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Ryan McDonagh (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: McDonagh Puts In Monster Game 1 Performance, Rangers Win 7-2

Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will continue to serve as a constant reminder of one of the worst trades in Canadiens’ history.

05/18/2014

Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers, left, and Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers celebrate after Boyle scored a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period in Game Seven of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Will Top Habs In 6, Advance To Stanley Cup Finals

Price won the gold medal over Lundqvist at the Sochi Olympics. This time, Lundqvist will get the better of Price and lead the Blueshirts to their first Stanley Cup finals appearance since that magical year of 1994.

05/15/2014

Dan Girardi #5, Chris Kreider #20 and Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrate with Kevin Klein #8 after Klein's goal in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 9, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. New York defeated Pittsburgh 5-1. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Band Together To Avoid Elimination, Inject Life Into Playoff Charge

In Game 5, the Rangers transformed into a confident, cohesive unit. They put away the bad habits that plagued them 48 hours earlier.

05/10/2014

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a pad save on a shot from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 9, 2014 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Emotional Rangers Fight And Claw Their Way Back To The Garden

Derick Brassard scored twice, including New York’s first power-play goal in 10 games, and the Rangers assayed alive with a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Friday night.

05/09/2014

Rangers forward Chris Kreider  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Kreider May Return To Goal-Needy Rangers For Game 4

After being shut out in consecutive games by Marc-Andre Fleury and the Penguins, the Rangers are in desperate need of a spark to ignite their slumping offense. It may come in the form of Chris Kreider.

05/07/2014

Chris Kreider (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Francesa: 50-50 Chance Chris Kreider Plays On Wednesday Night

“If he’s ready, he’s gonna play,” Francesa said on air on Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve heard rumblings. I don’t have any confirmation, and I don’t think there will be any. I would look for him tomorrow, though.”

05/06/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Will Eliminate The Penguins In 5 Games

The combination of Vigneault’s fresh approach and the natural skill and athleticism possessed by this current group of Rangers means that all the old history between the Pens and Blueshirts can be thrown out the window.

05/02/2014

Brad Richards, No. 19, celebrates his goal with his teammates during the Rangers’ game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on April 8, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Are Equipped To Handle Key Injuries Heading Into Playoffs

The big fear among the Rangers’ fan base is whether the Blueshirts are built to handle the possibility of essential defenseman Ryan McDonagh and emerging winger Chris Kreider missing the start of the playoffs. As I see it, have no fear.

04/09/2014

Rangers forward Chris Kreider  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Kreider Out Indefinitely Following Surgery On Left Hand

The news on Chris Kreider just went from bad to worse. With the Rangers in the throes of a pressure-packed run for a playoff spot, they will have to play on without their key forward, who is out indefinitely due to surgery on his left hand.

03/28/2014

Chris Kreider (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Rangers Winger Chris Kreider Could Miss At Least A Month

Rangers winger Chris Kreider is dealing with a hand injury, and he could miss at least a month, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

03/26/2014

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Flyers Jump On Lundqvist, Rangers Early In 4-2 Victory

Wayne Simmonds had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday.

03/01/2014

Derek Stepan (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Talbot Wins 10th Game, Rangers Top The Sens 4-1

Derek Stepan broke a 13-game goal drought and Cam Talbot made 27 saves for his 10th win of the season as the Rangers won 4-1.

01/18/2014

Chris Kreider (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Winger Chris Kreider Is Separating Himself In Calder Race

Dynamic Rangers winger Chris Kreider is starting to separate himself from the pack in a crowded Calder Trophy race.

01/13/2014

Rick Nash (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Winger Rick Nash Is Lighting Up Broadway

It appears that the Rangers are on the upswing. Nash is providing moments of sheer awe, the Blueshirts are executing on special teams and franchise goalie Henrik Lundqvist has found his game.

01/11/2014

Cam Talbot (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Goalie Cam Talbot Continues Incredible Rise To Prominence

Cam Talbot is leading the NHL with a .938 save percentage and fractionally trails Minnesota Wild goalie for the goals-against average lead. Harding’s 1.65 goals-against average edges Talbot’s 1.66 GAA.

01/05/2014

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