Monthly Archives: January, 2011

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184 Canucks at Rangers tonight

And, no, it’s not Game 7. (… I hit PUBLISH accidentally when I meant to schedule this to be published in the morning, and I decided, since some of you saw it already, that I’d just leave it up. So there won’t be a post in the morning, OK?) So…

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85 Skate with the Greats … for a great cause

From the New York Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS LEGENDS LACE UP FOR 17th ANNUAL “SKATE WITH THE GREATS” EVENT TO BENEFIT RONALD McDONALD HOUSE NEW YORK Rangers Greats Take to the Rink at Rockefeller Center to Support Children with Cancer New York, January 12, 2010 – On Monday, January 17,…

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253 Canadiens-Rangers in review

Is it possible? Can the Rangers miss Michal Rozsival that much? Maybe it was a bit surprising that the Rangers were so comfortable going up and down the ice with the speedy Canadiens early on, but then again, maybe that got them away from their grinding game a bit. Because,…

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34 Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the New York Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES January 11, 2011 – New York Rangers 1, Montreal Canadiens 2 (Game No. 44, Home No. 21) The Rangers were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 2-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden.  New York is now 25-16-3 overall,…

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494 It’s Go Time!

The start of four of the next five at home. Wojtek Wolski makes his Rangers debut, wearing No. 86 — first ever Ranger with that number — and playing on a line with Artem Anisimov and Marian Gaborik. I dunno about No. 86. Doesn’t that indicate something discarded? Here’s the…

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165 Rangers’ all-star announcement

As reported earlier, Marc Staal and Henrik Lundqvist were named to the all-star team(s) and Derek Stepan was chosen as one of the 12 rookies who will also compete in the skills competition. Here is the Rangers’ announcement: HENRIK LUNDQVIST AND MARC STAAL SELECTED TO PLAY IN THE 2011 NHL…

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133 Habs-Rangers tonight

OK, let’s try this again. I began yesterday with a warning post that it would be a slow day. I believe my actual words were “So I’m not sure if there will be anything of substance here today.” So, five posts, one fairly major trade, and a 2010-11 season record…

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307 Glen Sather Live! … on the Wolski-Rozsival trade

I will live blog portions of the conference call, and if it’s not too long, I may transcribe the entire call later. Stay right here and refresh often after 5:15. Glen Sather: “Spoken to Donnie about a month ago but there wasn’t a way to make a deal. … guy…

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53 Rangers trade Rozsival for Wolski

Not sure what it is, but I don’t think it’s minor, not with Glen Sather announcing a conference call at 5:15. Back as soon as we know something. UPDATE: The trade is with Don Maloney and Phoenix. UPDATE: It’s Rozsival for Wolski! Here’s the official announcement: RANGERS ACQUIRE FORWARD WOJTEK…

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35 Rangers’ Casino Night for a great cause

From the New York Rangers: TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR NEW YORK RANGERS ANNUAL CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION Full Team Event on Tuesday, February 15 – Gotham Hall New York, January 10, 2011 – On Tuesday, February 15, the New York Rangers will trade in their…

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87 No game today

And I have a couple of appointments to which I have to run … or at least drive. So I’m not sure if there will be anything of substance here today. Maybe later. That was some dizzying night of dialogues and monologues in the comments section. Wow. Very impressive. Hope…

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181 Frolov out for the season, Newbury up

Here are the two announcements from the Rangers: ALEX FROLOV INJURY UPDATE Expected to be Sidelined for the Remainder of the Season New York, January 9, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that Alex Frolov has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a…

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135 The Torts Story

Hi all, The regular Rangers-Blues in review is in the post below. I just wanted to tell you that I have a big story on John Tortorella in today’s Journal News and on LoHud.com. You can read it here.

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31 Blues-Blueshirts in review

Hi kids. My story on John Tortorella ran in The Journal News and on LoHud.com today. But as I typed this, the link had not yet been posted. So if any of youse want to go to LoHud.com and find it and put it up before I awaken, please do…

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44 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 8, 2011 – New York Rangers 2, St. Louis Blues 1 (Game No. 43, Away No. 23) * The Rangers defeated the St. Louis Blues, 2-1, tonight at Scottrade Center to improve to 25-15-3 overall, including a league leading 15…

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278 It’s Go Time!

Another night, another test. This one’s big. And, though I’m sure there’s not a single Ranger who would use an excuse, you could easily see them just being wiped out after all the tough minutes they played last night, and playing three in four nights, and so many crucial players…

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160 Rangers at Blues tonight

And we get to see the Big Man, maybe! That always makes me happy. I’m going to be very interested to see how guys who logged so much tough ice time last night — Staal, Girardi, Dubinsky — do against a young, rugged team in a different city, in the…