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582 It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Bruins at Rangers. Opening-night rematch already. Then the Flys tomorrow (so light up the Empire State Building in Orange and Black for Mr. Snider). Ya boys sit 0-2, and panic has set in amongst the Faithful (even though they started last year with three straight losses, albeit with…

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261 Bruins at Rangers tonight

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. BOSTON BRUINS Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m. Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 0-2-0 (0 pts) Bruins: 2-0-0 (4 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will begin a back-to-back set when they face-off against the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden…

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447 More review of the 0-2 start

I certainly don’t want to make a big deal about the feisty edge the Rangers might have lost over the off-season. As I said earlier, a few times, I think the Rangers are going to be a little different this year. More speed. More high-end skill. And as much as…

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410 Rangers-Penguins in review

Thoughts: 1) I still think the staged fights are dumb and mostly useless. But to a degree I agree with John Tortorella, that when a guy is in that kind of battle, right in front of your bench, teammates need to take that and run with it, at least a…

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87 Post-game notes, quotes

From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 20, 2013 (Game 2, Home Game 1) Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Team Notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-3, tonight in their 2013 regular season home opener at Madison Square Garden. –        The Blueshirts…

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537 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . It’s Go Time!

Rangers vs. Penguins. Game 2. The 0-1 Rangers go with the same lineup, other than Arron Asham, coming off his suspension from last season’s playoffs, making his Rangers debut in place of Brandon Segal, who was returned to the Connecticut Whale (AHL) as planned. Are you ready for some Sidney…

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21 Lundqvist adds to Crown Collection for Garden of Dreams

From the NYR: HENRIK LUNDQVIST UNVEILS NEW ADDITIONS TO CROWN COLLECTION BENEFITING THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION Crown Collection Apparel Available Exclusively at Madison Square Garden New York, January 20, 2013 – Today New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist unveiled new additions to the highly popular Crown Collection, a selection…

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6 Tortorella pre-game

Same lineup, other than Arron Asham in for Brandon Segal, who was returned to Hartford, as planned, after the game Saturday. John Tortorella:

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35 Penguins at Rangers tonight

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Sunday, Jan. 20, 7:00 p.m. Madison Square Garden — New York, NY Rangers: 0-1-0 (0 pts) Penguins: 1-0-0 (2 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will complete a back-to-back set when they face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden…

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202 Rangers-Bruins in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m not judging anything or anybody after one game. But I agree with Captain Callahan, who said, “we’ve gotta increase out battle level.” It wasn’t bad, it just wasn’t where it was last year (or the year before), and with some of the guys they lost — who…

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24 Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: Team Notes: –      The Rangers opened their 2013 regular season campaign tonight with a 3-1 loss against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. –      The Blueshirts penalty kill was 7-7 (100%) in the contest. –      The Rangers out-hit the Bruins, 34-27, and were credited with 10…

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738 It’s Go Time!

Game 1 Have you waited long enough for this game? Bunch of guys making their Rangers’ debuts: Rick Nash, Taylor Pyatt, Jeff Halpern and Brandon Segal. Plus Chris Kreider makes his regular-season NHL debut. Check out the new thingy on the left … it’s our Three Rangers Stars poll. You…

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215 Rangers at Bruins tonight

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at BOSTON BRUINS Saturday, Jan. 19, 7:00 p.m. TD Garden – Boston, MA Rangers (last season): 51-24-7 (109 pts) Bruins (last season): 49-29-4 (102 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will begin their 2013 regular season against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden (7:00…

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89 Season preview: Position by position

FORWARDS: Three years ago, the Rangers had zero legit first-line forwards. Two years ago they had one (Marian Gaborik). Last year they had two (Gaborik and Brad Richards). This year they have three, with the addition of power forward Rick Nash. The lockout gave Gaborik time to heal from shoulder…

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163 Season preview: Predictions

To repeat, because the post with this info yesterday got buried by the Redden buyout … We are going to do the volunteer Three Rangers Stars thing again this year. So if you are interested in doing a game, or games, email me at rcarpini@lohud.com. I will assign you a…

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56 Season preview: Five questions

Grittier, or prettier? The Rangers lost some of their grinding personality in Brandon Prust, Brandon Dubinsky and Ruslan Fedotenko, and a big part of their game was battling for every inch of ice. Some of that has been replaced, and Rick Nash will use his big body, too. But this…

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110 Redden bought out

Here’s the official word from the NYR: RANGERS BUY OUT DEFENSEMAN WADE REDDEN NEW YORK, January 17, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has bought out the contract of defenseman Wade Redden. Redden, 35, registered five goals and 35 assists…

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