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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 …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Flyers 3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The New York Rangers snapped an eight-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, defeating the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3. “It’s not something we have talked about all that much, defenseman Marc Staal told Blueshirt Bulletin. “We obviously knew we have not won here in a long time. We were trying, it’s not like we haven’t been trying. We just …

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Prospect Park: Fontaine’s Triple Overtime Winner Leads Huskies

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

We saw a good night as two teams got to advance to the second round of their league’s playoffs while two others have moved to one game of eliminating their opposition. Two game-winning goals including a triple overtime winner and so far a pretty nice response from the Ranger’s current class of prospects. Gabriel Fontaine (2016 sixth) scored at 26 …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Penguins 4 – Rangers 3 (SO)

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

When Chris Kreider scored with under 12 seconds remaining to tie the game, there was a thought that the Rangers could snap a seven-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden. However, Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby each scored in the shootout, while Mika Zibanejad and Mats Zuccarello were denied in the Pegnuins 4-3 victory over the Rangers. Blueshirt Bullet Points …

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Prospect Park: Zborovskiy and Regina Advance To Second Round

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Sergey Zborovskiy (2015 third) was scoreless as his Regina Pats defeated the Calgary Hitmen 5-1 and eliminate the Hitman 4-0. The Pats who are the top seed in the WHL’s Eastern Conference advance to the second round. This series was a mismatch from the start with Regina scoring five goals in all four game while allowing just six total goals. Now …

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Prospect Park: A Not-So Good Night

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

This was not one of those good nights as one player was out injured, another appears to have reinjured himself and those who played really did not produce.  The good news is at least most teams won and are close to advancing to the next round. The bad news is how hurt are Ryan Gropp and Brad Morrison as nobody …

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Prospect Park: Sean Day Leads The Spitfires To Game Three Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Sean Day (2016 third) had a two-assist night to lead his Windsor Spitfires to a 3-1 win over the London Knights in game three of their OHL Western Conference series. Day using his skating and passing skills was the difference maker as he earned the game’s third star for his performance. Day got going by setting up Julius Nattinen’s first …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Sharks 5 – Rangers 4

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

The Rangers clinched a trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for a seventh consecutive season and for the 11th time in the previous 12 years by earning a point in a 5-4 overtime loss against the San Jose Sharks. Henrik Lundqvist was not sharp in his second game back and J.T. Miller responded to his fourth line demotion but a …