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15 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 6 Verizon Center – Washington, DC (Series tied 3-3)                 1st     2nd    3rd    T New York Rangers          0        0        1        1 Washington Capitals     1        1        0        2 Team Notes: – The Rangers were defeated by the Washington…

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829 It’s Go Time!

Rangers-Capitals Game 6. Imagine how different you’d be feeling if not for that last 7.6 seconds of Game 5. But ya boys now have a chance to close it out and move to the ECF and the Devils. Of course, we use the word “chance” lightly because this will be,…

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49 Richards and the clutch touch

Here’s Josh (age 26) Thomson’s story from The Journal News and LoHud.com today: By Josh Thomson, 26 NEW YORK — With a young team on the verge of contending in the Eastern Conference, John Tortorella found himself motivated to land Brad Richards as a free agent. The 32-year old was…

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220 Rangers at Capitals Game 6 tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 6 (NYR lead 3-2) Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Verizon Center – Washington, DC Rangers (Regular Season): 51-24-7 (109 pts), 1st in East Capitals (Regular Season): 42-32-8 (92 pts),…

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78 Devils await the winner

If the Rangers manage to hold off the Capitals, they will meet the Devils In the Stanley Cup playoffs for the sixth time. The Rangers have won four of the first five series: 1992: Patrick Division semifinals — Rangers won, 4-3. 1994: Eastern Conference finals — Rangers won, 4-3. 1997:…

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258 Post-practice interviews: Richards has “it”

An unusually reflective John Tortorella and a handful of players were available today after the Rangers met at the Garden. They talked as a team around 1:30 before taking the ice for a quick skate about a half hour later. Among other things, Tortorella discussed the leadership of Brad Richards,…

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109 More post-game interviews

After nearly 60 minutes of regulation, Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin provided contributions that lifted the Rangers into OT. Neither was pretty, but the result was sweet nonetheless for their team. Richards followed up his nine game-winning goals this season with an even bigger one, tying the game with 7.6…

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30 Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 5 Madison Square Garden – New York, NY (NYR lead 3-2) Team Notes: –        The Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals, 3-2, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. …

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870 It’s Go Time!

Rangers-Capitals Game 5. Ya boys aren’t at “must-win” territory yet … especially since they’ve come back from 3-2 down once already in these playoffs. I expect they will play very well tonight, good enough to win. Does that mean victory? No idea. If I had to guess: Yes. For what…

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400 Capitals at Rangers Game 5 tonight

Sorry about that outage last night. Don’t ask me what happened, because I have no byfuglien idea. **************************************** Pre-game notes, courtesy of the NYR: WASHINGTON CAPITALS at NEW YORK RANGERS 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 5 (Series tied 2-2) Monday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square…

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326 Rangers-Capitals Game 4 in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m not going into a gigantic rant about the Alex Ovechkin cheapshot on Dan Girardi because it’s a distraction and the Rangers don’t deserve a distraction with the way they played Game 4. … And I don’t want to call for a suspension because Brendan Shanahan and  the…

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152 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 4 Verizon Center – Washington, DC (Series tied 2-2)                 1st     2nd    3rd    T New York Rangers          0        2        0        2 Washington Capitals      1        1        1        3 Team Notes: – The Rangers were defeated by the Washington Capitals,…

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14 Post-game interviews

First this. As you saw, Alex Ovechkin claimed he was bracing himself to be hit, and that he hit Dan Girardi in the shoulder. OK. His coach — who has such a nice resume’ — backed him up, calling it “incidental contact” as both players, he said, were looking down.…

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659 It’s Go Time!

Rangers-Capitals Game 4. This is the first time in 73 years that the Rangers have played a game after one that lasted as long as 114:41. Ya boys are expected to dress the same lineup. I saw Stu Bickel getting loose, so I anticipate no changes. Nobody had anything to…

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47 Rangers at Capitals Game 4 today

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Please see the previous thread for the belated first-round predictions contest results. ******************************************* Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 4 (NYR leads 2-1) Saturday, May 5, 12:30 p.m. Verizon Center –…

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57 First-round predictions contest winners determined (we think)

Before we get to Game 4, we have two winners of the first-round predictions contest (apologies for the delay). I found two entries with seven out of eight series correctly predicted. Headzo appears to be our winner, having correctly predicted seven series, including the Rangers. Our runnerup, tf, also predicted…

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