Monthly Archives: June, 2010

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117 Not much happenin’

There doesn’t appear to be anything close to last year’s deck-clearing Scott Gomez deal or the Dany Heatley talks of June 30, 2009, going down tonight, and from one horse’s mouth, nothing major is expected to happen tomorrow involving the Rangers and the free-agent market. I guess they will announce…

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264 Free agency eve (updated)

So we are a day away. I just remember the eve of free agency last season when everybody thought the Rangers were about to get Dany Heatley, after they made the Scott Gomez salary-dump trade (in which they got Ryan McDonagh’s rights, not to mention Christopher Higgins). And when the…

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259 Who’s afraid of July 1?; RIP Willie Huber

It used to be a day of excitement and anticipation, like Christmas morning. Now it’s about dread. Nobody is sure what the Rangers ought to be doing Thursday, or might do, but a lot of you are understandably nervous. Because a lot of things could happen July 1, and a…

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300 The draft … the crapshoot

Here’s my feeling on the NHL Draft for the Rangers, and it’s the same as every draft: I don’t know. You don’t know. They don’t know. Nobody knows. And we won’t know for years. That’s the nature of the animal. Unless you’re getting one of those clear-cut NHL-ready stars like…

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53 The Rangers’ wrap-up

Here is the Rangers’ release on the draft: RANGERS MAKE SIX SELECTIONS IN 2010 NHL DRAFT Blueshirts select  5  forwards and 1 defenseman New York, June 26, 2010 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather, along with Director of Player Personnel, Gordie Clark, oversaw the club’s activity…

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15 Order of selection, rounds 2-7

From the NHL: ORDER OF SELECTION FOR THE 2010 NHL ENTRY DRAFT LOS ANGELES (June 26, 2010) — Following is the current order of selection for rounds 2-7 of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, to be held today at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles (1 p.m., ET / 10 a.m.…

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39 First-round draft notes

From the NHL: NOTES FROM THE 2010 NHL ENTRY DRAFT LOS ANGELES (June 25, 2010) — Following are notes from the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, held today at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles: BENNETT BECOMES TOP CALIFORNIA PICK IN ENTRY DRAFT HISTORY; TWO CALIFORNIANS SELECTED, MOST…

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122 Dylan McIlrath interview

From the NHL: An interview with: DYLAN McILRATH NY RANGERS, 10th Pick Q.  Dylan, what is your first thought? DYLAN McILRATH:  Excitement.  I’m just thrilled to be picked Top 10 to a great organization like the Rangers.  It’s a thrill right now, and I’m just lost in emotions, I guess.…

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103 Rangers pick McIlrath

From the Rangers: RANGERS SELECT DYLAN MCILRATH IN 2010 NHL DRAFT Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman chosen 10th overall New York, June 25, 2010 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has selected defenseman Dylan McIlrath with the 10th overall pick in the…

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380 It’s Go Time! (updated)

Well, sort of. To keep you guys busy until 7 p.m., here’s a Taylor Hall video his equipment company sent out. Good to see everybody’s favorite Uncle stopped by for a wrap-up in the last thread. Maybe I’ll repost it in this thread for those just joining us. I don’t…

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112 First round tonight

I’ll be back late today and with youse all night during the first round of the NHL entry draft. Unlike the NHL awards show and the playoffs, the Rangers will be involved in this. Here’s the list of who has what picks throughout the seven rounds, from NHL.com.

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174 Not a bad show

And I don’t mean the NHL Awards show. I mean my big, big, big meeting at Centennial Golf Club in Carmel yesterday. I love that place. Except it eats my lunch, as I had a Dustin Johnson-esque back nine after a very decent front. But you shouldn’t care about how…

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43 MDZ on all-rookie team

Here are the announcements from the NHL and the Rangers: LAS VEGAS (June 23, 2010) — The National Hockey League today announced the 2009-10 NHL All-Rookie Team, including four players who began the season as teenagers entering their first professional season: 19-year-old defenseman Michael Del Zotto of the New York…

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164 Bogeys and trophies

Good mornin’ Boneheads. I have a very, very important meeting today at Centennial Golf Club in Carmel . So I won’t be around much, if at all, until later. Wonderful, wonderful place for a meeting. I’m going to channel my inner Graeme McDowell. Or maybe my inner Dustin Johnson. As…

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50 The Hall calls Dino, Cammi (Updated)

Here’s the official release from the Hockey Hall of Fame: HOCKEY HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2010 INDUCTEES TORONTO (June 22, 2010) — Bill Hay, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors, Jim Gregory and Pat Quinn, Co-Chairmen of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee, announced today…

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158 2010-11 schedule:

Oct. 9 at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 11 at N.Y. Islanders, 1:00 p.m. Oct. 15 Toronto, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 18 Colorado, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 21 at Toronto, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 23 at Boston, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 24 New Jersey, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 27 Atlanta, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 29 Carolina, 7:00…

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27 Schedule, Hall of Fame, to follow

This afternoon brings the official release of the NHL regular-season schedule for 2010-11. We know that the Rangers will open in Buffalo Oct. 9 and their home opener will be Oct. 15 vs. Toronto. The schedule is to be released after noon. Also later this afternoon, the Hockey Hall of…

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173 July 1 on the horizon

It is now nine days until July 1, and if you don’t believe me, just pick up the New York papers which have been counting down since, I don’t know, April? (It’s actually 11 days, including today and July 1, but there are nine days between today and July 1,…

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164 The week ahead

Live from New/Other Yankee Stadium (ugh), it’s Rangers Report. Woohoo. Just looking ahead: Tuesday afternoon, the Hockey Hall of Fame announces its Class of ’10. Among the first-year eligible candidates are: Eric Lindros, John LeClair, Peter Bondra (slam dunk, right?), Tony Amonte, Matthew Barnaby (what???), Joe Nieuwendyk, Scott Mellanby, Fredrik…

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