Monthly Archives: November, 2010

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33 Post-game notes, quotes

From the New York Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES November 22, 2010 – New York Rangers 2, Calgary Flames 1 (Game No. 22, Home No. 12) The Rangers defeated the Calgary Flames, 2-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden to improve to 12-9-1 overall, including a 5-6-1 mark…

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345 It’s Go Time!

Same lineup as Saturday in Minny, which means Boogaard stays in, White is prucha’d, and Biron starts in goal. The probable lines: Frolov-Stepan-Gaborik Dubinsky-Anisimov-Callahan Fedotenko-Boyle-Prust Boogaard-Christensen-Avery

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126 Flames at Rangers tonight

Coming off that Jeckyl and Hyde road trip, your boys have what should be a tap-in tonight … which means it will be anything but a tap-in. As youse know from home games the last two years. Here are the pre-game notes from the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CALGARY…

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167 Woof, woof

I’m sick as a mutt today. I guess that’s what happens when you have a cold coming on and you spend two days out in freezing cold weather covering five football games. I saw only parts of the second period and most of the third of the game in Colorado,…

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263 It’s Go Time!

I got nothin’. Unless you want to count frostbite. It might be colder here than it is in Minnesota tonight. So have fun. See youse all later.

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154 Rangers at Wilds tonight

Gaborik and Boogaard go home, with the Rangers — to overstate the obvious — really need to bounce back from that dreadful game last night. Or at least a dreadful period in a sub-par game. Here are tonight’s notes from the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at MINNESOTA WILD Saturday, Nov.…

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16 Post-game notes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES November 19, 2010 – New York Rangers 1, Colorado Avalanche 5 (Game No. 20, Away No. 9) * The Rangers were defeated by the Colorado Avalanche, 5-1, tonight at the Pepsi Center, and are now 10-9-1 overall with a 6-3-0 mark on…

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272 It’s Go Time!

Me, I’m freezing my tail off at a state football semifinal double-header. According to our buddy Andrew Gross, Lundqvist starts in goal tonight, and Derek Stepan starts at center on the No. 1 line with Marian Gaborik and Alex Frolov, where he was effective in the third period against Boston…

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115 Rangers at Avs tonight

Just a reminder, it’s a 9 p.m. start to start a two-game/two-night trip. And a reminder that New Rochelle’s Kevin Shattenkirk is up with the Avs, as a rookie who scored his first NHL goal Wednesday. Me? I’m Mr. Football today and tomorrow, five state semifinal games in all, with…

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76 No video tribute for Jokinen Monday

The former Ranger, Olli Jokinen — he of shootout fame and a lot of mailing-in games in his brief tenure — won’t be back on Garden ice Monday. He was suspended by the NHL for a cross-check to the head of Colorado’s Wojtek Wolski Wednesday night. Jokinen is going to…

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67 Bruins-Rangers in review

Thoughts as we approach the crack of noon: 1) I know this is the repetitive theme of the season, but this is how it’s going to be. This Rangers team will play hard, will compete physically and with passion all night, not give up, rarely be out of a game.…

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56 Tortorella post-game

John Tortorella: On Tim Thomas: “He was the difference. We have a chance at the end on the 5-on-3 and we don’t get it done. But he certainly was the difference.” On the 5-on-3: “The low play was there and Dubi shoots it wide. It was a great pass by…

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3 Post-game notes, quotes

From the Rangers (more quotes, from me, below): NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES November 17, 2010 – New York Rangers 2, Boston Bruins 3 (Game No. 19, Home No. 11)  • The Rangers were defeated by the Boston Bruins, 3-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, ending their winning…

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2 Post-game quotes

First, I saw Dylan McIlrath after the game. He was in town having his knee injury examined. He said it’s not serious, which is good news. The first-rounder was injured over the weekend in a junior game. Henrik Lundqvist: On the Recchi goal: “It was just a terrible goal. “I…

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418 It’s Go Time!

Original Six, new Heritage jerseys, John Amirante, three-game winning streak. I believe Tony from AZ is in the building, if I’m not mistaken. So I think I’m excited about that. Plus the possibility of a mean-spirited hockey game. I can almost hear Lloyd Bridges say, “It’s Go Time.” Derek Boogaard…

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14 Tortorella pre-game

First the news. Will follow with quotes shortly. Boogaard’s back in. White is prucha’d. Lundqvist in goal. Drury skated today, but Tortorella said he “still a distance away” from returning. So is Prospal, who hasn’t skated. He said that Rozsival will not make the trip and sounded doubtful that he’d…

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140 Bruins-Rangers tonight

Coming off a pair of rousing back-to-back victories, and having won three in a row — two of those at home! — the Rangers play Boston tonight. The B’s are struggling a bit. The Rangers debut their Heritage jerseys, which were officially unveiled Friday. I’m headed to MSG later on,…

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124 Rock the All-Star vote!

Fan balloting is underway for the All-Star game. I was just wondering if we should have a special “Bonehead” write-in campaign. What do you guys think? Is there somebody we should nominate … then stuff the electronic ballot boxes? Anyway, you can vote by clicking here. There’s a new all-star…

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165 Rangers-Penguins in review

Wow. I’ll tell you, boys and girls, that was as good a regular-season victory as you could have. It would have been a great win at 1-0, it would have been a painful loss at 2-1, and whatever happened at 2-2 in OT or shootout would have been OK because…

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40 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES November 15, 2010 – New York Rangers 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 2 OT (Game No. 18, Away No. 8) *       The Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2, in overtime tonight at the CONSOL Energy Center to improve to 10-7-1 overall, including a…