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295 Tortorella will be fined, not suspended

Rangers coach John Tortorella will not be suspended, but he will be fined (the amount expected to be announced later today) for his comments about the officiating and an NBC conspiracy he made after the Winter Classic. Tortorella spoke with NHL VP Colin Campbell about the comments, and told reporters…

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154 King Henrik … best in the business?

I’m sure I told you my boss is a pretty serious Rangers fan. So he was one of the happiest guys on the planet Monday and, still, Tuesday. In speaking to his smiling self, he made a point that I couldn’t argue. He told me, and asked if I…

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135 NBC Sports announces Winter Classic ratings numbers

From the last graph, you can see why they’d want one of these in the D.C. area, which speculation has happening in 2014. From NBC Sports: 3.74 MILLION VIEWERS WATCH 2012 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC 2012 Winter Classic up two percent vs. last afternoon Winter Classic Five of six most-watched…

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344 Winter Classic: Rangers-Flyers in review

Glad that’s over. The NHL will be thrilled — and Gary Bettman clearly was, bogarting the stage as NHL Network’s first interview on the never-ending post-game show — because it made a ton of money, got a zillion eyeballs to watch, sold a gazillion pieces of merchandise. But the all-Philadelphia…

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121 Henrik Lundqvist post-game presser

Courtesy of ASAP Sports: HENRIK LUNDQVIST:   He’s a tricky guy, obviously there’s a lot of pressure on me there.  I couldn’t believe it when he called the penalty shot, but it was exciting.  The whole game was exciting.  Pretty intense.  It was great.  But yeah, just tried to be patient…

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5 Tortorella post-game presser

Courtesy of ASAP Sports: Q.  Can you explain the changes in personnel you made and the effect you thought that had on the game? JOHN TORTORELLA:  Well, we were still?? no one in particular.  And again, big problem with our game, the first half of that game, was just not…

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12 More post-game notes

courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic January 2, 2012 (Game 37, Away Game 21) Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final New York Rangers                0      1        2       –      3 Philadelphia Flyers              0      2        0       –      2 Team Notes:…

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11 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NHL: 2012 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC POST-GAME NOTES NEW YORK RANGERS 3 AT PHILADELPHIA FLYERS 2 CITIZENS BANK PARK, PHILADELPHIA JANUARY 2, 2012 ANOTHER GAME-WINNER FOR RANGERS’ RICHARDS Brad Richards tallied the game-winning goal in the Rangers win, breaking a 2-2 tie at 5:21 of the third…

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884 It’s Go Time! … the Winter Classic, finally

Time for the Hyper Bowl. Game 37. THE BIG, BIG NEWS: Marc Staal will play today, and John Tortorella said he will be on the third pair. Don’t forget, they pushed the start time back to 3 p.m. Last of a three-game trip. Ya boys winners of six of their…

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144 Marc Staal makes his season debut today

John Tortorella announced that he’s gotten the OK from doctors, trainers and the player for Marc Staal to return from his concussion issues today at 3 p.m. Tortorella said Staal with play on the third pair, but wouldn’t say who comes out (obviously either Stu Bickel or Jeff Woywitka). We’ll…

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82 Winter Classic: Rangers at Flyers today (note time change)

NEW YORK RANGERS at PHILADELPHIA FLYERS 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Monday, Jan. 2, 3:00 p.m. Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Rangers: 23-9-4 (50 pts) Flyers: 22-10-4 (48 pts) * All information through NHL games on Jan. 1 TODAY’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers in…

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155 One more day: Hyper Bowl tomorrow

Happy New Year! OK, I am going to admit I enjoyed the alumni game to a degree, even if it was a celebration of the city of Philadelphia, of Ed Snider (apparently everybody in Philly calls him Mr. Snider, because pretty much everybody works for him), and of all things…

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338 It’s Go Time! … alumni game today

It will be fun seeing some of the old-timers back in uniform. Not sure it’s two and a half hours worth of fun. I’m sure some of the players will be mic’d up and no doubt interviewed while on the bench. I just hope that the broadcast doesn’t become more…

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102 Avery clears waivers; not going to the Islanders

So Sean Avery is Connecticut (AHL) bound again. He cleared waivers at noon. Apparently, the Islanders didn’t agree with some of the b.s. we may have read or heard about what a bounty it would be to grab Avery at a discounted price. Making that, how many times now that…

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89 Rangers-Panthers in review

This is what’s special about this team. The most hyped game they have played in years, if not decades, coming up next, a bad loss in the game previous. I know some of you guys worried about this being a trap game during the live chat yesterday and we talked…

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568 It’s Go Time!

Game 36. Your boys on a one-game losing streak, play the second of a three-game trip that concludes with the Hyper Bowl Monday. This is the final game of 2011. Henrik Lundqvist starts in goal. Otherwise the lineup is the same, which means Sean Avery (on waivers en route to…

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149 Rangers at Panthers tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at FLORIDA PANTHERS Friday, Dec. 30, 7:30 p.m. BankAtlantic Center – Sunrise, Florida Rangers: 22-9-4 (48 pts) Panthers: 19-11-7 (45 pts) * All information through NHL games on Dec. 28 TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Florida Panthers (7:30…

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157 Sean Avery headed to the Nutmeg State

According to several reports, Sean Avery was placed on waivers again, for the purpose of assigning him to the CT Whale. I doubt there’s any chance at all that another team claims him … though wouldn’t it be interesting if the Islanders did? And why not. He’s a better player…

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