The Rangers’ Case for Breaking the Kid Line in Game 3

The words are the same, but the meaning of the question is entirely different. Because now when you ask, “Where should Rangers play Alexis Lafrenière?” it’s about which combination of attackers needs him the most as opposed to which combination could help him the most. It’s not a subtle difference. I dare say the Rangers … Read more

Mika Zibanejad kept the magic alive under Gerard Gallant

RALEIGH, NC — It’s a story that goes back quite early in the season when the Rangers were trying to establish themselves under incoming head coach Gerard Gallant. The record was 10-4-3 and was achieved in large part by the singular brilliance of Igor Shesterkin when the Sabers visited the Garden on November 21. It … Read more

Fans cheer New York Rangers win at Madison Square Garden

New York Rangers fans cheered as their team defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Evan Goldstein shows fans celebrating as the New York Rangers score a goal. Goldstein said the video was taken … Read more

Fans cheer New York Rangers win at Madison Square Garden

New York Rangers fans cheered as their team defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Evan Goldstein shows fans celebrating as the New York Rangers score a goal. Goldstein said the video was taken … Read more

Fan delight as Rangers knock out Penguins in Stanley Cup playoffs

Home fans helped set the scene at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, as the New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Mark Russell shows the match’s buildup and jubilation after Artemi Panarin made it 4-3 against the … Read more

Fan delight as Rangers knock out Penguins in Stanley Cup playoffs

Home fans helped set the scene at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, May 15, as the New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 in overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Footage recorded by Mark Russell shows the match’s buildup and jubilation after Artemi Panarin made it 4-3 against the … Read more

Rangers’ refusal to surrender reflects 2015 team’s winning DNA

There were the Rangers celebrating in that same left corner at the end of Seventh Garden Avenue that they had been seven years and two days earlier. There were the Rangers doing it again. Then it was Derek Stepan with a Game 7 winner in overtime to end the rally 3-1 in the series and … Read more

It’s time for Rangers and Artemi Panarin to meet the moment in Game 7

This is the time and this is the place where these bands of Rangers can write their own history and establish themselves as the rightful heirs of the Henrik Lundqvist era. It’s Game 7 night, with the Rangers and Penguins returning to it once again on Sunday under the lights of Broadway. This is the … Read more

Igor Shesterkin saves an assist in Rangers’ Game 6 win

PITTSBURGH — The Rangers have relied on goaltender Igor Shesterkin throughout the season. On Friday night, he even provided an assist at a crucial moment in their 5-3 Game 6 win over the Penguins. With the Rangers power-playing in the second period, Shesterkin skated without hesitation to the bottom of the right face-off circle to … Read more

Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin finally finds Vezina form

Vezina Trophy favorite Igor Shesterkin showed up again Wednesday night with the season on the line. Once again, he was the goalkeeper who led Rangers to a surprising second-place finish in the Metropolitan Division and the difference maker who some believe could lead them on a big playoff run. “He made some real key saves,” … Read more