What David Quinn said after the loss to the Oilers

David Quinn spoke after the Rangers loss to the Oilers, on MSG, and said: On the game, “I thought we got off to a good start but, boy, as the game went on we got sloppier and sloppier. I know it’s a 1-1 game but all throughout the lineup we didn’t play with a lot of pace or jam.” On Kakko getting his first goal, “for him, personally, it’s his…

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Oilers score thrice in the third to beat Rangers 4-1

First Period: Kaapo Kakko (1) ASST: Ryan Strome (1) Second Period: Oscar Klefbom (1) ASST: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (3) Third Period: PPG – Connor McDavid (4) ASST: Leon Draisaitl (7), Oscar Klefbom (6) Leon Draisaitl (3) ASST: Connor McDavid (8), Ethan Bear (1) EN – Leon Draisaitl (4) Stats: Adam Rotter: Outside of the first period, and really their PP chances, the Rangers struggled to get anything going offensively and let…

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What to look for as the Rangers face the Oilers

The Rangers play their third game of the season, and first in a week, today against the Edmonton Oilers at MSG. On what the Rangers have been working on this week, David Quinn said “just cleaning up some of the areas that we need to get better at from a D-zone perspective, breakout perspective, things like that. We want to make sure we are staying on top of the play…

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David Quinn on this week, the second line and more

David Quinn met with the media on Thursday and said (NYR): How is the team responding to this week, “I’ll let you know Saturday around 3:30. You guys are probably sick of asking the same questions, I’m sick of answering them, they are sick of practicing, we’re sick of running practice. It’s going to be good to play a hockey game.” On the different ways the team has practiced, “there…

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Jeff Gorton and David Quinn on the trade, Kakko, Buchnevich and more

Jeff Gorton met with the media on Tuesday and said (NYR): On the Namestnikov trade, “sad to see Vlad go, he was a good Ranger for us in the little time that he was here, a versatile player, wish him luck but at this time it was a move we felt we had to make and we had some depth to take care of it, the cap room helps us…

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What could be next for the Rangers after the Namestnikov trade

The Rangers have $4.48 million in cap space following the Vlad Namestnikov trade. Greg McKegg or Micheal Haley will likely come into the Rangers lineup to replace Namestnikov. Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast are pending UFAs and Ryan Strome is a pending RFA. Adam Rotter: The Rangers aren’t likely to call up Filip Chytil or Vitali Kravtsov to replace Namestnikov for the same reason why they were sent down, the…

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