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Rangers-Senators Game 3.

Live from Kanata, Ontario. We await word on A) whether Daniel Alfredsson will play tonight despite suffering another concussion in Game 2, from an elbow that got Carl Hagelin suspended for three games and B) who will replace Hagelin in the Rangers lineup.

We may not know until warmups, or later, whether John Tortorella will go with Chris Kreider, who seems a logical choice, or enforcer John Scott, or some other direction with his lineup.

The Senators will be without Matt Carkner, sitting out his one-game suspension, making Scott even less likely, IMO.

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LIVE PLAYOFF CHAT ALERT: We’re planning on a live chat Tuesday at noon, before the Rangers pracgtice in Kanata … internet-connection-willing. So drop what you’re doing and come do something else. Or else.

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Also, I’m going on the radio, 1050-ESPN, with either Kenny or Dave after the first period … hope they let me do a shout-out to Tony.

 

 

 

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  1. Ok Bickel in goal, Biron on LW 2nd line and Scott in over Rupp with Rupp in over Mitchell and Kreider replacing God.

  2. LGBT!

    LETS GO RANGERS!!!!!

    TONY! TONY! TONY! TONY!

    LETS GO RANGERS!!!!

    TONY! TONY! TONY! TONY!

    LETS GO RANGERS!!!!

    LGBT!

  3. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    WOOOOOOOOO LETS GO RANGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    FIRE SATHER {{{{{{{{{{OLGA}}}}}}}}}} BABY!!!!!!

  5. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    HAPPY KREIDERMAS BONEHEADS!!!!!

    30 DAYS ‘TIL NEW YORK!!!!!!!!!!

  6. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    MICKEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    TOMB!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Rupp with Richards and Gaborik? BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA.

    Oh Torts, I love you and your crazy ideas

  8. N.CountryNYRFan on

    I say Torts should suprise the Sens and keep both Kreider and Scott in and sit Mitchell for this game.

  9. uncanny shanny on

    Feel very bad for poor Carkner missing tonights game…that must really be tough on Sens

  10. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    next year on April 16th, we shall pass out gifts

  11. i didnt let a stroke stop me. of course i only type with one hand and walk funny. but here i am.

    hi Linda!

    lGR!

  12. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Kreidermas….hahahhaa!!!

    OK, all, will try to keep up best I can….love my iPad, but slow to keep with you all!!!

    LGR!!! LGBT!!!!!!! Everyone, take off your pants!!!!! Except C3!!!!

  13. Tiki XLII XLVI on

    im forgetting the refereees and the anti ny bias tonight.

    we fight until we’ve given every last drop of blood sweat and tears, until we win!!!!!!!$!

  14. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    huh, when was the last time we didn’t know lineups til 15 minutes pre-game???

  15. "Fragile" Frankie Merman on

    I also bought some Play-Doh specifically for this game. If the officiating is ridiculous, I plan on smashing it repeatedly to reduce my stress level.

  16. Olga Folkyerself on

    Save Scott for the next game. Then let’s see how Carkner makes out when HE doesn’t want to fight…

  17. Let’s Go Rangers!!!!!!!!!!! Get it done Boys!!! Hope Kreider doesn’t have an exam tomorrow, he’s out late on a school night :)

  18. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    does ANYONE have a Roenick to English dicitonary?

  19. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Lin, it’s simple…Roenick = bad (j)gibberish….or, STFU!!!! (sorry Carp)

  20. looks like it’s going to be Scott
    not Kreider

    watch him get tossed after one sorry-aasen fight
    in the first period.

  21. what an idiot Torts is. they need to replace the speed and scoring of Hagelin, so he puts Scott in to sit on the bench. brilliant.

  22. But seriously, if that IS true, then they must not think Kreider is ready yet. Which does not surprise me one bit.

  23. Shanny Toucan Folkyerself on

    Scott better not start anything. I’ll fine him. I swear I will….

  24. wow, Torts dresses Scott. Rangers lost a game that they shouldn’t have lost. Hagelin gets suspended for 3 games. All this has the makings of the rangers losing the first round of the playoffs. Obviously I hope I am dead wrong but we shall see.

  25. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    I think maybe Scott doesn’t play a lot, but is there for a message? Oh dear, this night may be the end of my bowels….

    ewwww. Sorry Carp

  26. Also, I’m going on the radio, 1050-ESPN, with either Kenny or Dave after the first period … hope they let me do a shout-out to Tony.

  27. eddie eddie eddie on

    Ranger goal his first as a ranger, #28

    JOHN “dont byfuglien with my team mates” SCOoooooooooooooooooTT

  28. “what an idiot Torts is”

    Whoa….I’m not going to judge Torts based on this. Maybe he has something in mind for using Scott? Scott sucks, but maybe this is his last chance to show Torts that he doesn’t totally suck…

    Maybe make Neil his punching bag?

  29. JR: Ovechkin likes to play at home in front of his home crowd

    The rest of the nation: WELL DUH!! :facepalm:

  30. Orr, Kreider is ready for the NHL. If he wasn’t, he would be with the Whale…

    Like I said, I think we’ll see him if this thing goes 6-7 games…and maybe sooner if there are scoring problems….

  31. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    GO TIMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE , Lets go gog og go gogogog , heyyy whos this moron sinin?

  32. Scott in. No Kreider. Whether we win or lose Torts is either smart or a moron. Let’s see

  33. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Oh for Kreider’s sake…..will you all sit down and see how game goes!!! LGR!!!

    And don’t forget….Our man will be : “going on the radio, 1050-ESPN, with either Kenny or Dave after the first period … hope they let me do a shout-out to Tony.”

    LGR! LGC! LGBT!!!

  34. Kreider is in?! HOLY CRAP HERE WE GO! THIS KID IS GONNA BE JACKED OUT OF HIS MIND TO GO

  35. if it is Scott then he’s there as a deterrent
    and hopefully will level some bone-crunching checks
    in what little time he’s out there.

    maybe Torts doesn’t want to put Kreider into such a situation
    as waht may be a purposeful bloodbath.

    my concern is if Scott isn’t able to drop some hard hits
    and/or win his fight decisively
    and/or get tossed immediately

  36. Seems hard to comprehend why Scott over Kreider…one last played March 9th for 4 minutes the other skated 10 days ago on a regular shift in the NCAA championship with a team loaded with NHL draft picks….what a waste

  37. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANGERS!!!!!!

    Rangers!!!! Rangers!!!! Rangers!!!! Rangerss!!!! rangers!!!!!

    Lets go boyzzzz , make sum noise!!!!!!!!

    LETS GO RANGERS!!!! LETS GO RANGERS!!! LETS GO RANGERS!!!! LETS GO RANGERS!!!!!!

  38. Kreider is in now, Scott out. Aldredsson out.

    NHL debut for the kid.

    Lot of gamesmanship going on with lineups … and further proof of how stupid Twitter is … everybody, me included, bit it hook, line and sinker.

    also, my internet connection howsons, so I don’t know how much I’ll be joining youse tonight.

  39. LETS GO RANGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    LETS GO RANGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    LETS GO DUCKY DAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    LETS GO TONY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Gotta come out with intensity!! Gotta make them pay physically. Gotta batter them, gotta hurt them, make them feel pain, destroy them, kill them, murder them, strangle them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    FINISH!!! KILL!!!!!!

  40. iDoodie machetto: get well Tony on

    Predictions on Kreider’s stat line? I’m gonna say 8:30, 2 shots, 1 hit, -1.

  41. for those inclined you might want to say a little prayer
    for Chris (and the rest of the team) right about NOW

  42. Down Goes Brown ? @DownGoesBrown

    Hockey fans: “Every series is out of control, this is awful!” NJ/Florida: “We’ve been clean!” Fans: “Shut up, nobody wants to watch you.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    hah!

  43. hey IIlb so glad you are there for Tony!

    and yes soon as I heard McKillMe had a meeting I knew this was going to be a bad night…

  44. Ott announcers said there was stuff going on with Scott and someone on Ott (Neil?) during warmups and then Cally and Spezza during the ceremonial faceoff… but when they showed the video nothing happened. Anyone see more?

  45. PP and PK huge tonight as they are going for total pansification in light of last games shenanigans.

  46. iDoodie machetto: get well Tony on

    If he’s on the first line, my stat line is going to be wayyyyyy off.

  47. PruBelongs

    CBC showed Konopka and Scott talking, Konopka shooting pucks at the empty net after warmups, then just made a joke about Callahan’s stick accidentally catching Spezza at the ceremonial faceoff.

  48. WTB!!! Staal and Anisimov think this is a gd scrimmage.
    move your aasen and move that puck!!

  49. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Oh fug Jorek…..my bad….I miss Jokeh, but not cause he always made me mess up who is who…..kinda like you and Ag in person :)

  50. c’mon Chris. stop gliding!!
    you’re not in college anymore.
    move your feet
    use your body

  51. Thanks LW3H, I thought that’s what all it was with the ceremonial faceoff but the Scott/Konopka seemed like a non-issue

  52. Again, this broadcast is awful. All you hear all game is long from these chumps is about how good the Senators are. These 2 NBC losers are sucking their milk from the Senators’ nips

  53. Noah-auer-uccarello-minger-agelin, 29 on

    Never thought I’d say this about this team, but they look a tad scared/tentative out there.

  54. Butler’s been good in this game, but I havent heard a Ranger’s name yet. Worthless spineless losers

  55. So we’ve got Stepan, who can’t score recently, playing with Mitchell, who can’t score, playing with Rupp, who can’t score much. Terrific.

  56. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    a hearty FU to ALABAMA AND COMCAST!!
    finally they put something on the tv saying they moved the game to the HD channel

  57. got to be honest, Kreider hasnt impressed yet. pretty underwhelming penalty in general for the team

  58. LOVE IT from Maloney:
    WHOA! jason spezza. a lot tougher guy than on the road. hahahahaha

  59. Lev April 16th, 2012 at 8:04 pm
    got to be honest, Kreider hasnt impressed yet. pretty underwhelming penalty in general for the team

    You are not serious are you? He has played 2 or 3 shifts in his first game in the NHL in a pressure cooker. Give the kid a BREAK!

  60. Kreider’s got to realize that unlike college
    he’s gotta go hard into the zone and
    SMASH the d-man and go after the puck.

    he glides when gets in there like it’s a BC game.

  61. if you all expect kreider to be savior tonite then we all may as well have clean out locker day tom. come on.

    need arty and dubi to get there butt in gear

  62. The refs are aware that Prust was just boarded, right?

    Kreider looks 100% disinterested. Trade him!

  63. Theres Bill Piece of Carcilllo McCreary. He EFFED US. This piece of carcillo worthless piece of worthless trash.

  64. ahh right but if John Scott would be playing youd be singing a different tune. you give me a break.

  65. eric is right – this is exactly what I expected from Kreider. He will adjust. Have faith!

  66. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Yev, thank you!!!! I am not paying any attention to bullcarcillo comments on Kreider…..hartnell

    sorry, forgot who, but Golden Boy is a Seinfeld ref……

  67. Despite Bill McCreary not doing this game because he retired a year ago, he’s still screwing the Rangers…

  68. This piece of trash Brian Hayward said that the chance to run a Rangers Dman through the boards is as good as a scoring opportunity.

  69. i’m just saying about Kreider
    he did better last time.
    he actually hit the man in the offensive zone.
    getting more comfortable

    nice outlet pass out of our zone

  70. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Get your boys together at the break Torts…..come on boys!!!! It’s LGBT!!!!

  71. Um…That was me NYR! I take back every negative thing I ever said about Karlsson’s defensive ability.

  72. that was less of good defense by Karlsson than it was poor decision by Feds. Karlsson took away the pass but Feds had about 5 seconds to shoot the puck and didnt.

  73. saw this on Reddit:

    “Senators fined $10,000 for interrupting a Ranger player’s pre-game interview. Should have just slammed his face into the glass four times.”

  74. CraigWeather on

    Paging Marion Gaborik…. Stop smelling Christmas trees and turn it up a notch. I swear, anytime it’s a physical tight-checking game (playoffs) this guy disappears :/

  75. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    Can’t get a shot off , Can’t get the frickin puck outta the zone …can’t see the puck dribbling through there legs half the time when it was there own player who passed it to them.

    Other then that , KEEP IT UP !!!!

    LETS GO GO GO GO GO GO GO GO!!!!

  76. Nevermind, guys. Boston Bill McCreary isnt doing this game, I shouldnt have listened to these 2 criminals on CNBC.

  77. Kreider is faster than Hagelin for sure. But you can tell he’s nervous as all hell. The only good part about it is that he’s getting this out of his way now.

  78. HA!!!!
    Carp said similar thing!!!!

    i feel for Chris to be put in this situation
    but he seemed to do better on last shift.
    hope he starts getting STIFFER as game goes on.

  79. He needs time, that outlet pass should give him a little booster…..Let’s wait with trading him yet

  80. Ok, Kreider got through the first period. He needs to stop thinking and play hockey. You can see he’s tentative. Just play, kid… you have the skill.

  81. This is a sickening broadcast to be subjected to. These 2 losers talking about them all game long, except for a few mentions of Henrik and Kreider. If I didnt watch games before, I wouldnt know any of the other Rangers players.

  82. Matt. It is his first NHL game and it is a pressure cooker game. Give the kid a break. Of course he is tentative…

  83. Kreider is plainly afraid of getting a big bad minus. Doubt that will change for a while. Hope
    Torts tells him to relax and play.

  84. Kreider is learning.

    little bit of standing around. can’t do that on the NHL.

    I haven’t been paying close enough attention to see the speed yet.

  85. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    btw,on the radio broadcast they called him Kreeder……not Kryder…..ha!!! It’s Gabby all over again! His needs a nickname!!!

  86. I was so happy when Ranger hater McCreary retired last year. Now the NHL puts him in charge of the officials? Boy, now I’m missing Bruce Hood and Wally Harris.

  87. question : you are willing to lose the series as long as kreider gets these jitters out of the way? i certainly am not.

  88. Jobi-Wan Kenobi on

    It’s good hat Kreider is being a little cautious his first period. Don’t wanna make any huge mistakes and get those butterflies out. I’ll expect he’ll looks better as game goes on. I didn’t think he looked bad out tere anyway. He wasn’t any worse than anyone else on his line

  89. Mickey Mouselette on

    C’mon eveyone! Sing the mouseketeer song and react to this game
    just like me. Every single moment!!!!!

    Or there vill be conzekvences!!!!

  90. i have cnbc for the telecast. they think the sens had the better play I do not.

    the feds screw up 2 on 1, boyle on the doorstep, another d man in the slot. rangers looked fine. stay out of the box.

    kreider is definitely concerned about his d assignment, a little to much standing still but he should get better as things go along. scott would have been a waste.

    just play hockey

  91. czechthemout!!!! on

    Clearly Kreider looked a little nervous out their considering the importance of this game and that he just had one three or four shifts he has not been terrible. In fact, I bet he looks much better in the second and even better in the third. Watch him get one tonight boys.

    How about the continued awful play of Mdz and Staal. What is their excuse for playing nervous? At least Kreider is as green as can be.

  92. CraigWeather on

    Tiki, couldn’t agree more. It was like this on Sat night too. Same duo. I dont think its possible they could be up ottawa’s aasens anymore….. Such a freaking bias. Hope our boys shut them up.

  93. JimboWooside on

    Didn’t like much of what I saw in that period – some phantom penalties on our boys, not enough scoring chances, too much time spent in our own end…

  94. Jobi-Wan Kenobi on

    Staal call was weak at best, lundqvist interfered with no call, Boyle for touching. Officials are awful

  95. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Yes!!!! Carp with the shout out for Tony!!!!!! Dave says get well too!!! I am crying!!!

  96. GET WELL TONY!!!! GET STIFF!!! (with or without the sponge bath)

    nice of Carp and Maloney to put that out there!

  97. Henrik needs to be Henrik till the boys find the net, like many games this season. Kreider was alright, expected to be nervous.

  98. The Sean Payton on

    Refs have them playing stiff.. Need to get the feet moving and stop getting out forechecked

  99. JObi – Tony is this awesome guy from NY who lives in Arizona and is a professional photographer and loves the Rangers almost as much as he loves Rose. He has a man cave to watch the games and he loves dressing his entire staff in Rangers Jerseys. Tony sometimes hates wearing pants and gets called “pantsless Tony” as a result. Also, Tony has been about 8 months without a cigarette so he’s also “Smokeless Tony”.

    *LGBT*

  100. Tiki

    yeah the fee is a few seconds after tv broadcast
    but it’s much more fun to listen to Maloney and Albert

  101. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Manny, was going to respond, but no need now….brilliant! Well done!!!

    Jobi, we love Tony……:) he is known as Tony from AZ…..

  102. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Spider, I asked tiki to, since he can do that stuff, and I am worthless……he got it!!!! Will be giving to Tony…..

  103. This plug goalie has faced 1 decent shot all night, the Rangers haven’t tested him at all. The Rangers are trying all the fancy cross ice crap, they need to just get the puck on goal and go hard

  104. High Desert High Roberto on

    best rangers chance of the period: girardi slap shot from the point.

  105. Callahan has been invisible tonight as well. I guess since we don’t have the puck and aren’t dumping it effectively could be the reason.

  106. i disagree, i think the longer this goes 0-0 the better it is for ottawa. especially if it goes to OT.

  107. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    boys are starting to control… man they gotta get a goal

  108. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    CTB lives!! this series, and game, makes me glad I have a litterbox as back up in my house

  109. I’ve never seen two teams handle passes and opprtunities worse than these two. Puck jumping on everyone.

  110. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    This game is TENSE!!! Don’t let Tony watch this!!! Im Serious.

  111. I don’t know how the rangers didn’t score there with a perfect pass behind the net and a wide open net to put the puck into.

  112. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    hey, the wheel of justice is better than the NHL! I played Kreider blind-side hit on Crybaby and got this:

    After careful consideration, Krieder has been suspended for 1 game for his actions on Sidney Crosby. In reviewing this play, we also took into consideration that it’s the playoffs.

    LOL!!!

  113. Kreider doing well this period. I wonder if his presence is affecting Gaborik/Richards’s games, i.e. not as willing to pass to him.

  114. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    they are making this guy look like freakin patrick roy

  115. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    fyi, Tony heard Carp….per Tony’s son: He heard it. My mom said he had a smile from ear to ear.

    yay!!!!!!!!!

  116. Rangers got to get back to grinding, cycling.. Game is too wide open. Can’t exchange chances with this team. We will get burned!

  117. N.CountryNYRFan on

    Kreider looks so gassed after every shift, you can tell he is no used to the NHL level of speed.

  118. someone put dubi out of my misery.

    i said he needed to be x factor and produce GOALS. and he still blows

  119. i’m sorry. Artie trying to go through 3 sens
    just playing dumb dumb dumb tonight.
    what perfect timing!

  120. duckbill platypus on

    if they make this kid look like patrick roy they need to get a good surgeon to replicate the massive jurassic underbite that is Roy’s lower jaw.

  121. Im so angry. No puck just luckily finds us open in front of the net like it did to tie the game for those losers on Saturday night.

  122. I will hand it to The Kreider – he has progressed leaps and bounds in two periods of NHL level hockey.

  123. Jobi-Wan Kenobi on

    I wish they would put Kreider with anger line just because Gabs and Richie want pass to him

  124. czechthemout!!!! on

    Much better second period for the team. Feds has to bury that. Kreider almost got one. He also looks a little winded at the end of his shifts. Needs to get more time to get acclimated to NHL shape. It will come. He had a much better second.

  125. duckbill platypus on

    Could we use Foligno as a verb? E.g., is the Senators coach trying to Foligno the referees?

  126. Don’t worry Mama. He’s doing so well. He progresses rapidly. He will be Gretzky in 6 periods of NHL hockey at this rate! He finished a check, got an opportunity and…..did anyone see how *FLIPPING FAST KREIDER IS* !?!?!? Wowzah!

  127. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    Can’t control the puck , Can’t score a goal , Can’t check anyone worth a carsillyo , Can’t pass the puck , Too many individual rushes…

    So LETS PICK IT UP!!!

    YEAH baby!!!!! THIRD PERIOD is OURS!!!! LETS AMP UP THIS ACTION!! Pound home some PUCKS!!!!

    WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! We Got ‘em right where we want ‘em!!!!

    LETS GO RAAAAAAANGERS!!!!!!!!!!

    Callahan . time to score!!

    Heyyy btw Gaborik and Richards , START passing to Kreider already!!!!!! For pete sakes.

  128. Kreider had a better period, still had one bad giveaway in the latter part of the period, but that’s forgiven but looks gassed on every shift

  129. He did look a little winded and yes Manny, Kreider is fast. He is already Gretzky.

  130. We are seeing the difference between College and NHL hockey. Kreider played much longer shifts at BC but clearly with less effort. Look at how much he has progressed. His speed is unreal. For that alone keep him going.

  131. I now saw his speed, wow! now he has to learn when.

    Definitely looked better. NHL all star by the OT.

    woo hoo!!!!!

  132. Hank has the snarl tonight. Can you imagine him in the room right now. He will not let this team down!!! The kreider almost lit it btw.

  133. Could someone — anyone — on this team lift the byfuglien puck higher than a foot off the ice? I’m looking at you, Prust and Dubi. It should be at least 2-0 right now.

    Sam keeps ranting “great save!!” but Anderson is just letting the puck hit him. He hasn’t had to be acrobatic or anything like that.

  134. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    I need to pay full attention to 3rd and not you lovely wonderful stooges/friends/same thing for a bit :) …… LGR!!!!!!!!!!

  135. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    Kreider is lucky not to have gotten a high sticking major earlier or he’d be GONE!!

    Fire it up!!

    Lets Go!!

    TIME TO SCORE!!

    GO TIME!!!

    DO IT!!

    Rock N ROLL!!!

    HEY HEY HEY!!!

    LETS GO RANGERS!!!

    GO GO GO GO GO GO GO GO!!!!

  136. During the panthers stanley cup run, a lifetime ago, one of the players killed a rat with his hockey stick in the locker room.. Hence, The Rats thrown out on the ice.

  137. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    MOMMA!!! Where all crazy now!!!

    GO RANGERSSSS!!!!!

  138. It was Scott Mellanby. Other than Beezer that had to be the least talented group of players to make it to the finals in the last 20 years.

  139. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    I say the Rangers come out and kick some azz .

  140. about ready to pop a blood vessel
    after all the dumbness perpetrated by the Rangers

    just waiting for that rebound or bounce to go the sens

    feel like that script is playing itself out.

    (sorry to be negative but cheering for the Rangers doesn’t give one much opportunity to feel lucky)

  141. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    same here Mickey. neither is the blue moon from 625

  142. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    CT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! how the hell have i just noticed you now?? YAAAAAAAAAAY

  143. The Rangers can not exchange chances with this team in a wide open game. That plays right into their hands. We have to get back to our tight defense and cycling down low. Control the puck in deep in the Senators end…

  144. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    Ya shouldn’t of ate before this one Mickey!!!

  145. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    so glad you’re here CT!!!

    THE POWER OF KREIDERMAS COMPELS YOU!!

  146. I DONT UNDERSTAND!!!!!!!!!

    Why do I keep hearing the god damn name ZACK SMITH????????????

    Cant it just be SMITH!?!??!

    WHo gives a flying carcillo what the loser’s name is..

  147. BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEE

  148. BOYLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEee

    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHHAHAHA

  149. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    FLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAVAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  150. ZzZz NYR ZzZz© " Don't stepan the logo!!!"...says Greg L. on

    YES yes YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!!!

  151. Yeah!!!!!!!!!

    BIG!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BOSTON BOYLER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BOOOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BANG!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

  152. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    GASBOYLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  153. Hey Carp, is your internet connection working on the metric system up there and you couldnt figure out the conversion;)

  154. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Hartnell you Sens!!!! Who wants to trade Boyle now???????????? yay!!!!!!!!!!!!

  155. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    wait! HOLY CRAP AGRAVAINE TOO!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  156. i think they are counting down from 20 and when they hit 11, they are going alfie alfie alfie

  157. This game is why this country needs socialized medicine — I’m about to have a heart attack.

  158. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    i think they are demanding that ALF be put back on tv

  159. I went out to walk the dog and I just knew when I did that we would score.

    The dog will need more walks tonight!

    Boyle MVP!!!!!!!!!!!

  160. Mickey Mouselette on

    What was weak was Mac D’s clearing attempt, with plenty of time,
    that started a two-minute barrage by Sens, much as the same kind
    of attempt started their demise in game 4 against the Caps last
    spring, up 3-0.
    Amazing testament to other facets of their game that they wins so
    many playing uphill with poor faceoffs, bad clearance…

  161. couple days ago you were saying cant have veterans taking penalties like Richards took. well you cant have your captain take penalties with 7 mins left in the game.

  162. Boyle and Stralman have been our best two players this series. Anisimov is third, IMO.

  163. jpg – mine, too. so glad you did. i thought i broke my tv when i was celebrating.

  164. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    Hank getting feisty i like it… even better without those guys talking

  165. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Boyle has to get that tiny sad hat on his great big beautiful bearded head……

  166. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Wish we were at home……nuzzles away, sure, but I want a salute!!!!! Go Hank! Go Boyle! Go Tony!

  167. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    THE RIGHT WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  168. YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BIG MOTHERFUGGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    FUGG YEAH BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HENRIK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BOYLER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    FUGG YOU BETTMAN/SHANAHAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  169. YES!!!!!!!!!!!

    Before the game I told my daughter 2 things:
    Brian Boyle
    Lundqvist needs to be great, not just good

    I LOVE THIS TEAM!!!!!!!!

  170. And that’s why he’s the King. That was a HUGE game by him.

    Now if the REST OF THE BYFUGLIEN team would show up… we won because our goalie was better.

  171. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    My God I feel as if i just finished a triathlon

  172. Lundqvist was beyond great in that final minute…. Let alone the whole game!!!
    And Boyle…. He’s playing like I’ve never seen!!! Love it!! Great game!!!

  173. 1. Hank
    2. Strahlman
    3. Boyle

    but im sure someone doing the review tomorrow will put Kreider instead of Strahlman.

  174. Oh. Man. And at the end- we won with a better goalie. And a dime-a-dozen. Gotta love it.

  175. a couple of people were saying that Hank wasnt having a good series… um…. come again?

  176. JimboWooside on

    I’ve never smoked in my life, but I could use a puff right now – Jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez!

  177. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Sorry, had to rewind Hank’s reaction etc about 10 times…….YEAH BABY!!!!!!

  178. Mama
    my mind is so messed up right now
    i have to keep reminding myself that
    tomorrow is BROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCE night!!

  179. Hank is indeed the KING!!

    They were chanting his name in derision.. How fitting that Boyler stuck it to them and scored the only goal of the game. WOW..

  180. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    there is NOTHING better than playoff hockey victories!!!!!!!!

    14 to go

  181. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    jpg!!!!! what a week for you!!!!! we haven’t talked about my night yet, so let’s trade notes tomorrow!!!! LGR! LGB! LGBT!!!!!!

  182. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    eric and all, ilb has his hands full with his own work and Tony, so you all just say healthy OK!!!!!

  183. It must awfully painful for Ottawa fans to see Boyle getting the GWG after the last game…

  184. The 1 negative about this game and i guess the last game is the lack of goals by the Gaborik/Richards line…of course they didnt haveHagelin for 5min last game and Kreider playing his 1st NHL game with them tonight, you’d expect that

  185. Speaking of Tony. I have to confess. I’m not sure what I was afraid more of- them losing tonight, or going to see Tony tomorrow after they lost!

  186. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    there is NO WORD in existence to describe Hank… none

  187. Sens in five looks carcillo-ey doodie. Unless you were channeling your inner Miami. In which case this bush league goalie we have couldn’t stop the Nicaraguan national jai-lai team if he didn’t get this lucky. Otoh carps rangers in five still seems legit.

  188. czechthemout!!!! on

    Lundquist, Boyle and McD won this game tonight.

    Special kudos go out to Brian Boyle who has been nothing short of outstanding in the last month and especially in the playoffs.

  189. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Ha! ilb, you can safely go with a smile on your face, which I’m sure he will have too!!! And he heard Carp on radio! Life is good and getting better……LG all!!!!!

  190. Joekuh - 15 more...LGBT! on

    my 3 stars.

    1. boyle
    2. lundqvist
    3. stralman

    krieder did good in his 1st game. he’s faster than even advertised. once he gets used to game speed, he’ll do quite alright for himself.

    thought i’d see more out of dubinsky, at least hitting wise. hopefully he’ll get on the scoresheet positively in game 4.

    home ice advantage again!!! feels good…

  191. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Olga, tell your nephew, or third cousin, or step-step-step cousin son to get lost :)

  192. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    wow, and now Joekuh too (not to be confused with Jorek, like I do) !!!! Huh!!!! Nice to see you back….where the hartnell you been!!!!

  193. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    CT, so that means his body has breached the atmosphere?

  194. ilb
    i want to send Tony some old school CDs
    do you or does he have earbuds/headphones
    and/or something to play ‘em?

  195. good!!!

    sending along some Dead related goods.
    i’m sure it’ll give him some healing vibes!!!

  196. That was a MONSTER game by Hank…the Rangers have really gotta step up their game. Boyle has been phenomenal and Stralman looks REALLY good but too many guys just aren’t elevating their game it seems.

    A 2-1 series lead, the one loss coming in OT…the Rangers could easily be up 3-0 in this series but they could also be down 1-2. It’s really gonna be a tough, hard-fought series. I’m still thinking Rangers in six but they gotta pick it up a bit. Give Hank some breathing room and stop making it easy for Anderson (ie: Feds brain fart not shooting the puck)

    All that being said, the Rangers responded as we thought they would.

    Brian Boyle…man alive, he’s kicked his game up ten notches.

    Put Hank’s end of game saves there with Richter’s saves in that ’96 Montreal playoff game. Just phenomenal reflexes.

    Good night everybody! Sure is easy to sleep after a playoff win, isn’t it? :-)

  197. Hockey gods aren’t pleased with the Caps over the top celebrations, you lose again suckers.

  198. peace all

    awesome nailbiter there. wow.

    How do I sum up this win?

    We have Hank and you don’t.

  199. LOL @ me. I was all set to watch the Blues/Sharks game, then got blindsided by Crosby’s mug cause NBCS is blacking out the game here

  200. Fat Guy in A Little Coat on

    Should have put Freddy Garcia on the Rupp line to shake things up a bit – he tends to throw balls and pucks right onto bats and sticks

  201. Shanny Toucan Folkyerself on

    Ow. Owwww. Ouch. Stop! Mama, I’ll quit! Oohh. Ow. Homina homina… OOOF! Ungh. Oh, Lord! Make it stop!!!

  202. ThisYearsModel on

    Good thing Carkner intimidated Brian Boyle. He sure looked fraidy scared, didn’t he?

  203. Mickey, isn’t the Blues game being carried on their regional (local) cable channel?

  204. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    ilbzo, is that the nice way of saying Torts was tight lipped?

  205. hey Torts has house payments and stuff
    figures just about anything he says could possible
    be interpreted by buttman as a reason to dole out another fine.

  206. FREE HAGELINCalPruBoylahan GET WELL SOON TONY!!! on

    Thank you to the parents of Henrik Lundqvist for their night of passion and KING MAKING!

  207. Joekuh - 15 more...LGBT! on

    blogmama, i’ve been here, just reading
    more and posting less. you learn more when u read more.

    nice to see all the stralman love tonight. i think he’s been our best d-man of the series, to be honest.

  208. Jimbo, it is. Game is on FSMW (Fox Sports MidWest). I had forgotten about it though, lol.

  209. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    Joekuh, as Jorek has learned……stay a while.

    if you can respond to
    me in jpg haiku I know
    you have been reading….but you should

    post more often….:)

  210. Blogmama Go Tony!!!! on

    good question…..won’t even begin to answer or ponder that. My puck has been threatened enough……

  211. kreider plays for Mitchell when Hags is back.

    he did well.. the game must have been a blur for him.

    wow

  212. First time, loooooooooong time.

    Love the w . The stats for shots, hits and and (most of all) faceoffs were terrifying. This is what we feared comin in right? A ‘speed team’ outplaying us. But we’ve got THE KING. What a competitor!

    Aaaaaaaand now I go and buy a boyle jersey online…

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