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New York Rangers Playoff History: 2006

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
In 2006, the Rangers held the No. 6 seed and fell to the third-seeded New Jersey Devils in the opening round. Injuries played a big role in the Rangers' defeat, including a shoulder injury to captain Jaromir Jagr, that sidelined the Blueshirts' leading scorer for much of the series.

Here is a summary look back at the Blueshirts' 2006 playoff run:

Totals Games: 4
Record: 0-4
Goals Scored: 4
Goals Against: 17
Eliminated by: New Jersey
Leading scorer: Blair Betts, 2 points
Most goals: Betts, Jed Ortmeyer, Petr Prucha, Steve Rucchin, 1 each
Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist (started 3 games), Kevin Weekes (started 1 game)


Eastern Conference Quarterfinals: Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils
1 Apr. 22 at New Jersey 1-6 L
2 Apr. 24 at New Jersey 1-4 L
3 Apr. 26 Florida 0-3 L
4 Apr. 29 Florida 2-4 L

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