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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Lightning 3 – Rangers 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers struggles at Madison Square Garden continued on Monday as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Blueshirts 3-2. The Rangers are now 11-14-2 in their last 27 games at MSG. They are the best road team in the NHL, a big reason why they are comfortably in the playoffs but protecting home-ice advantage has been an issue. …

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Prospect Park: Fontaine’s Four Points Lead A Very Good Sunday

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

It was a very good Sunday for the four New York Ranger prospects who saw action with five goals, four assists, and one very important goalie win. Led by Gabriel Fontaine’s four-point effort all of these prospects are deserving of stars. Gabriel Fontaine (2016 sixth) picked an ideal time to break out of a goal-scoring slump with a hat trick …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Red Wings 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

In the New York Rangers final visit to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, the Blueshirts defeated the Red Wings 4-1. Ryan McDonagh scored twice, including one shorthanded and Derek Stepan snapped his career-long 23 game goal-less streak. Blueshirt Bullet Points: 1) The Rangers improved their NHL-leading road record on Sunday as they captured their 25th victory of the season away …

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Prospect Park: Gropp”s Two Points Helps Team Earn Two Points

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

An interesting Saturday for the Ranger prospects as Ryan Gropp with two points leads his Seattle Thunderbirds to a big win over I-5 rivals the Portland Winterhawks while Tyler Wall keeps his UMass-Lowell River Hawks Hockey East Playoff hopes alive with a game two win. We are in the final two weeks of the regular season and every game counts. …

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Prospect Park: Shocking Upset Puts Wall and River Hawks In Trouble

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The second to last weekend of the CHL regular season saw jockeying for playoff seeding while at the NCAA side there was a shocking upset. In game one of the Hockey East quarterfinals, Tyler Wall (2016 sixth) and his top-seeded UMass-Lowell River Hawks were upset by 10th seeded University Of New Hampshire 3-1. New Hampshire scored their three goals on …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Hurricanes 4 – Rangers 3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers tallied three power-play goals but the Carolina Hurricanes tallied two third-period goals to defeat the Blueshirts, 4-3. Carolina came out flying to open up the third period but a controversial call was the turning point. Sebastian Aho fired a slap shot but a Hurricanes forward interfered with Rangers goaltender. Antti Raanta’s helmet was knocked upward preventing …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 1 – Lightning 0 (OT)

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) Mika Zibanejad’s game-winning goal in overtime propelled the New York Rangers to a 1-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday. Ryan McDonagh delivered a perfectly placed stretch pass to send Zibanejad off to the races. 2) Zibanejad, an offseason acquisition, made a nifty move to his forehand to beat Andrei Vasilevskiy as the Blueshirts collected their league-leading …

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Prospect Park: Frustrated Ronning and Teammates Fall Again

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

On a normal day, we prefer to bring out the positive news about the Ranger prospects but today will be different. This one is going to talk about a frustrated prospect who deserve a better fate than he has gotten. Ty Ronning (2016 seventh) and his Vancouver Giants were shutout by the Portland Winterhawks 3-0 in Portland on Saturday night. …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Canadiens 4 – Rangers 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) For the second time in the past two weeks, the Montreal Canadiens came into Madison Square Garden and defeated the New York Rangers. The Habs jumped out to a three-goal lead and never looked back. The Blueshirts were swept by Montreal this season, losing all three contests by a combined score of 12-7. 2) The Rangers offense has not …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Helpers Help His Greyhounds

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger set the tone for the evening as the 6’6 goal scorer of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds was the helper for his Greyhounds on Friday night. In fact, helpers were key for three prospects on the night. Tonight’s Star Tim Gettinger Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Tim Gettinger (2016 fifth) and his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds shut out the …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 2 – Bruins 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

1) Henrik Lundqvist was in a festive mood as he led the Rangers to a 2-1 victory against the Boston Bruins. On a day ‘the King’ celebrated his 35th birthday, Lundqvist looked brilliant, stopping the Bruins time and time again. Brad Marchand ruined Lundqvist’s shutout bid, but New York escaped Boston with a win and two points. 2) The Rangers …