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59 Walk dogs with Torts

From the NYR: TICKETS ON SALE FOR NEW YORK RANGERS DOG WALK WITH COACH TORTORELLA TO BENEFIT THE WESTCHESTER HUMANE SOCIETY AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS DEDICATED TO THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS Sunday, September 9 – Riverside Park New York, August 15, 2012 –The New York Rangers announced today that tickets…

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94 “Still a wide gap between us and not much time to go”

Those  above are the words of Gary Bettman yesterday, foreboding words indeed. The CBA expires Sept. 15, and it’s almost a certainty IMO that there will be a lockout. How long that lasts is anybody’s guess. I’m taking the liberty of translating the commish’s words yesterday thusly: “Nice try with …

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246 The NHLPA takes a different route

Interesting stuff from the NHLPA and Don Fehr yesterday. Not sure if the league’s owners and commissioner think it’s a good idea, or something worth pursuing in bargaining, or if they crumple it and toss it in the bucket. I think if they decide it’s something they can discuss, tweak,…

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238 Big day for the PA

Today, the NHLPA is supposed to make its counter-proposal. So stay tuned to the widget over there ———-> Here is Kevin Allen’s story from USA Today. ***************************************** I think some of you might be interested in what I’m doing at my “other job” today. I’m supposed to be interviewing Ankie…

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141 Back to work … briefly

I’m taking a vacation from my vacation starting today, but I’ll be neck deep in work on my “other job” and not so much on hockey. Tomorrow’s going to be kind of an interesting day, with the NHLPA supposedly bringing back its counter-proposal, which I am going to go ahead…

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35 Guest blogger: Anthony M

Remembering Bonnie Prince Charlie By Anthony M October 5 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Rangers Hall of Fame goalie Chuck Rayner.  “Bonnie Prince Charlie” played eight seasons with the Blueshirts (1945-53) after spending his first two years with the Brooklyn Americans. Rayner signed with the Rangers as…

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48 Guest blogger: Peter, Part II

Many refer to being a sportswriter as a dream job.  Generally though, people who make that assumption are tremendous sports fans, usually with loyalties to very specific teams.  And obviously that runs in direct conflict with the principles of journalism, which require the utmost in objectivity.  You can be a…

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111 Guest blogger: Peter

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Don’t forget that NHL.com’s 30-in-30 today focuses on your New York Rangers.) ************************************************* The two dozen or so diehard Blueshirt faithful peered up at me from the line just inside of Madison Square Garden, that little area just outside the glass doors that lead to the lobby and…

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177 Thursday hockey talk

Not going to update you on the vacation so far … you don’t need to know the details of my golf swing, the cost of the new garage door springs, or that I still haven’t gotten my computer back from the geek, who’s had it since Saturday. Before we get…

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135 Guest blogger: Corey Brill

Good morning Rangers fans! Here is a brief introduction about me, which will hopefully put everything I say into some kind of context. Like many of you, I am a diehard Rangers fan, avid reader of Carps’ blog, season ticket holder, and a fan since birth. My first Rangers memory…

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18 Rangers’ Miller, Skjei and Fogarty selected to Team USA

From the Rangers: THREE RANGERS PROSPECTS SELECTED FOR 2012 USA HOCKEY NATIONAL JUNIOR EVALUATION CAMP NEW YORK, August 7, 2012 – New York Rangers prospects JT Miller, Brady Skjei and Steven Fogarty have been selected for Team USA’s final 34-man roster for its 2012 National Junior Evaluation Camp.  They will…

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104 Guest blogger: George Grimm

(Editor’s note: The author, a resident of Airmont, N.Y., is  former publisher/editor of SportStat the Rangers Report. He also wrote the Blue Seat Point of View column for the Blueshirt Bulletin for many years and currently writes the Retro Rangers column for Insidehockey.com.) Another Kind of Winter Classic By George…

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351 Summer of Carp off to a roaring start

First the desktop computer breaks down … leaving me to rely on this piece of carcillo Mac laptop all weekend, at least through today. Then, I’m out mowing the lawn Sunday when it starts to rain. But the garage door opener broke, and nobody is home, and I don’t have…

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66 Taking a day off … and more

I’m going to be taking a lot of days off the next few weeks leading up to the lockout, er, I mean, training camp. That doesn’t mean I won’t be here or that we’re going to shut down. I will be here and we won’t shut down. I just may…

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122 Rich Nash means better Cup odds for the Rangers

Just like that, with the addition of Rick Nash, the Rangers went from 12/1 to 9/1 odds to win the Stanley Cup (assuming there is a season) and are now 5/1 to win the Eastern Conference (behind only Pittsburgh at 7/2), according t0 Bovada (www.Bovada.lv,  Twitter: @BovadaLV). Here are the…

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139 NHL.com’s 30 in 30 begins … well, now it’s 28 in 28

I should have mentioned this earlier, that NHL.com has begun its annual 30 in 30, in which it examines the off-season moves and previews the upcoming season for each team within the span of a month. So far, they’ve done the Eastern Conference champion Devils (that hurts, huh?), and Brandon…

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229 Going nowhere, with nowhere to go

It’s officially the dog days now that we’re into August. Of course there’s the NHL-NHLPA saga, which is just beginning and with no end in sight. Here’s some video of the NHLPA’s Mathieu Schneider (former Ranger) meeting the media after yesterday’s session, courtesy of the players union (so take it…

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134 Happy August: CBA stuff just getting started

The players say they want to see the financials. The commissioner says the league provided 76,000 pages worth. I’m telling you, this thing is going to take a while, and I certainly appreciate that, this time, I haven’t had to cover this. It’s going to be tedious and lengthy. Kind…

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209 Guest blogger: Evan

Good morning!   I figured I’d start by introducing myself for those who don’t know me.  I comment from time to time when work and life permit but I visit all of you as a reader at least seven times a day during the season and once or twice a day…

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