The Rangers won’t be going with five forwards on the PP anymore

This past weekend, with Kevin Shattenkirk injured and Tony DeAngelo out of the lineup, the Rangers put together a PP unit consisting of five forwards. The forwards used were Mika Zibanejad, Kevin Hayes, Chris Kreider, Mats Zuccarello and Vlad Namestnikov. On Saturday against the Leafs, that unit was on for around 2:25ish while the second uint, which featured Neal Pionk, Brett Howden, Filip Chytil, JImmy Vesey and Pavel Buchnevich, was…

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Flyers defeat Rangers 3-2 in shootout

10:17PM: David Quinn spoke after the game on MSG and said: “In the third we came out with a lot more energy and pace and physicality. We established our forecheck, better puck management. I thought the first two periods were not great for either side. We played a lot better in the third.” Why go second in the shootout, “Hank and I have talked about it and we haven’t had…

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Updates prior to the game against Philly

David Quinn spoke before tonight’s game against the Flyers and said (NYR): Same lineup but Buchnevich and Zuccarello are getting flipped on their lines. He is making that move because he thinks there might be more chemistry The last game against the Flyers was the “stinker of all stinkers” from our end of it On last night, “we did do good things but we lost the hockey game. Their goals…

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Marner nets three points as Leafs beat Rangers 5-3

10:05PM: David Quinn spoke after the game on MSG and said: On the third, “they are so opportunistic and unfortunately, it’s a good hockey game and the third starts okay and we blow faceoff coverage and it was in the back of the net. The third one was is a turnover inside our blue line, we make a change that we probably shouldn’t have made and don’t react the way…

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Georgiev in net against the Leafs, DeAngelo scratched

David Quinn met with the media prior to the game against the Leafs and said (NYR): On Georgiev tonight, “they were gonna split regardless of the situation and we felt that this was the best way to do it. Georgie had a real good night the other night, gives Hank a little more rest and to play another home game and Georgie on the road.” On Georgiev getting experience against…

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Where the Rangers are with their special teams

The Rangers were 5 for 5 on the PK against the Ducks this week and stopped a six-game streak of allowing PP goals. When asked about the PK on Friday, David Quinn said¬† “we fight with when to be aggressive and when not, the indecisiveness hurts us on the PK. We have to balance that and when you struggle you become less aggressive and PK with caution and the slightest…

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