Author James Kwasnik

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157 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my story on last night’s game, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) I didn’t see an eight-game winning streak coming. I really didn’t. Actually I’ve never seen one, not as a reporter, with the Rangers, since their last came 40 years ago, in 1974-75, right around this same…

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4 Rangers 3, Devils 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Devils 1. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games. Prior to their current streak, the last time the Rangers won at least eight consecutive games was when they posted…

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520 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 33. Devils at Rangers. The sinking Devils play their first game under new coaches Scott Stevens and Adam Oates (and Lou Lamoriello) following Pete DeBoer’s dismissal on Friday. Not only have the Devils struggled, having won 12 of their first 36 games, but they are also down to…

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1 Devils at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Saturday, Dec. 27, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Devils: 12-17-7 (31 pts) Rangers: 18-10-4 (40 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their three-game homestand against the New Jersey Devils in a Metropolitan…

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483 Rangers-Flames in review

Thoughts: 1) I still don’t think the Rangers are near where they will eventually be. But points are points are points, and they need them, and eight points in four games really moves you up in the standings. I think they were better against Pittsburgh, even though they blew the…

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62 Rangers 5, Flames 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 5, Flames 2. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games, and extended their road winning streak to three games. New York has outscored its opponents, 16-6, during the four-game winning streak and…

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425 Rangers at Oilers … It’s Go Time!

Game 28. Rangers at Oilers. The NHL’s latest scourge, the mumps, which claimed glamor boy Sidney Crosby this morning, has taken one of the Rangers’ hottest players out of action the rest of this Western Canada swing. Derick Brassard was sent back to NYC today with a suspected case…

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10 NHL cancels more games, including All-Star

The Associated Press The NHL has called off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Nov. 23, the 69th day of the NHL’s lockout of its players. The new cancellations come as little surprise.…