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Rangers fall to Golden Knights to complete winless road trip

The Rangers won’t go so far as to explicitly say it — and probably never will — but it sure seems like we have reached the moral victories phase of this rebuilding season. Sure, they took a step forward. But if it was a step forward to record their fourth loss in a row, a 4-2 defeat to the Golden Knights in Las Vegas on Tuesday night, then that’s just a reminder of how deep they had gotten over this gruesome western road trip. “We didn’t quit, but hey, we want to win hockey games,” coach David Quinn told reporters. “There’s no silver lining.” The Rangers (17-18-7) have had a tough time since Thanksgiving, going 5-10-5 during that stretch with this past week being when the bottom fell out. While losing these four g ...