According to a release from the Garden, TV ratings for Rangers games are up 85 percent. I have no way of verifying this other than randomly asking people if they’re watching hockey.
I know the readers of this blog are, because as much as I’d like to think they’re just fans of my (not-so) clever musings and updates on my household renovations, they are at heart Rangers fans.
It’s everyone else that matters—men and women who would normally be spending their nights watching “Wheel of Fortune” re-runs (are there “Wheel of Fortune” re-runs”?) but who are now entranced by the artistry of a Marek Malik outlet pass. If those are the people that start watching hockey, then the game really is on the upswing.
But I digress. In other news: