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New York Rangers Artem Anisimov, right, of Russia, (Credit: AP Photo/Luis Alvarez)

New York Rangers Artem Anisimov, right, of Russia, celebrates with teammate Brandon Dubinsky (17) after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Photos: Rangers preseason

Photos from the Rangers' 2009 preseason schedule.

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik, of Slovakia, fall during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3.

New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan (24) moves the
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New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan (24) moves the puck as Washington Capitals' Tom Poti (3) defends during the third period. (September 27, 2009)

New York Rangers Artem Anisimov, right, of Russia,
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New York Rangers Artem Anisimov, right, of Russia, celebrates with teammate Brandon Dubinsky (17) after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals skates past Enver Lisin #81 of the New York Rangers. (September 24, 2009)

Milan Jurcina #23 and Quintin Laing #53 of
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Milan Jurcina #23 and Quintin Laing #53 of the Washington Capitals combine to take out Artem Anisimov #42 of the New York Rangers. (September 24, 2009)

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save against the Washington Capitals during their preseason game. (September 29, 2009)

Jose Theodore #60 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Jose Theodore #60 of the Washington Capitals makes a save against Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers. (September 24, 2009)

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist deflects the
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist deflects the puck as Washington Capitals' Alexandre Giroux, left, looks on during the first period. (September 24, 2009)

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Washington Capitals' Quintin Laing (53) checks New York
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Washington Capitals' Quintin Laing (53) checks New York Rangers' Ales Kotalik during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game. (September 24, 2009)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Vinny Prospal #20
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Vinny Prospal #20 of the New York Rangers returns to the bench after scoring a first period goal against the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson, left, pokes the
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Detroit Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson, left, pokes the puck from New York Rangers' Evgeny Grachev during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Matt Gilroy #97
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Matt Gilroy #97 of the New York Rangers maintains control of the puck against Kirk Maltby #18 of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Red Wings 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Matt Gilroy #97
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Matt Gilroy #97 of the New York Rangers handles the puck against Derek Meech #14 of the Detroit Red Wings during a preseason game on September 21, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Rangers defeat the Red Wings 4-2. (Photo by Rebecca Taylor/MSG Photos/Getty Images)

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File - Bobby Sanguinetti of the New York
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File - Bobby Sanguinetti of the New York Rangers is hit by Kris Newbury of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden. (Sept. 21, 2009)

New York Rangers goaltender Steve Valiquette, right, stops
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New York Rangers goaltender Steve Valiquette, right, stops a shot by Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) as Rangers' Alexei Semenov looks on during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers' Dan Girardi, left, checks Detroit
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New York Rangers' Dan Girardi, left, checks Detroit Red Wings' Valtteri Filppula during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers' Vinny Prospal skates with the
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New York Rangers' Vinny Prospal skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Prospal scored in the first period. The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan passes the puck
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New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan passes the puck past Detroit Red Wings' Brad Stuart during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Rangers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Marian Gaborik #10
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers skates in his first game as a Ranger against Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar, right, trips New
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Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar, right, trips New York Rangers' P.A. Parenteau during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Marian Gaborik #10
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 21: Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers is sandwiched between Jonathan Ericsson #52 (L) and Johan Franzen #93 (R) of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Aaron Voros #34 of the New York Rangers
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Aaron Voros #34 of the New York Rangers is hit into the net by Kris Newbury #32 of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City.

Aaron Voros #34 of the New York Rangers
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Aaron Voros #34 of the New York Rangers is hit into the net by Kris Newbury #32 of the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City.

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Henrik Lundqvist makes the kick save against the
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Henrik Lundqvist makes the kick save against the Detroit Red Wings during preseason action at Madison Square Garden on September 21, 2009 in New York City.

New York Rangers' Alexei Semenov (25) checks Detroit
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New York Rangers' Alexei Semenov (25) checks Detroit Red Wings' Valtteri Filppula during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Semenov received a two-minute penalty for roughing.

New York Rangers' Alexei Semenov checks Detroit Red
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New York Rangers' Alexei Semenov checks Detroit Red Wings' Valtteri Filppula (51) during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Semenov received a two-minute penalty for roughing.

Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic is led off the
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Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic is led off the ice after receiving a game misconduct for spearing during the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game against the New York Rangers in Boston. (September 19, 2009)

New York Rangers' Ales Kotalik, left, collides with
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New York Rangers' Ales Kotalik, left, collides with Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas during the first period. (September 19, 2009)

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Boston Bruins' Michael Ryder, left, battles New York
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Boston Bruins' Michael Ryder, left, battles New York Rangers' Artem Anisimov for the puck during the second period. (September 19, 2009)

Boston Bruins' Drew Fata, left, and New York
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Boston Bruins' Drew Fata, left, and New York Rangers' Aaron Voros fight during the first period. (September 19, 2009)

New York Rangers' Artem Anisimov is congratulated by
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New York Rangers' Artem Anisimov is congratulated by teammate P.A. Parenteau, right, after scoring a shorthanded goal against the Boston Bruins during the first period of their 5-2 win. (September 19, 2009)

Vinny Prospal of the New York Rangers hits
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Vinny Prospal of the New York Rangers hits Travis Zajac of the New Jersey Devils. (September 16, 2009)

Tyler Arnason of the New York Rangers, right,
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Tyler Arnason of the New York Rangers, right, is hit by Alexander Urbom of the New Jersey Devils. (September 16, 2009)

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The Rangers' Jordan Owens (50) celebrates his goal
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The Rangers' Jordan Owens (50) celebrates his goal as New Jersey Devils' Bryce Salvadore (24), P.L. Letourneau-Leblond, and Mark Fraser (33) look on during the third period. (September 16, 2009)

Vinny Prospal of the New York Rangers
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Vinny Prospal of the New York Rangers argues a penalty call with referee Chris Rooney. (September 16, 2009)

Rangers coach John Tortorella talks to his team
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Rangers coach John Tortorella talks to his team during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils. (September 16, 2009)

Donald Brashear skates in his first game as
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Donald Brashear skates in his first game as a member of the New York Rangers against the Boston Bruins. (September 15, 2009)

Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins gets a
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Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins gets a two-minute penalty for holding against P.A. Parenteau of the New York Rangers. (September 15, 2009)

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Rangers coach John Tortorella talks to his team
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Rangers coach John Tortorella talks to his team during the third period of a preseason hockey game against the Boston Bruins. (September 15, 2009)

Chris Higgins, right, of the New York Rangers
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Chris Higgins, right, of the New York Rangers scores a third-period goal against the Boston Bruins. (September 15, 2009)

Brian Boyle skates in his first game
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Brian Boyle skates in his first game as a member of the New York Rangers against the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden. (September 15, 2009)

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