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: