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  1. Simmonds in the thick of Flyers' success

    Katie Strang

    NEW YORK -- Wednesday's match between two bitter division rivals, the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers, could very well be a first-round playoff preview, and their enmity certainly would not disappoint. There will be plenty of storylin...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. Isles to face Penguins in Round 1

    Katie Strang

    With Ottawa's win over Boston Sunday night, the Islanders finished as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, earning them the dreaded first-round match-up against the high-octane Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins have dominated all season long...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  3. Playoffs begin tonight at MSG

    Katie Strang

    Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators begins Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. For all the key match-ups, storylines and more, check out our First-Round Preview: Rangers - Senators h...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  4. Rangers prepare for Sens in first-round match-up

    Katie Strang

    Starting at the top with head coach John Tortorella, the Rangers have been an introspective bunch: loathe to discuss opponents, reluctant to divulge game-planning and determined to keep the focus wrangled inward. That will persist when the 2012 St...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  5. Devils to face Florida in first round

    Katie Strang

    With the Eastern Conference match-ups finally set, the Devils will travel to Florida to face the Panthers in the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. While the sixth-place Devils rattled off their sixth straight win in Saturday's season f...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  6. Questions remain as playoffs loom

    Katie Strang

    With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, there is the temptation to look at the big picture -- standings, first-round match-ups and the like - but the Rangers are doing the opposite. With a middling 5-5-0 record over the last ten ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012