey Price made 33. Check out Blueshirt Bullet Points for exclusive quotes and …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 4: Rangers 2 – Canadiens 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers ditched the playoff hockey mindset and went back to their strengths as they defeated the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, to even the First Round series at two games apiece. The mentality was clear right from the beginning after head coach Alain Vigneault decided to insert rookie, Pavel Buchnevich into the lineup replacing Tanner Glass. “Tonight it …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Canadiens 3, Rangers 1

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

The New York Rangers fell 3-1 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to the Montreal Canadiens. A late goal by Brady Skjei prevented the Rangers from being shut out for the fourth time in the last five playoff games at Madison Square Garden stretching back to the 2015 Eastern Conference Final. For exclusive quotes and details from the …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 3: Canadiens 3 – Rangers 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers postseason struggles at Madison Square Garden continued on Sunday as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Blueshirts, 3-1 and took a 2-1 series lead. New York had trouble generating any sort of offense throughout the contest and had a very few prime scoring chances. Chris Kreider missed a one-timer, Kevin Hayes missed a tap in, Oscar Lindberg …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Canadiens 4, Rangers 3 (OT)

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

The New York Rangers were 17 seconds away for securing a 2-0 series lead on the road before heading back across the border, but Tomas Plekanec found a way to net an equalizer. The Rangers and Montreal Canadiens traded chances in overtime and the game ended when Alexander Radulov knocked a puck past Henrik Lundqvist. New York should be up …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Rangers 2, Canadiens 0

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

The Rangers were victorious in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. the Montreal Canadiens. For quotes and details from the game, check out Blueshirt Bullet Points. Here’s how the Rangers played through the lens of Game Score. Henrik Lundqvist | 3.10 Henrik Lundqvist had a sensational performance for the Rangers in Game 1 vs. the Canadiens. Heading into the …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 1: Rangers 2 – Canadiens 0

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

Led by Henrik Lundqvist and noted goal-scorer Tanner Glass, the Rangers shut out the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 in the opening game of the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Lundqvist made 31 saves and picked up his 10th career playoff shutout, passing Mike Richter for most in Rangers history. Michael Grabner added an empty-netter to seal the deal late …

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3 Keys to Beating Montreal

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers will take on the Montreal Canadiens in the opening round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The series will begin Wednesday night. If the Rangers are going to win, they are going to need to do the following in order to advance: 1) Creating traffic in front of Carey Price The Montreal goaltender is a world-class …

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Round 1 Schedule: Rangers vs. Canadiens

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

Date                         TIME (ET)           #1 Montreal vs. #4 NY Rangers       Networks Wednesday, April 12        7 p.m.               NY Rangers at Montreal               CBC, TVA Sports, NBCSN Friday, April 14              7 p.m.               NY Rangers at Montreal               CBC, TVA Sports, USA Sunday, April 16             7 p.m.               Montreal at NY Rangers               NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports Tuesday, April 18            7 …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 3 – Penguins 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers regular season came to a close with a 3-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins (sort of) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Many regulars for both sides did not play, and the few that did just wanted to enter the postseason on healthy note. Jimmy Vesey notched the game-winner and ended an eight-game goal drought. The rookie from …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Senators 3 – Rangers 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers look like an NHL team just waiting for the Stanley Cup Playoffs to begin as most skaters essentially took the afternoon off against the Ottawa Senators An NHL team either wants to enter the postseason playing their best hockey, or being well-rested. The Rangers chose the latter option as seven regulars were out of the lineup and several …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Capitals 2 – Rangers 0

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers will have one more opportunity to tie their Franchise’s record for most wins on the road in the season after they fell to the Washington Capitals, 2-0. The Blueshirts have officially clinched the first Wild Card position and will meet the Montreal Canadiens in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as New York will cross over …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Game Score Report: Rangers 4, Flyers 3

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

The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 and snapped an eight-game losing streak in the process. For a breakdown of the game check out Blueshirt Bullet Points. Here’s a look at how the Rangers played from an analytical perspective. 1.) Mats Zuccarello | 2.88 Zuccarello had quite a game for the Blueshirts finishing with three assists in just …