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Brad Richards of the Rangers warms up before (Credit: Getty Images)

Brad Richards of the Rangers warms up before the game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Rangers vs. Coyotes

The Rangers kicked off their 2013-14 season Thursday night with a 4-1 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes at the brand new Jobing.com Arena.

Radim Vrbata, second from left, of the Phoenix
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Radim Vrbata, second from left, of the Phoenix Coyotes reacts after scoring a second period goal against the Rangers. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Radim Vrbata of the Phoenix Coyotes is congratulated
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Radim Vrbata of the Phoenix Coyotes is congratulated by teammates Derek Morris, Antoine Vermette and Martin Hanzal after Vrbata scored a second period goal against the Rangers. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Mike Ribeiro of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with
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Mike Ribeiro of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck under pressure from Michael Del Zotto of the Rangers during the second period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes save
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes save on the shot from the Phoenix Coyotes during the second period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Marc Staal of the Rangers celebrates with teammates
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Marc Staal of the Rangers celebrates with teammates Brad Richards, Derek Stepan and Rick Nash after Staal scored a second period power play goal against the Phoenix Coyotes. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Brian Boyle of the Rangers shoots the puck
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Brian Boyle of the Rangers shoots the puck as he falls to the ice defended by Derek Morris of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Brian Boyle of the Rangers lays a check
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Brian Boyle of the Rangers lays a check onto Mikkel Boedker of the Phoenix Coyotes as he plays the puck during the first period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Kyle Chipchura of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with
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Kyle Chipchura of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with teamamtes on the bench after scoring a first-period goal against the Rangers. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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Goaltender Mike Smith of the Phoenix Coyotes makes
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Goaltender Mike Smith of the Phoenix Coyotes makes a save on the shot from the Rangers during the first period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Derick Brassard of the Rangers skates with the
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Derick Brassard of the Rangers skates with the puck defended by David Schlemko of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period. (Oct. 3, 2013)

A general view of Jobing.com Arena before the
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A general view of Jobing.com Arena before the game between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes. (Oct. 3, 2013)

White out t-shirts reading
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White out t-shirts reading "Hungrier than ever" are draped over seats before the game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Rangers at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference alongside Anthony LeBlanc, left, of IceArizona Acquisition Co. LLC before the game between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference before the game between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

George Gosbee of IceArizona Acquisition Co. LLC speaks
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George Gosbee of IceArizona Acquisition Co. LLC speaks at a press conference before the game between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference alongside George Gosbee, right, of IceArizona Acquisition Co. LLC, before the game between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference alongside Anthony LeBlanc, left, of IceArizona Acquisition Co. LLC, before the hame between the Rangers and the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Brad Richards of the Rangers warms up before
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Brad Richards of the Rangers warms up before the game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers leads teammates
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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers leads teammates out onto the ice for warmups against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

Rick Nash of the Rangers leads teammates out
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Rick Nash of the Rangers leads teammates out onto the ice for warm ups against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. (Oct. 3, 2013)

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