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205 Happy Christmas Eve!

Well, hockey Christmas, anyway. And you know that the GM of your team likes to put big, expensive presents under your tree and in your stockings. So we’ll see. Judging by the traffic here this week — idiots aside — youse all seem pretty excited about tomorrow’s holiday. Anybody taking…

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249 The official Drury buyout announcement

From the Rangers: RANGERS BUY OUT FORWARD CHRIS DRURY New York, June 29, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has bought out the contract of forward Chris Drury. “Chris is a consummate professional, a tremendous competitor and an even better…

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207 Four new Hall of Famers

The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced that Ed Belfour, Mark Howe, Doug Gilmour and Joe Nieuwendyk are the Class of 2011 inductees. More in a bit. —————— Here’s the release from the Hockey Hall of Fame: HOCKEY HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2011 INDUCTEES TORONTO (June 28, 2011) – Bill…

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271 Inching closer to July 1

I’ve been holding out on my Pros/Cons on the Brad Richards sweepstakes. I’ve got to tell you, I’m waffling, sort of as I did last year with Ilya Kovalchuk. Got a lot of reasons to go either way. Maybe we can get into it later on today, or tomorrow. Meanwhile,…

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521 Rangers’ prospects hit the ice today

Hope everybody’s in a better mood today than they were yesterday. Don’t know if I’ll be able to get any time this week to get over to the practice facility for the prospects camp. But I’m sure some of our favorite brethren on the Rangers beat will be there. So…

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285 NHL entry draft in review

From the Rangers: RANGERS MAKE SIX SELECTIONS IN 2011 NHL DRAFT Blueshirts select 4 forwards and 2 defensemen New York, June 25, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather, along with Director of Player Personnel, Gordie Clark, oversaw the club’s activity in the 2011 NHL Entry…

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88 Draft over, Sather speaks

Rangers president/GM Glen Sather addressed the media in attendance in Minnesota following the draft today and discussed a number of issues, though some of those vaguely, including the futures of Chris Drury and possibly Matt Gilroy, and the trade of Evgeny Grachev for a third-round pick. Gordie Clark also commented…

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34 NHL Entry Draft: Day 2

As we head into the second day of the draft, beginning with the start of the second round, keep in mind that your heroes are going to be spectators until Pick No. 106. Barring a trade, that is. Anyway, from the NHL, some first-round highlights: NOTES FROM THE 2011 NHL…

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301 It’s Go Time! (NHL entry draft version)

Let the wheeling, dealing and selecting begin. Your heroes pick 15th, barring a trade down (or up), and apparently are going to do something nice to remember the Boogey Man prior to their pick. Good for them. Here we go. ps, you can still get your Derek Boogaard T-shirts, proceeds…

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194 Pre-draft stuff (updated)

Just a few things as we get ready for the first round of the NHL draft tonight. First, Kevin DeLury of the New York Rangers Blog dropped me this note: “Just wanted to let you know that sales of the Derek Boogaard memorial logo t-shirt has raised $5,500 for Defending…

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89 NHL entry draft order: First three rounds

From NHL.com: ORDER OF SELECTION FOR THE 2011 NHL ENTRY DRAFT Round 1 1. Edmonton 2. Colorado 3. Florida 4. New Jersey 5. NY Islanders 6. Ottawa 7. Winnipeg 8. Philadelphia (from CBJ) 9. Boston (from TOR) 10. Minnesota 11. Colorado (from STL) 12. Carolina 13. Calgary 14. Dallas 15.…

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463 The 2011-12 schedule

Here’s the link from NHL.com. Here is the entire schedule, from the NHL (*-first two games in Stockholm): SCHEDULE FOR N.Y. Rangers Oct. 7 at Los Angeles, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 8 at Anaheim, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 15 at N.Y. Islanders, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 18 at Vancouver, 7:00 p.m. Oct. 20…

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146 NHL Awards show in review

OMG! Does somebody spend months trying to make the show worse? I mean, do they write this thing, and then change it over and over to make sure it stinks? 1) OK, so they go to Vegas for the money grab, forgetting for some reason that the NHL, you know,…

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224 NHL Awards odds

Courtesy of Bodog: NHL Awards Odds Odds to win the Calder Memorial Trophy Jeff Skinner, Carolina Hurricanes                         1/6 Logan Couture, San Jose Sharks                        11/2 Michael Grabner, New York Islanders                  12/1 Odds to win the Frank J. Selke Trophy Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks                        4/5 Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks                 7/4 Pavel…

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137 And the winners are …

Your heroes have zero nominees for NHL awards this evening in Las Vegas — a choice of cities that I find revoltingly disgusting as the NHL joins every other filthy league in going for the almighty dollar and every last nickel at any cost. But enough of that. In case…

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283 USA! USA!

Yesterday we touched on how it’s been a good time for the Euros and a bad time for the Americans. Well, maybe we exaggerated (except for the PGA Tour) just a bit. (By the way, for the second timd, an American won the Conn Smythe Trophy, though I can’t really…

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185 Lundqvist twins to play in preseason game Sept. 30

NEW YORK RANGERS TO PLAY SPECIAL EXHIBITION GAME IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, AGAINST THE FROLUNDA INDIANS ON SEPT. 30 New York/Toronto (June 20, 2011) – The New York Rangers will play a special exhibition game against the Frolunda Indians of the Swedish Elite League at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, on…

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