Before we do “go” though, I’d be remiss if I didn’t remind any Boneheads who double as Yankees fans, Happy Anniversary.
It was 32 years ago today (OMG, 32?!) that Bucky F. Dent homered into the net (before there were seats there) above the Monster. Quick story. Back then (pre-internet) the Boston Globe had an evening edition. It was printed during the top of the seventh inning. The headline on the front of the whole paper was “Red Sox Ahead” and there was a sub-headline that told of Yaz’s earlier homer, and there was a linescore that showed the Sox up 2-0 in the seventh. That edition actually hit the streets and I have a copy of it. It is a classic.
OK, back to hockey. In order to rest Marian Gaborik and Ryan Callahan, the Rangers had to un-cut (or recall) Dale Weise and Mats Zuccarello. So tonight’s lineup, gleaned from the blog of Jesse Spector (the only NY newspaper reporter in Kanata, Ont. tonight):