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469 Maple Leaves at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Maple Leaves at Rangers. Ya boys play their home opener, with some of their retired-numbers guys in the house, and a new banner in the ceiling for their first (real) Garden game since Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. They come off a bad 5-2 loss…

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532 Rangers at Blue Jackets … It’s Go Time!

Game 2. Rangers at Blue Jackets. The undefeated Rangers visit Rick Nash’s old haunt. Nash is on pace for 164 goals and 246 points, which would both be records. Cam Talbot starts in goal, so Henrik Lundqvist gets the home opener Sunday against the Toronto Maple Leaves. Tanner Glass…

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739 Rangers at Blues … It’s Go Time!

Game 1. Rangers at Blues. Ya boys set out to duplicate and surpass what they did last season. Tall task. But they are as good or better than they were last year, theoretically anyway. They leap right back onto the horse with three games in four nights, a visit…

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99 Rangers at Devils … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 6. Rangers at Devils. This is it for ya boys. The final preseason game, and the final look for a bunch of players looking to earn spots before the Rangers make their cut down to 22 or 23 players Sunday or Monday and submit their cap-compliant roster…

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210 Blackhawks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 5. Blackhawks at Rangers. Ya boys play their last home game of the preseason. They close tomorrow in Newark. Henrik Lundqvist makes his fourth and final appearance, with Cam Talbot getting the full game against the Devils Saturday. Martin St. Louis see his first game action at…

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230 Rangers at Flyers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 4. Rangers at Flyers. Ya boys play Mr. Snider’s real Flyers tonight at the Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes, not the Adirondack Phantoms team they pummeled last night. Included in the lineup are Claude Giroux, returning from injury, Wayne (“We’re out for blood!”) Simmonds and…

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212 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 3. Flyers at Rangers. Light up the Empire State Building in Orange and Black! Mr. Snider’s team is in town! And the Flyers brought all their jackwagons — including the clown Zac Rinaldo, Zack (43 PIMs in three games) Stortini, Jay Rosehill and others. Good to see…

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238 Rangers at Blackhawks … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 2. Rangers at Blackhawks. Many of ya boys make their preseason debuts tonight, and in some cases their Rangers debuts — i.e. Anthony Duclair, who starts on a line with Derick Brassard and Rick Nash. Also for the first time in a Rangers uniform: Lee Stempniak, Ryan…

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322 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 1. Devils at Rangers. Ya boys open the preseason against their rivals. The Rangers, who lost five regulars from their lineup over the summer, will dress 12 new players or/and players vying for those spots tonight, and will likely have a much different lineup in their next…

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546 NHL Awards show … It’s Go Time!

From the NHL: 2014 NHL AWARDS FINALISTS AND WINNERS A full list of finalists for the 2014 NHL Awards: Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: Jaromir Jagr (NJ), Manny Malhotra (CAR), Dominic Moore (NYR) Calder Memorial Trophy: Tyler Johnson (TB), Nathan MacKinnon (COL), Ondrej Palat (TB) Frank J. Selke Trophy: Patrice Bergeron…

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1208 Game 5: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 5. Rangers at Kings. I ask again, as I did last game, is this the season’s final Go Time!? Maybe not. On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the most famous night and game in franchise history, the Rangers have a chance to extend the Stalney Cup…

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770 Game 3: Kings at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Kings at Rangers. Want to apologize first of all for the blog crash today. I know some of you guys inched out to the ledge … and some of you were already out there since Saturday night. First Stanley Cup Final game at MSG since June 14,…

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1208 Game 2: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 2. Rangers at Kings. First of all … NOT a must-win. Big, very important game, yes, and going down 0-2 will be extremely difficult against this L.A. team … but NOT a must-win. Some stats: Teams winning Game 2 of the Final have gone on to win the…

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1094 Game 1: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 1. Rangers at Kings. For the first time in 20 years, ya boys will play a Stanley Cup Final game tonight. They haven’t played since May 29, when they eliminated Montreal. The Kings last played Sunday, the OT win in Chicago punching their ticket to the Final. They…

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466 Game 7: Kings at Blackhawks … It’s Go Time!

Game 7. Kings at Blackhawks. As you might be aware, ya boys have a stake in the outcome of Game 7 in the Windy City tonight. Cool stuff, this Western Conference final series has been. Unbelievable hockey, especially that OT in Game 5. Remarkable late comeback by the defending Stanley…

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1112 Game 6: Canadiens at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 6. Canadiens at Rangers. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Hope most of you make it through Game 6 tonight. As you are well aware, your team has a pretty nasty habit of losing games when leading a series. Of not playing particularly well until pushed to the brink. As you…

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1074 Game 5: Rangers at Canadiens … It’s Go Time!

Game 5. Rangers at Canadiens. Youse know what’s at stake. Been 20 years. And as you know, it’s the anniversary of the last time the Rangers had this opportunity — Matteau, Matteau, Matteau! Two teams have come back from 3-1 already this spring — the Rangers vs. Pittsburgh last…