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 →
Here’s my story from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The Rangers hit the ice Monday – well, 15 of them did – and though they’d skated in groups throughout periods of the NHL owners’ lockout, this was different. “It was great,” new Rangers power winger… Read More →
Sorry again for the tech problems with the audio. I’m supposed to be getting a new, improved (how could it be worse than this p.o.c. Mac?) laptop for the season so this won’t continually happen. To review, 15 players skated today, including: Ryan Callahan, Brad Richards, Marc Staal, Ryan McDonagh,... Read More →
… but I can’t say they were unexpected. Hope to be in touch with tech help in the next little bit and get you audio from Tortorella, Richards, Callahan, Nash, Del Zotto, Boyle, etc. later. Or not.
When the 1994-95 lockout ended, Nick Kypreos traveled with Glenn Healy from Toronto to New York. When asked by a customs agent if they had anything to declare, Kypreos said, “No, the owners took it all.” And so it is with every lockout under the Lockout Commissioner. The owners win…. Read More →
While you (and I) were sleeping: By Ira Podell The Associated Press NEW YORK—The NHL and the players’ association reached a tentative agreement early Sunday to end a nearly four-month-old lockout that threatened to wipe out what was left of an already abbreviated season. A marathon negotiating session that lasted… Read More →
Associated Press/Canadian Press photos by Nathan Denette. (Photo No. 3, USA captain Jake McCabe (Caber!).
See that quote up there? That’s not about this lockout, or the last lockout, or the lockout before that. It’s from the 1992 players strike (which occurred in the final weeks of the regular season). John A. Ziegler (left), the small-minded president of the NHL at the time—more on him… Read More →
So as of 1 a.m. the sides were still at NHL HQ talking, and apparently the NHLPA allowed the midnight deadline to file a disclaimer of interest pass. Now, they can still file at a later date. And I have heard it both ways—that if they file, it could save… Read More →
Hope you, we, all have a happy, healthy and prosperous 2013 … with hockey. I think the last part is a given, but the first parts are much more important. Also want to take this opportunity to thank all of youse for being here all the time, for making this… Read More →
First and most importantly, please be safe tonight. Don’t drink and drive, or even dream of it. Take a cab. Use a designated driver. Crawl. Whatever it takes. But don’t get behind the wheel if you’ve been drinking. DO NOT. The NHL-NHLPA meetings in NYC ended early this evening. Apparently… Read More →
As key people from the NHL and the NHLPA meet on a lovely, snow-covered winter day in Manhattan amid so much enthusiasm of the league’s latest proposal, here’s a warning: Don’t get your hopes too high. The latest proposal was a very strong step by the ownership group (and it… Read More →
from the NHL: NHL DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BILL DALY STATEMENT REGARDING NEW CBA PROPOSAL NEW YORK (December 28, 2012)—Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner of the National Hockey League, released the following… Read More →