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Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.

The 2014-15 NYR schedule

Rangers left wing Chris Kreider celebrates his goal

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                                   HOME         ROAD       Time (ET)Thu.    Oct. 9,     2014                    ...

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Game 2 Extra: Quotes, stats as NYR take 2-0 lead in ECF

Rick Nash #61 of the Rangers celebrates with

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Positive signs:

The Rangers are 10-6 in the playoffs, including 6-3 on the road. They are 10-2 all-time when winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series, and 4-1 when winning the first two games of a seven-game playoff series on the road.

Wonder if Peter Budaj, who has blanked the Rangers twice in two seasons, starts in Game 3.

Some quotes that didn't make it to...

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Martin St. Louis named one of three Lady Byng finalists

Martin St. Louis celebrates scoring a goal in

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Martin St. Louis, along with San Jose's Patrick Marleau and Colorado's Ryan O'Reilly were chosen as the three finalists for the trophy awarded to the player who displays a combination of (and I paraphrase here), "sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and a high standard of playing ability."

The three were the top votegetters in ballots by the PHWA. The winner will be announced June 24.

St....

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Rangers-Flyers playoff schedule

J.T. Miller of the Rangers collides with Tye

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Rangers-Flyers Stanley Cup playoff schedule

 

GAME 1    Thurs., April 17 / Madison Square Garden      7 p.m. MSG, CNBC

GAME 2    Sun., April 20 / Madison Square Garden     Noon       NBC

GAME 3     Tues., April 22 / Wells Fargo Center           ...

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