Courtesy of the NYR: Team Notes: – The Rangers opened their 2013 regular season campaign tonight with a 3-1 loss against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. – The Blueshirts penalty kill was 7-7 (100%) in the contest. – The Rangers out-hit the Bruins, 34-27, and were credited with 10… Read More →
Game 1 Have you waited long enough for this game? Bunch of guys making their Rangers’ debuts: Rick Nash, Taylor Pyatt, Jeff Halpern and Brandon Segal. Plus Chris Kreider makes his regular-season NHL debut. Check out the new thingy on the left … it’s our Three Rangers Stars poll. You… Read More →
Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at BOSTON BRUINS Saturday, Jan. 19, 7:00 p.m. TD Garden – Boston, MA Rangers (last season): 51-24-7 (109 pts) Bruins (last season): 49-29-4 (102 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will begin their 2013 regular season against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden (7:00… Read More →
Don’t forget that we will have two new features for Three Rangers Stars starting tonight. One volunteer will pick his three stars to be included in my game wrapup. Still looking for volunteers so that I can line up at least one for each of the 48 games. If you… Read More →
FORWARDS: Three years ago, the Rangers had zero legit first-line forwards. Two years ago they had one (Marian Gaborik). Last year they had two (Gaborik and Brad Richards). This year they have three, with the addition of power forward Rick Nash. The lockout gave Gaborik time to heal from shoulder… Read More →
To repeat, because the post with this info yesterday got buried by the Redden buyout … We are going to do the volunteer Three Rangers Stars thing again this year. So if you are interested in doing a game, or games, email me at email@example.com. I will assign you a… Read More →
Grittier, or prettier? The Rangers lost some of their grinding personality in Brandon Prust, Brandon Dubinsky and Ruslan Fedotenko, and a big part of their game was battling for every inch of ice. Some of that has been replaced, and Rick Nash will use his big body, too. But this… Read More →
Here’s the official word from the NYR: RANGERS BUY OUT DEFENSEMAN WADE REDDEN NEW YORK, January 17, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has bought out the contract of defenseman Wade Redden. Redden, 35, registered five goals and 35 assists… Read More →
But before we get to all of that, a couple of things about our usual gamenight madness. We are going to do the volunteer Three Rangers Stars thing again this year. So if you are interested in doing a game, or games, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will assign you… Read More →
First the news. Brandon Segal practiced with the team … he did not have to clear waivers to get here, but will need to go through waivers go back down. Tortorella spoke pretty highly of him afterward. He will wear No. 42 in Boston. Wade Redden cleared waivers and the… Read More →
From the NYR: RANGERS ACQUIRE FORWARD BRANDON MASHINTER Send Forward Tommy Grant and a conditional pick to San Jose NEW YORK, January 16, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired forward Brandon Mashinter from San Jose in exchange for… Read More →
Here’s my story for The Journal News and LoHud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – There are myriad reasons the Rangers ought to be better this year than last, and the one that probably gets most overlooked is this: They will have Marc Staal from Day 1. The Rangers’ defenseman, alternate… Read More →
Carp’s Rangers Report Chat
Be there. Or else. Bring your questions, comments, ideas, thoughts, j(g)ibberish, whatever. Ya boys are off the ice today, so we can chat it up through lunch time. Don’t forget to follow me on twitter (yes, me, on twitter) @RangersReport.
One of many reminders: Live Chat Wednesday at noon. Be there. ******************************************* Here’s my notebook from camp today: Two of Glen Sather’s biggest mistakes could be freed from their contracts by Saturday and thus, conceivably, continue their NHL careers. Defenseman Wade Redden, whom Sather signed to a six-year, $39 million… Read More →
First some quick stuff: Brad Richards missed a third day in a row with the flu. The Rangers will not work out on the ice tomorrow, instead doing classroom/video meetings, so MSG Network’s training camp special has been pushed back to Thursday. Listen to Torts when he is asked if… Read More →
From MSG: MSG NETWORK TO TELECAST LIVE RANGERS PRACTICE “Rangers Training Camp Live” Wednesday, January 16 Starting at 11:00 a.m. Two-Hour Special to Feature Sam Rosen, Joe Micheletti, Dave Maloney, John Giannone, Al Trautwig and Kenny Albert, Plus Interviews with Players and Coaches New York, NY (January 14, 2013) –… Read More →
OK, now try it … SORRY — THE MGMT. John Tortorella: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/torts011413.MP3] Rick Nash: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/nash011413.MP3] Henrik Lundqvist: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/lundqvist011413.MP3] See if you can guess what story I’m working on today. No prizes for correct answers.
I’m headed to camp again today, with more audio for youse all. Later in the week, probably Thursday or Friday, I will have my season preview, etc. We’re also planning another one of those nice Live Chat thingies you guys seem to enjoy so much, on Wednesday, noonish. Plan accordingly…. Read More →
To see photographer Seth Harrison‘s photo gallery from the first day of training camp, please click here.