Monthly Archives: November, 2010

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719 It’s Go Time!

Lundqvist back in. Boogaard’s out with a bruised hand after his two heavyweight bouts last night. White back in, too. No pruchas, then. Our buddy Andrew Gross has some quotes, though only “no comment” type of quotes, regarding Erik Christensen saying that Sean Avery sucker punched Ladislav Smid Sunday. In…

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81 Rangers-Pens tonight

God, I miss the Igloo. NOT. Big test for the Rangers in the Pens’ new house tonight. Pittsburgh starting to get it together, but the Rangers have been pretty good (5-2) on the road. If you missed Oilers-Rangers in review this morning, scroll down to the previous thread. Here are…

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158 Rangers-Oilers in review

Some thoughts: 1) Just when I was thinking that Sean Avery was having a quiet day … largely because he was on a line with Derek Boogaard, who had two fights, and because that line doesn’t get a lot of minutes (though John Tortorella double-shifted Marian Gaborik in Boogaard’s spot…

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55 Belated post-game notes, quotes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES November 14, 2010 – New York Rangers 8, Edmonton Oilers 2 (Game No. 17, Home No. 10) The Rangers defeated the Edmonton Oilers, 8-2, today at Madison Square Garden to improve to 9-7-1 overall, including a 4-5-1 mark at home. …

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476 It’s Go Time!

Just beyond the crack of noon. Rangers close out their four-game homestand (1-2). They go to Pittsburgh’s new house tomorrow. Henrik Lundqvist remains out with that flu/head cold. Martin Biron, who played so well on Thursday, gets the start in goal. Derek Boogaard is back in the lineup. Todd White…

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25 Oilers-Rangers today

Don’t forget, boys and girls, it’s an early game. Crack of noon pregame show. Tom Renney vs. the guy who replaced him as Rangers coach. Culled this paragraph from the notes below: * Current Oilers’ head coach Tom Renney served as the Rangers’ head coach from Feb. 25, 2004 to…

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109 Hail the Heritage

I have to say, I normally loathe third jerseys and other gimmicks designed to get into your wallet. But, as third jerseys go, the Rangers’ Heritage jersey is pretty cool. I wish I could show it to you here, but I’m having a terrible time uploading the promotional images I…

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158 Rangers-Sabres in review

Big day for the Organ-eye-zation today as they unveil their new Heritage jersey, which will be worn Wednesday and a few other games … and which, of course, will be available for sale immediately … and not cheap, I’m going to go way out on a limb and guess. 1)…

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46 Post-game notes, quotes

In case you missed the Tortorella presser posted just a few moments ago, scroll down. Otherwise, From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES November 11, 2010 – New York Rangers 3, Buffalo Sabres 2 OT (Game No. 16, Home No. 9) • The Rangers defeated the Buffalo…

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4 More post-game quotes

John Tortorella: On Biron: “He kind of gets thrown in. He was at the (morning) skate this morning and I don’t think he had the day to prepare for a game. We found out about Hank this evening. And I thought he made some huge saves. So that’s what I…

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6 Post-game quotes

First I have to tell you this. Lundqvist was in about half his uniform the whole game, just in case Biron got hurt. And during warmups, Artem Anisimov fired one off Biron’s sternum, and it stung and Biron went and told Lundqvist he might have to put on the full…

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562 It’s Go Time!

Here’s the lineup: Dubinsky-Anisimov-Callahan Frolov-Christensen-Gaborik Avery-Stepan-White Fedotenko-Boyle-Prust Not sure if Staal and Girardi will play together. Eminger moves up in Rozsival’s spot. Gilroy goes in on the third pair with Sauer.  Lundqvist is a late scratch with some sort of illness. Biron starts in goal. Boogaard is prucha’d. Added treat:…

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30 Tortorella’s pre-gamer

John Tortorella: On getting Gaborik back: “I think he can make a big offensive play. Like I said the other night, we’re a play, maybe a defensive play, an offensive play, a big play from winning a game for us. We didn’t get it done. I think Gabby’s going to…

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9 Pre-game stuff

First some news: Gaborik is back in the lineup after missing 12 with a shoulder injury. Rozsival is out injured. Boogaard is prucha’d. Gilroy goes in for Rozsival, White stays in. Gaborik will start with Frolov and Christensen. Lundqvist in goal. Also, reports are that the Rangers traded minor-leaguer Dane…

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116 Sabres tonight; new Heritage jersey tomorrow

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS CELEBRATE TEAM’S 85th ANNIVERSARY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER Top Current Players and Ranger Legends Unveil Team’s New Heritage Jersey – Friday November 12th New York, November 10, 2010 – The 2010-11 hockey season marks the New York Rangers 85th anniversary of the franchise. In honor…

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198 Gaborik’s in tomorrow; new all-star format

According to several reports out of practice today, Marian Gaborik will play tomorrow vs. Buffalo, after missing 12 games with a shoulder injury. Which means, in my opinion, it’s put-up or get-out time for Alex Frolov. If he’s playing with Gaborik, he better produce. Or we can start calling him…

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43 Caps-Rangers in review

Thoughts at the crack of noon: 1) I think it was good that John Tortorella was a little testy after this one. He should be. His team played well enough to win, and a couple of very soft plays (by some soft players in a few instances) cost them what…

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59 Post-game notes, quotes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES November 9, 2010 – New York Rangers 3, Washington Capitals 5 (Game No. 15, Home No. 8)  The Rangers were defeated by the Washington Capitals, 5-3, tonight at Madison Square Garden, and are now 7-7-1 overall, including a 2-5-1 mark…

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10 More post-game quotes

Brandon Dubinsky: “We played the ideal game. Obviously we had a couple of breakdowns that ended up in the back of our net. Those are tough. I think we’ve still got to generate some more. I think we’re cycling, but we’re just not getting enough off those cycles. We’re cycling…