Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 6: Senators 4 – Rangers 2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

A series of missed opportunities. Whether it was the Game 2 meltdown, the Game 5 collapse, the power play not executing, the Rangers left too many opportunities on the ice and eventually fell to the Ottawa Senators in the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. “I don’t know if I’ve really ever gone through a series like this where …

Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report, Game 5: Senators 5, Rangers 4 (OT)

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

Game 6 is an elimination game at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, and the New York Rangers will need to knuckle down. Game 5 ended in a similar fashion to Game 2 vs. the Montreal Canadiens and Game 2 against the Ottawa Senators. Head coach Alain Vigneault had some questionable deployment which led to a game-tying goal and an overtime …

Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 5: Senators 5 – Rangers 4 (OT)

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers allowed another goal in the final two minutes with the extra attacker on the ice and fell to the Senators in overtime in Game 5 of their second-round series. Ottawa leads the series 3-2, with Game 6 in New York on Tuesday night. Alain Vigneault made several head-scratching decisions while his team tried to protect a one-goal lead …

Prospect Park: Gropp And T-Birds Draw First Blood In Game One Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Game one of the WHL Championship finals saw Ryan Gropp and his Seattle Thunderbirds draw first blood over Sergey Zborovskiy’s Regina Pats with a 2-1 overtime win. The win gives Seattle a 1-0 series lead and even better steals away home-ice advantage with the finals played in a 2-3-2 format. This was a very closely played game with both teams …

Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report, Game 4: Rangers 4, Senators 1

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

The New York Rangers returned to Madison Square Garden after two games in Ottawa and trailed in the series 2-0. After two games back home the Rangers are now back in the series after posting a pair of 4-1 victories. The Rangers once again dictated terms and were even able to chase Craig Anderson out of the game after he …

Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 4: Rangers 4 – Senators 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Senators are going to look back at Game 4 and realize that they just lost a Stanley Cup Playoff game, and their second-round series lead due to the offensive play of Nick Holden, Oscar Lindberg and Rangers folk hero, Tanner Glass. Holden opened the scoring in the first, Lindberg lit the lamp twice, and Glass picked up two assists …

Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Rangers 4, Senators 1

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

The New York Rangers bounced back in a huge way with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden. After watching Game 3 and the end of Game 2, a thought crossed my mind about a song that debuted in 2000. Here are the first few bars. ♫ May I have your attention please? Will the real Slim …

Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 3: Rangers 4 – Senators 1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers dominated the Senators en route to a 4-1 victory at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Mats Zuccarello and Michael Grabner each tallied a first-period goal to capitalize on the momentum as the Blueshrits cut Ottawa’s lead in the series to 2-1. New York spent tons of time in the offensive zone and limited Ottawa to a handful of …

Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Senators 6, Rangers 5 (OT)

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

The New York Rangers are heading back to Madison Square Garden in a 2-0 hole when the series should be tied at 1-1. New York had a two-goal lead late in the third period, but Alain Vigneault thought it was a good idea to rotate his first and second pairings while leaving Brady Skjei and Brendan Smith stapled to the …

Blueshirt Bullet Points, Game 2: Senators 6 – Rangers 5

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

Game 2’s have not been kind to the Rangers in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs as they blew a two-goal lead late in the third period, and eventually fell in double overtime. Jean-Gabriel Pageau tallied his fourth of the contest to give the Senators a commanding 2-0 series lead. Nick Holden had an ill-advised pinch in the offensive zone which …

Prospect Park: Gropp And Zborovskiy One Win From Meeting In Finals

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The two Ranger prospects still playing in the CHL playoffs both saw action on Friday night with their teams playing in crucial game fives. The good news is that both players saw their teams earn wins and now are one win away from meeting each other in the WHL finals. Ryan Gropp (2015 second) wound up with the game-winning goal …

Blueshirt Bulletin Playoff Game Score Report: Senators 2, Rangers 1

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

The Ottawa Senators defeated the Rangers by a score of 2-1 in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Semi Finals. Check out Blueshirt Bullet Points for details from the loss. Here’s a look at the Blueshirts’ Game Score chart from the loss.   1.) Henrik Lundqvist | 2.60  Hank made 41 saves in a 2-1 loss, and once again …

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Prospect Park: One Day Later Opposite Results

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

24 hours after the games on Tuesday night led to the opposite of results on Wednesday night. It might be safe to say that the two remaining Ranger prospects and their teams are looking at series that will wind up going seven games. Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) and his Regina Pats were desperately trying to avoid going down 3-1 for …

Prospect Park: Gropp And Thunderbirds Escaped Game 3 With Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

In Kelowna, Ryan Gropp (2015 second) had a primary assist as his Seattle Thunderbirds escaped game three with a 2-1 win over the Kelowna Rockets. They escaped because of a 17-year old rookie goalie who stood on his head and stopped 34 out of 35 shots. Not going to deny it but I have become a huge fan of Seattle …

Prospect Park: Zborovskiy Sets Up Overtime Winner

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Saturday night was overtime night as both games involving Ranger prospects wound up needing extra time to find a winner. It is a shame that only one team was able to find a way to win their overtime contest. Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) turned playmaker setting up the game-winning goal as his Regina Pats defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes in overtime …

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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 …