Monthly Archives: March, 2013

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506 It’s Go Time! … Senators at Rangers

Game 23. Senators at Rangers. Ya boys on a four-game winning streak and can jump over the Devils and Senators and into the top six in the East with a regulation win tonight. They then begin a four-game road trip, and will play 16 of their final 25 on the…

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417 Rangers-Islanders in review

 Thoughts: 1) That’s at least five OT goals by Gaborik the last two seasons—including the triple-OT winner—and three of those on the 4-on-3 PP. He has eight goals, same as Rick Nash. He has four game-winners this season, FWIW. I know some of you don’t want to hear it –…

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305 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 (OT): Post-game notes

from the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES March 7, 2013 (Game 22, Away Game 8) Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers 2, Islanders 1 (OT) Team Notes: –      The Rangers defeated the New York Islanders, 2-1, in overtime tonight at Nassau Coliseum, to extend their winning streak to four…

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545 It’s Go Time! … Rangers at Islanders

Game 22. Rangers at Islanders. Ya boys have won three in a row as they start the road-heavy portion of their schedule at MSG East. They will play 17 of the final 27 on the road. After Ottawa at home tomorrow, they go on a four-game trip. Roman Hamrlik will…

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352 Rangers at Islanders tonight

pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS Thursday, Mar. 7, 7:00 p.m. Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers: 11-8-2 (24 pts) Islanders: 10-11-2 (22 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG…

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553 Official word on Staal … not much info; doesn’t sound good

From the Rangers: MARC STAAL INJURY UPDATE NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 – Following an injury suffered in last night’s game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined today in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon.  The injury has improved significantly and both doctors are…

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469 Rangers claim Roman Hamrlik off waivers from Washington

From the NYR: RANGERS CLAIM DEFENSEMAN ROMAN HAMRLIK OFF WAIVERS NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has claimed defenseman Roman Hamrlik off waivers from the Washington Capitals. Hamrlik, 38, was the first overall pick in the…

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268 Rangers-Flyers in review

Thoughts: 1) The Marc Staal injury. I don’t know what to make of it. You just hope something like that isn’t serious. Freakin’ scary though, wasn’t it. I was just mentioning to somebody in the pressbox last night that there were an awful lot of players on both teams with…

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21 Rangers 4, Flyers 2: Post-game notes, quotes

From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES March 5, 2013 (Game 21, Home Game 14) Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers 4, Flyers 2 Team Notes: –        The Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, to extend their winning streak to three games.…

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737 It’s Go Time! … Flyers at Rangers

Game 21. Flyers at Rangers. Ya boys have won two in a row, one of those in a contest unrelated to hockey after the hockey game ended. Brad Richards, cheap-shotted by noted cheap-shot artist Patrick Kaleta on Sunday (Kaleta was suspended for five games) is out tonight with what is…

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234 Flyers at Rangers tonight (7:30 start)

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Tuesday, Mar. 5, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 10-8-2 (22 pts) Flyers: 11-11-1 (23 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will conclude their four-game homestand when they face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison…

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644 NHL suspends Kaleta five games for cheapshot on Richards

From the NHL:       SABRES’ KALETA SUSPENDED FIVE GAMES FOR BOARDING NEW YORK (March 4, 2013) – Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been suspended for five games, without pay, for boarding New York Rangers forward Brad Richards during NHL Game No. 317 in New York on Sunday, March 3, the…

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475 Rangers-Baby Buffaloes in review

Thoughts: 1) This was more like last year for the Rangers. They got punched in the mouth and all of a sudden they decided to show up. Well, it wasn’t even a punch in the mouth, it was a dangerous, intentional, filthy hit by a cheap-shot artist of the lowest…

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59 Rangers 3, Sabres 2 (SO): Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES March 3, 2013 (Game 20, Home Game 12) Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers 3, Sabres 2 (shootout) Team Notes: –        The Rangers defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 3-2, in the shootout tonight at Madison Square Garden, to improve to…

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631 It’s Go Time! … Sabres at Rangers

Game 20. Baby Buffaloes at Rangers. Ya boys have won one in a row as they play the third of a four-game homestand and hit the 20-game mark in this 48-game Bettmaned season. By the time this homestand is done, the Rangers will have played 14 of their 24 home…

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206 Sabres at Rangers tonight (7:30 p.m. start)

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. BUFFALO SABRES Sunday, Mar. 3, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 9-8-2 (20 pts) Sabres: 8-12-1 (17 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. — TV:…

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907 Call me Mr. Hoops

Going to cover some local basketball championships Saturday and Sunday,  you know, because of my other job, so I won’t be doing much hockey. So keep an eye peeled on the widgets over there on the right ————> for any news breaks at Rangers practice today, and the morning skate…