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Henrik Lundqvist

Somers’ Monologue: Rangers 40 Minutes From Bitter Disappointment, Then Goal! Goal! Goal!

The Senators were getting the best of Broadway. They were winning the battle, but hadn’t yet won the war.

04/24/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Rangers Beat The ‘Goon Squad’ To Force Game 7; Reyes’ Return

With the Rangers getting a 3-2 win, all signs pointed to Boomer being in a great mood. Well I am sorry to report that was not the case.

WFAN–04/24/2012

Henrik Lundqvist

Richards, Rangers Rise To The Occasion, Force Game 7

Brad Richards scored the go-ahead goal and Derek Stepan had a goal and two assists as the top-seeded New York Rangers staved off elimination with a 3-2 victory against Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

WFAN–04/23/2012

Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers skates against Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Hagelin Can Spark The Rangers Into Life

The return of Carl Hagelin can spark the Rangers’ lackluster offense into life.

WFAN–04/23/2012

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Daniel Alfredsson To Return To Senators To Face Rangers

The captain pronounced himself fit to play Game 6 against the New York Rangers on Monday after taking the morning skate at Scotiabank Place.

04/23/2012

Head coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers leaves the ice following a defeat against the Ottawa Senators in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2012 in New York City. The Senators defeated the Rangers 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Can John Tortorella Handle The Pressure?

The New York Rangers know this going forward: If they can handle the Ottawa Senators in Games 6 and 7, they will have this pressure thing down. You will face better teams if you survive, but the pressure won’t be any greater.

04/23/2012

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Hagelin Back, Boyle Out For Rangers In Game 6; No Punishment For Neil?

It comes down to this. The top-seeded Rangers on the brink of elimination, needing two straight wins to keep their Stanley Cup hopes alive.

04/23/2012

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Few Rangers Practice Before Game 6

If you didn’t know the top-seeded New York Rangers were one loss away from elimination, the low-key practice before their biggest game of the season wouldn’t have given away the dire circumstances.

04/22/2012

Brian Boyle gets up off the ice after being hit by Chris Neil Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Neil Finished The Job On Boyle

While Chris Neil isn’t deserving of a 25-game ban for his head-shot on Brian Boyle, it’s clear that he and his Senators teammates have targeted Boyle all series.

WFAN–04/22/2012

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Senators Shutout Rangers 2-0, Lead Series 3-2

Senators pushed the top-seeded New York Rangers to the brink of elimination with a 2-0 victory Saturday

04/21/2012

Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second period goal with teammates in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the New York Rangers during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scotiabank Place on April 18, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Kallas: Rangers Playing Not To Lose

The Rangers somehow lose their aggressiveness when they are trying to protect the lead. The lack of an aggressive forecheck is the equivalent of the “prevent” defense in football and is the reason the series stands even.

04/20/2012

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Rangers Try To Shake Off Overtime Woes At Home In Game 5

The Ottawa Senators haven’t skated with the lead through four games of their playoff series against the Rangers, and yet the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference is all even heading into Game 5 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.

04/20/2012

Rangers' head coach John Tortorella. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Tortorella, Rangers Looking On The Bright Side

John Tortorella and the Rangers aren’t worried after losing Game 4 in overtime. They’ve been in situations like these before and persevered.

WFAN–04/19/2012

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After Big Loss, Rangers ‘Move On’ To Game 5 At MSG

Thanks — or no thanks — to those pesky Senators, the top-seeded Rangers now find themselves battling in a best-of-three.

04/19/2012

Rangers-Senators Game 4

Somers’ Monologue: Hey Rangers, Where’s The Late Hustle?

You could smell the overtime loss coming. All of the aggressiveness, all the momentum, all the energy shifted to Ottawa.

04/19/2012

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