NEW YORK -- For two-plus weeks, the New York Rangers knew trades would happen and were waiting to see who would be leaving the team.
As the buildup to the deadline occurred, the losses piled up.
Then a funny thing started happening after the deadline -- the Rangers began winning again and inching closer in the playoff race.
After an unlikely three-game sweep through western Canada, the Rangers host the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The last time the Rangers took the ice at home was Feb. 25 when they dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to the Detroit Red Wings. It was their seventh straight defeat and occurred hours after Rick Nash was traded to Boston. >> Read more
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