Monthly Archives: November 2014
Rangers sweep home-and-home against Flyers; Fast scores first NHL goal
The New York Rangers (11-8-4) were able to win their second game in two games, with both wins coming against the struggling Philadelphia Flyers (8-12-3).
Chris Kreider was out of the lineup due to a death in the family. Dan Boyle was scratched with flu-like symptoms, and was replaced by John Moore. Tanner Glass is still out of the lineup, and was diagnosed with the mumps. Read the rest of this entry
Talbot shuts out Flyers again; Martin St. Louis earns his 1000th point
The Rangers (10-8-4) managed to shut out the Flyers (8-11-3) for the second time this season in the return of Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh.
Cam Talbot, who was in net the last time the Rangers beat the Flyers, managed to shut them out again, bringing his shutout streak over 120:00 minutes. Talbot managed to stop all 26 shots he faced.
Martin St. Louis was the biggest story line in today’s game, as his goal and assist brought him to 1,000 points in his career. His second period goal was the one that helped him reach the milestone, and gave the Rangers a two goal lead. Read the rest of this entry
UPDATE: Tanner Glass out with the Flu, Ryan McDonagh back in the lineup against Flyers
For the first time since separating his shoulder on November 1st, the Rangers (9-8-4) will have their best defenseman, and the Captain Ryan McDonagh, back in the lineup.
McDonagh had been participating in full practices this week, and it looked like he would play this weekend. McDonagh is slightly ahead of schedule and his reentry into the lineup will provide the Rangers with leadership, offensive ability on the backend, and three complete defensive pairings. Read the rest of this entry
Practice Report: Stempniak back in, Talbot to start in Philly
After the loss in Tampa Bay yesterday, the Rangers (9-8-4) will make a few lineup changes as they prepare to face off against the Philadelphia Flyers (8-10-3) in the Wells Fargo Center.
Because the Rangers are playing two games in two straight days, Cam Talbot will get the nod for tomorrow’s game. The last game that Talbot played was against the Flyers on November 19th, where he earned his first victory with a 2-0 shutout win. Read the rest of this entry
Rangers struck down by Lightning; Dan Boyle scores first goal as a Ranger
After two consecutive performances, the Rangers (9-8-4) gave up four goals in a loss to the Lightning (15-6-2) by a final score of 4-3. It was a tough game for New York, as they had trouble getting the puck out of their own zone and sustaining offensive pressure.
Ryan Callahan picked up two goals in the game, giving him 10 on the year, and Steven Stamkos had three points to lead the Lightning to a win. Read the rest of this entry