Here’s my story for The Journal News and LoHud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – There are myriad reasons the Rangers ought to be better this year than last, and the one that probably gets most overlooked is this: They will have Marc Staal from Day 1. The Rangers’ defenseman, alternate… Read More →
Carp’s Rangers Report Chat
Be there. Or else. Bring your questions, comments, ideas, thoughts, j(g)ibberish, whatever. Ya boys are off the ice today, so we can chat it up through lunch time. Don’t forget to follow me on twitter (yes, me, on twitter) @RangersReport.
One of many reminders: Live Chat Wednesday at noon. Be there. ******************************************* Here’s my notebook from camp today: Two of Glen Sather’s biggest mistakes could be freed from their contracts by Saturday and thus, conceivably, continue their NHL careers. Defenseman Wade Redden, whom Sather signed to a six-year, $39 million… Read More →
First some quick stuff: Brad Richards missed a third day in a row with the flu. The Rangers will not work out on the ice tomorrow, instead doing classroom/video meetings, so MSG Network’s training camp special has been pushed back to Thursday. Listen to Torts when he is asked if… Read More →
From MSG: MSG NETWORK TO TELECAST LIVE RANGERS PRACTICE “Rangers Training Camp Live” Wednesday, January 16 Starting at 11:00 a.m. Two-Hour Special to Feature Sam Rosen, Joe Micheletti, Dave Maloney, John Giannone, Al Trautwig and Kenny Albert, Plus Interviews with Players and Coaches New York, NY (January 14, 2013) –... Read More →
OK, now try it … SORRY—THE MGMT. John Tortorella: Rick Nash: Henrik Lundqvist: See if you can guess what story I’m working on today. No prizes for correct answers.
I’m headed to camp again today, with more audio for youse all. Later in the week, probably Thursday or Friday, I will have my season preview, etc. We’re also planning another one of those nice Live Chat thingies you guys seem to enjoy so much, on Wednesday, noonish. Plan accordingly…. Read More →
To see photographer Seth Harrison’s photo gallery from the first day of training camp, please click here.
John Tortorella: Henrik Lundqvist: Michael Del Zotto: Ryan Callahan: Ryan McDonagh:
Del Zotto’s deal is reportedly two years, $5.1 million; Gilroy’s is one year, $650,000 or so. Hope to have audio for youse later. From the NYR: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DEFENSEMAN MICHAEL DEL ZOTTO NEW YORK, January 13, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather… Read More →
From the NYR: RANGERS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS FOR 2013 REGULAR SEASON TO GO ON-SALE Wednesday, January 16 at 12:00 p.m. via NYRangers.com NEW YORK, January 12, 2013 – The New York Rangers announced today that individual tickets for the team’s 2013 regular season home games at Madison Square Garden will go on-sale… Read More →
Here is the NHL master schedule. Here is the Rangers’ schedule. Rangers’ 2013 regular-season schedule: (please let me know if there are any typos). Sat. 1/19 at Boston 7 p.m. Sun. 1/20 Pittsburgh 7 p.m. Wed. 1/23 Boston 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 1/24 at Philadelphia 7 p.m. Sat. 1/26 Toronto 7… Read More →
From the NHLPA: PLAYERS VOTE TO RATIFY NEW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH NHL OWNERS …MOU must still be completed by NHL and NHLPA TORONTO (January 12, 2013) – The members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have voted to ratify the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the… Read More →
The boys are off skates today, resting up for physicals and their brutal first day of camp tomorrow. But today the schedule is finally announced. We know—or we’re pretty sure we know—that the Rangers’ 48-game season begins Jan. 19 in Boston and that the home opener is the next night… Read More →
Didn’t write a story today, and since we’re still wrestling with this audio thing, here’s the notebook I put together after practice: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – As the Rangers’ only unsigned player, and as a restricted free agent, defenseman Michael Del Zotto’s leverage is limited. And it’s probably going… Read More →
This may fall into the department of “give us a break.” From the NHL: STATEMENT FROM JEREMY JACOBS, OWNER OF THE BOSTON BRUINS AND CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE BOARD OF GOVERNORS NEW YORK (January 9, 2013)—Jeremy Jacobs, owner of the Boston Bruins and Chairman of the National… Read More →
Rick Carpiniello’s Rangers Report Chat
Bring your questions, comments, opinions, g(j)ibberish, whatever. Be there. Or else.
Just one of about 10 or 12 reminders coming your way: First Live chat of the season at noon on Wednesday. Be there. Got a new laptop today. Still can’t do audio. Dammit. Hope to get it figured out (not to mention video) by Jan. 19. Don’t forget to follow… Read More →