Michael Del Zotto: “With the way we’re working, you’ve got to think we’re going to get a bounce here or there, and it’s just unfortunate we didn’t get one today.” On his retaliation penalty after Galiardi boarded Girardi: “After you see Gabby go down last game from a hit from… Read More →
New York Rangers
From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES October 18, 2010 – New York Rangers 1, Colorado Avalanche 3 (Game No. 4, Home No. 2) •The Rangers were defeated by the Colorado Avalanche, 3-1, tonight at Madison Square Garden. New York is now 1-2-1 overall, including a 0-1-1… Read More →
John Tortorella: “I thought we played better in the second period than the first period; I thought we had the puck more. Then the third period we end up with, what, six minutes there of power-play time and we don’t get it done. And really not even … I don’t… Read More →
Here’s tonight’s probable lineup vs. the Avalanche (Versus game). Frolov-Stepan-Fedotenko Dubinsky-Anisimov-Callahan Avery-Boyle-Prust Boogaard-Christensen-White Staal-Rozsival Del Zotto-Girardi Gilroy-Eminger Lundqvist (fourth straight start)/Biron. Prucha’d: Sauer. —————————————- Bonehead alert: I’m going to be on the radio between the first and second periods, on 970-AM. I think with Dave Maloney. Maybe with Kenny Albert.
From the Rangers: VINNY PROSPAL UNDERGOES SUCCESSFUL SURGERY Procedure on knee performed this morning New York, October 18, 2010 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Vinny Prospal underwent successful surgery on his knee this morning. The procedure was performed by Dr. Andrew… Read More →
It starts tonight with the Avalanches (WARNING, WARNING: IT’S A VERSUS GAME; the good news is that Sam Rosen does play-by-play), then road games in Tor0nto Thursday and Boston Saturday, and a homer with the Devils on Sunday. I’ll be at the two home games. Here are tonight’s game notes… Read More →
… well, what’s left of them is back on the ice. And while I’m off today, others work. I know, I feel terrible about that. Our buddy Andrew Gross has all the news from practice, including that Sean Avery will not be suspended for chopping down Mike Komisarek like George… Read More →
Watched some of Rangers Encore when I got home at 1:30 a.m. I know, get a life. But it confirmed a few things for me. Some thoughts on Leaves-Rangers. 1) Toronto might actually be much improved this year. Is 4-0 a fluke? Maybe. Do I think the Leaves are a… Read More →
From the post-game … By the way, I think Brian Boyle just hit a three-run homer for the Yankees in the eighth. ————————— Brandon Dubinsky: “We’re trying to be aggressive and be smart about it. We have a job to get back, and the first guy attacks and if it… Read More →
From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES October 15, 2010 – New York Rangers 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 4 OT (Game No. 3, Home No. 1) •The Rangers were defeated by the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-3, in overtime tonight at Madison Square Garden, in their 2010-11 regular… Read More →
First the news, which I actually tweeted from Tortorella’s presser. Gosh, Tweeting is fun. Gaborik is out 2-3 weeks with a separated shoulder. Drury is out six weeks with a broken finger … the same finger, a different break. Vinny Prospal will have surgery on his knee Tuesday and is… Read More →
First home game. First chance to say Maple Leaves. Two anthems. Here’s the lineup: Frolov-Drury-Gaborik Dubinsky-Anisimov-Callahan Fedotenko-Stepan-Avery Boogaard-Boyle-Prust Staal-Rozsival Del Zotto-Girardi Gilroy-Eminger Lundqvist, Biron. —————————————— Bet some of you guys are rooting for the Rangers and against the Rangers tonight. Think about it.
First the news. Christensen skated today and came off the ice. The groin, or whatever it is, still bothering him. So he won’t play tonight. Drury will play on the first line … more below about that. Gilroy is in for Sauer, playing with Eminger. The rest of the lineup… Read More →
I don’t even know what to make of this … so I’ll reserve comment. You guys can have at it, though. From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS KICK OFF 85th ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH A PAIR OF ACES New York Rangers Home Opener at Madison Square Garden – October 15th, 7… Read More →
Had a chance to play at Colton Orr’s favorite golf course yesterday—Centennial in Carmel. Wow, was it in fabulous condition. Greens ate my lunch. Speaking of Orr, he got knocked down the other night, but not out, apparently. We’ll see if he plays tonight, and if he obliges Mr. Boogaard… Read More →