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140 Rangers/Sather statement on the tragedy in Russia

From the NYR: RANGERS STATEMENT ON TRAGIC PLANE CRASH IN RUSSIA Former Rangers Defensemen Alexander Karpovtsev and Karel Rachunek, and 2003 Draft Pick Jan Marek Among the Victims New York, September 7, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather issued the following statement regarding the tragic…

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190 Tragic summer gets worse for hockey; Russian team plane crashes

Here is one story from RT.com. Here is another from USA Today. Follow Russian reporter Dmitry Chesnokov’s twitter reports: @dchesnokov. Among the well-known former NHLers believed to be on the aircraft were Pavol Demitra, who was a close friend of the Rangers’ Marian Gaborik, former Ranger Karel Rachunek, and possibly…

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37 Enough already

… I mean, are you building an ark yet? Geez. Anyway, here’s some info on the Rangers’ Fashion’s Night Out tonight at the NHL store. Still working on getting the Traverse City roster with uniform numbers. Also still waiting for volunteers to review the first few games. If interested, drop…

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105 Brad Richards for the early birds

If you’re up and near a radio or a TV, Brad Richards is going to be a guest on the Boomer and Carton show on WFAN/MSG this morning at 8 a.m. I imagine you can catch it again on either outlet’s web site, or when MSG re-runs the show later…

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86 Happy Labor Day & the unofficial start of hockey season

Enjoy your holiday. Remember, this week hockey begins with the Traverse City prospects tournament Saturday through next Wednesday. Next week, the Rangers report officially for training camp with physicals on Friday, Sept. 16, and on-ice training Saturday, Sept. 17. So here we go, after a dreadfully long summer. Just wondering…

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109 Live from Yankee Stadium

Ugh. Well, at least they’re playing Toronto, so it’s kind of like a hockey game, two anthems (I presume), etc. Got nada. Figured it was time for a new thread for youse. See ya during the ballgame.

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173 Joint statement re: Boogaard, Rypien, Belak

From the NHL and the NHLPA: NEW YORK/TORONTO (September 1, 2011) — The following statement was released jointly today by Don Fehr, Executive Director of the National Hockey League Players’ Association, and Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League: “Everyone at the National Hockey League and the National Hockey…

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170 Ready for some football?

I’m not. But since there isn’t much hockey to discuss until Traverse City … and since I’m sure a lot of you also watch football (American brand) … My friend ang former long-time colleague Ernie Palladino, who covered the Giants forever, has written a book: “Lombardi And Landry: How Two…

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88 I’m back

Had a little trouble with Irene. Couldn’t get on the internet, etc. But I’m back now. I see the coward was back for a while. What a surprise. Hope you all got through the storm OK.

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169 Guest blogger: Latona

As many of you may or may not know, I traveled to Prague, CZE for the NHL Premiere to watch our (trolls and Carp aside) beloved New York Rangers face off against our adopted Tampa Bay Lightning. This guest blog will just be a collection of memories, hockey related and…

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156 Guest blogger: eddie, eddie, eddie

WARNING: Reading this blog post, without wearing rose colored glasses, may cause the following side effects: anger, disbelief, annoyance, shock, rage, constipation & diarrhea (at the same time), vomiting, dizziness, and in some cases….death. Should you or anyone you know read this posting and experience such a reaction, immediately seek…

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24 Season subscriber Fan Fest postponed to Sept. 10

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS SEASON SUBSCRIBER FAN FEST POSTPONED TO SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER New York, August 26, 2011 – The Rangers Season Subscriber Fan Fest scheduled for Saturday, August 27th will be postponed due to inclement weather forecasted.  Fan Fest is rescheduled for Saturday,…

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148 Batten down the hatches …

… whatever the hell that means. Between us, I’m scared carcillo-less about this byfuglien storm headed our way. Maybe it’s because when we had that tornado/mini-hurricane thing in March, 2010, all those trees fell on my house and we were without electricity for a week, and we had a lot…

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153 Guest blogger: Noah

“A Chris Drury Tribute” FULL DISCLOSURE: I 100 percent supported and was beyond thrilled on July 1, 2007. While I thought signing Gomez was nice, I was hyperventilating when the Drury signing was announced.  While I did actually want Nylander to return (Jagr would never end up being the same), I…

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171 Guest blogger: Rob Kneeter

By Rob Kneeter, Brooklyn Born and Bred Hockey can mean different things to many people. It could be something to watch as people love to see the fighting. It could be something to watch to pass the time. It can be something that is stumbled upon by someone just flipping…

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154 Stood up

Well, my guest blogger today was a no-show. Kind of like Chris Higgins. Not a big deal, and I’m really not mad. And if he/she shows up with a post, I’ll put it up as soon as possible. Or hold it for another day. Until then, talk amongst yourselves.

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72 Guest blogger: AFrey94

2011-12 Season Preview: The Renaissance (editor’s note: Alex is a freelance writer and director of operations for Skintology, a medical spa in Chelsea.  He also runs a tobacco filtration startup called Smoke Skreen). The common term among die hard hockey fans for the month of August is “hockey hell,” which…

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44 Goin’ golfin’

Hi kids. I’m at the Senior Players golf championship today, then on vacation for a week Monday. Not going anywhere, so I’ll be here a whole bunch during the vacation, but we do have a pile of guest bloggers lined up. Hope they all remember to write and to send…

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71 The first day of the rest of Chris Drury’s life

Because yesterday, when Drury surprised everybody by anouncing his retirement — through the players’ union — we didn’t really get a chance to discuss NHL.com’s 30-in-30 on the Rangers In case you missed it, here’s the main story. For the whole package go to NHL.com. And here is the video…

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176 Chris Drury retires (updated)

This announcement just came in from the NHLPA: CHRIS DRURY RETIRES AFTER 12 NHL SEASONS …veteran forward played in 892 NHL games TORONTO (August 19, 2011) – Chris Drury announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) following a 12-year career. After being drafted by the Quebec Nordiques…

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