John Tortorella: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/torts011313.MP3] Henrik Lundqvist: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/lundqvist011313.MP3] Michael Del Zotto: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/delzotto011313.MP3] Ryan Callahan: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/callahan011313.MP3] Ryan McDonagh: [audio:http://lohud.com/audio/rangersaudio/mcdonagh011313.MP3]
Del Zotto’s deal is reportedly two years, $5.1 million; Gilroy’s is one year, $650,000 or so. Hope to have audio for youse later. From the NYR: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DEFENSEMAN MICHAEL DEL ZOTTO NEW YORK, January 13, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather… Read More →
From the NYR: RANGERS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS FOR 2013 REGULAR SEASON TO GO ON-SALE Wednesday, January 16 at 12:00 p.m. via NYRangers.com NEW YORK, January 12, 2013 – The New York Rangers announced today that individual tickets for the team’s 2013 regular season home games at Madison Square Garden will go on-sale… Read More →
Here is the NHL master schedule. Here is the Rangers’ schedule. Rangers’ 2013 regular-season schedule: (please let me know if there are any typos). Sat. 1/19 at Boston 7 p.m. Sun. 1/20 Pittsburgh 7 p.m. Wed. 1/23 Boston 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 1/24 at Philadelphia 7 p.m. Sat. 1/26 Toronto 7… Read More →
From the NHLPA: PLAYERS VOTE TO RATIFY NEW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH NHL OWNERS …MOU must still be completed by NHL and NHLPA TORONTO (January 12, 2013) – The members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have voted to ratify the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the… Read More →
The boys are off skates today, resting up for physicals and their brutal first day of camp tomorrow. But today the schedule is finally announced. We know — or we’re pretty sure we know — that the Rangers’ 48-game season begins Jan. 19 in Boston and that the home opener… Read More →
Didn’t write a story today, and since we’re still wrestling with this audio thing, here’s the notebook I put together after practice: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – As the Rangers’ only unsigned player, and as a restricted free agent, defenseman Michael Del Zotto’s leverage is limited. And it’s probably going… Read More →
This may fall into the department of “give us a break.” From the NHL: STATEMENT FROM JEREMY JACOBS, OWNER OF THE BOSTON BRUINS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE BOARD OF GOVERNORS NEW YORK (January 9, 2013) — Jeremy Jacobs, owner of the Boston Bruins and Chairman of… Read More →
Rick Carpiniello’s Rangers Report Chat
Bring your questions, comments, opinions, g(j)ibberish, whatever. Be there. Or else.
Fingers crossed, I think this Ryan Callahan interview, albeit brief, might work. Still having major tech problems with audio, though and this one might work sometimes and not work other times. callahan010813
Just one of about 10 or 12 reminders coming your way: First Live chat of the season at noon on Wednesday. Be there. Got a new laptop today. Still can’t do audio. Dammit. Hope to get it figured out (not to mention video) by Jan. 19. Don’t forget to follow… Read More →
Just wanted to give youse all a heads up. Be there, or else … & tell your friends. Also, hope to have Lundqvist & Del Zotto audio or transcripts later … And a special bonus: Callahan strongly disagreeing when it was suggested team was fatigued last year. Loved that one!
Here’s my story from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The Rangers hit the ice Monday – well, 15 of them did – and though they’d skated in groups throughout periods of the NHL owners’ lockout, this was different. “It was great,” new Rangers power winger… Read More →
Sorry again for the tech problems with the audio. I’m supposed to be getting a new, improved (how could it be worse than this p.o.c. Mac?) laptop for the season so this won’t continually happen. To review, 15 players skated today, including: Ryan Callahan, Brad Richards, Marc Staal, Ryan McDonagh,… Read More →
… but I can’t say they were unexpected. Hope to be in touch with tech help in the next little bit and get you audio from Tortorella, Richards, Callahan, Nash, Del Zotto, Boyle, etc. later. Or not.
When the 1994-95 lockout ended, Nick Kypreos traveled with Glenn Healy from Toronto to New York. When asked by a customs agent if they had anything to declare, Kypreos said, “No, the owners took it all.” And so it is with every lockout under the Lockout Commissioner. The owners win…. Read More →
While you (and I) were sleeping: By Ira Podell The Associated Press NEW YORK — The NHL and the players’ association reached a tentative agreement early Sunday to end a nearly four-month-old lockout that threatened to wipe out what was left of an already abbreviated season. A marathon negotiating session… Read More →
Associated Press/Canadian Press photos by Nathan Denette. (Photo No. 3, USA captain Jake McCabe (Caber!).
See that quote up there? That’s not about this lockout, or the last lockout, or the lockout before that. It’s from the 1992 players strike (which occurred in the final weeks of the regular season). John A. Ziegler (left), the small-minded president of the NHL at the time — more… Read More →