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Rangers hope for turnaround vs. Thrashers

Jan 22, 2008 - 2:58 PM
Atlanta (23-24-3) at NY Rangers (22-21-6) 7:00 pm EST

NEW YORK (Ticker) -- Expected to compete for the best record in the Eastern Conference before the season, the New York Rangers are just looking to get out of last place in the Atlantic Division.

The Rangers aim to avoid their third straight loss Tuesday when they host the struggling Atlanta Thrashers in the first of back-to-back meetings at Madison Square Garden.

New York is having an awful month, posting a 2-6-2 record during January.

Despite boasting a roster which includes talented forwards such as Jaromir Jagr, Brendan Shanahan, Chris Drury and Scott Gomez, the Rangers have struggled offensively over their recent 10-game slump, scoring just 21 goals over that stretch.

With Jagr and the forwards struggling, the Rangers have been relying heavily on their blue-line corps to score, as defensemen Michal Rozsival and Daniel Girardi have combined for 19 goals this season.

Rozsival, who has 11 tallies, is one of just five Rangers to reach double figures in goals.

The Thrashers are hoping to snap a three-game losing streak as they get ready for consecutive games in the "Big Apple."

Ilya Kovalchuk, who leads the NHL with 37 goals this season, has now been held pointless for three consecutive games for the first time since March 2007.

Atlanta responded to Saturday's 10-1 thrashing by the Buffalo Sabres with a 4-2 setback against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.








  • NHL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0 0 0
    NY RANGERS 2 1 1 4 FINAL
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NYR - SEAN AVERY 4 (JAROMIR JAGR, SCOTT GOMEZ) 12:12
    NYR - BRANDON DUBINSKY 7 (JAROMIR JAGR, FEDOR TYUTIN) 15:32
    2ND PRD: NYR - (SH) MARTIN STRAKA 9 (CHRIS DRURY, FEDOR TYUTIN) 8:36
    3RD PRD: NYR - JAROMIR JAGR 15 (SCO

    Jan 22 9:28 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    NY RANGERS 4
    3RD PRD: NYR - JAROMIR JAGR 15 (SCOTT GOMEZ, FEDOR TYUTIN) 4:03

    Thrashers vs. RangersJan 22 9:02 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 2ND 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0 0
    NY RANGERS 2 1 3 END OF THE 2ND
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NYR - SEAN AVERY 4 (JAROMIR JAGR, SCOTT GOMEZ) 12:12
    NYR - BRANDON DUBINSKY 7 (JAROMIR JAGR, FEDOR TYUTIN) 15:32
    2ND PRD: NYR - (SH) MARTIN STRAKA 9 (CHRIS DRURY, FEDOR TYUTIN) 8:36
    SHOTS ON GOAL:

    Jan 22 8:37 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    NY RANGERS 3
    2ND PRD: NYR - (SH) MARTIN STRAKA 9 (CHRIS DRURY, FEDOR TYUTIN) 8:36

    Thrashers vs. RangersJan 22 8:18 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 1ST 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0
    NY RANGERS 2 2 END OF THE 1ST
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NYR - SEAN AVERY 4 (JAROMIR JAGR, SCOTT GOMEZ) 12:12
    NYR - BRANDON DUBINSKY 7 (JAROMIR JAGR, FEDOR TYUTIN) 15:32
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATL 4 4
    N

    Jan 22 7:46 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    NY RANGERS 2
    1ST PRD: NYR - BRANDON DUBINSKY 7 (JAROMIR JAGR, FEDOR TYUTIN) 15:32

    Thrashers vs. RangersJan 22 7:35 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    NY RANGERS 1
    1ST PRD: NYR - SEAN AVERY 4 (JAROMIR JAGR, SCOTT GOMEZ) 12:12

    Thrashers vs. RangersJan 22 7:30 PM
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    roots
    Cubs Added 5 roots

    Thrashers vs. RangersJan 22 5:33 PM