Monthly Archives: January, 2012

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293 Rangers-Canadiens in review

Welcome to the second half. The best team in the East, battling for No. 1 overall, better expect that these bottom-dwellers are going to be fired up to play them. That these teams think it’s a barometer game when they play the Rangers. That there’s no more sneaking up or…

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34 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 15, 2012 (Game 43, Away Game 24) Bell Centre – Montreal, Quebec                                                  1st   2nd  …

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376 It’s Go Time!

Game 43. Ya boys finish off another back-to-back. They haven’t lost in regulation in any of the first (6-0-1) or second (5-0-1) of back-to-backs this season, and since ’09-10, they are 26-8-3 in the second game of back-to-backs. The Rangers have won one in a row, six of the last…

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124 Rangers at Habs tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at MONTREAL CANADIENS Sunday, Jan. 15, 7:00 p.m. Bell Centre – Montreal, Quebec Rangers: 28-10-4 (60 pts) Canadiens: 16-20-8 (40 pts) * All information through NHL games on Jan. 14 TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Montreal Canadiens at…

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169 Rangers-Leaves in review

Shut the front door. That’s how you smother a good team, how you make their night miserable, how you bounce back from a loss. Fact: The Rangers are quickly becoming the team you don’t want to play, because they will make you absorb a beating, fight for every inch and…

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50 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 14, 2012 (Game 42, Away Game 23) Air Canada Centre – Toronto, Ontario                                                  1st   2nd…

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468 It’s Go Time!

Game 42. Start of the second half of the season … like the first half, it starts outside of the U.S.A. The Rangers have suffered half of their regulation losses to Canadian clubs (6-5-1) including a pair of home losses to the Maple Leaves. They Rangers have lost one in…

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116 My midseason analysis: The Rangers’ first 41 games

This is a midseason analysis I wrote for The Journal News and LoHud.com today: The record is the record, and it’s as superb as it is surprising. It is 27-10-4, good for first place in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, second overall, at the halfway point of the Rangers’ season. In…

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39 Rangers at Maple Leaves tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Saturday, Jan. 14, 7:00 p.m. Air Canada Centre – Toronto, ON Rangers: 27-10-4 (58 pts) Maple Leafs: 22-15-5 (49 pts) * All information through NHL games on Jan. 12 TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the…

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368 Midseason wrap-up

Courtesy of the New York Rangers: 2011-12 NEW YORK RANGERS MID-SEASON RECAP Blueshirts Sit atop Eastern Conference Standings through 41 Games  New York, January 13, 2012 – The New York Rangers have reached the mid-way point of their regular season schedule with a record of 27-10-4 through 41 games.  The…

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20 Welcome to the live chat

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146 Rangers-Senators in review; Live chat at 1:30

First things first: We will have a Live Chat today at 1:30, so pretend to be working and sneak over here with questions/comments. Please enter a user name when you ask or comment. Makes it easier for me. Thanks. Be there. ************************* Shocker. Rangers get shut out, bunch of you…

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79 Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 12, 2012 (Game 41, Home Game 19) Madison Square Garden – New York, New York Team Notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 3-0, tonight at Madison Square Garden to snap their five-game winning streak, and are…

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289 It’s Go Time!

Game 41. After tonight’s game the Rangers will be halfway through their season. Ya boys have won five in a row and 10 of 11, and lead the entire National freakin’ Hockey League in points. Three of their players — Henrik Lundqvist, Marian Gaborik and Dan Girardi were named today…

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13 Lundqvist raises $35,000 for Garden of Dreams

From the Rangers: HENRIK LUNDQVIST RAISES $35,000 FOR THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION Proceeds From Sale of Lundqvist’s Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Mask to Benefit Foundation New York, January 12, 2012 –The New York Rangers announced today that the $35,000 net proceeds from the sale of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist’s game-worn…

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47 Tortorella, Girardi pre-game

Here’s the audio from John Tortorella’s press conference, and a group interview with Dan Girardi (pretty funny) about being named to the all-star team. Tortorella also said that Brandon Dubinsky (shoulder) will not play, and that Wojtek Wolski will go into the lineup in his place. John Tortorella: Dan Girardi:

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116 Lundqvist, Gaborik, Girardi named All-Stars (updated)

Not that I ever doubted you guys. In the poll over there ——–> you figured out way before the NHL did which Rangers should be all-stars. Good job. The NHL today announced that Henrik Lundqvist, Marian Gaborik and Dan Girardi were all selected for the all-star game in Ottawa Jan.…

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140 Senators at Rangers tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. OTTAWA SENATORS Thursday, Jan. 12, 7:00 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 27-9-4 (58 pts) Senators: 23-15-6 (52 pts) * All information through NHL games on Jan. 10 TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa…

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69 All-stars come to MSG tomorrow

Yes, surely the best team in all of hockey, the Ottawa Senators, will be at the Garden tomorrow. The best team in hockey has four of the six players voted onto the all-star roster, for the Jan. 29 all-star game in Ottawa (well, actually in Kanata, Ontario, about 40 traffic-jammed…