Last chance to see your boys before they jet over the ocean for a couple of weeks. I imagine there will be a fair amount of stuff to discuss during and after this game for a lot of reasons, most of them fairly obvious. NHL.com did an analysis on the… Read More →
From the NHL: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / SEPT. 26, 2011 FLYERS TO HOST RANGERS IN THE 2012 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC JAN. 2 AT CITIZENS BANK PARK Event To Be Broadcast Live On NBC in U.S., CBC & RDS In Canada At 1 p.m. ET Lead Up To The 2012… Read More →
You can watch the event from Citizens Bank Park on NHL.com, the NHL Network, or on the Rangers’ team site.
This afternoon, at 1:30, they’ll be involved in the Winter Classic press conference at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, where the NHL will make all the official announcements and I’m guessing we might get a gander at the throwback logos and uniforms the teams will wear … plus, probably, ticket… Read More →
From the Rangers: D: Del Zotto, Girardi, McDonagh, Bickel, Sauer, Erixon. F: Avery, Dubinsky, Boyle, Weise, Deveaux, Mitchell, Zuccarello, Christensen, Anisimov, Thuresson, Bourque, Wolski. G: Lundqvist, Biron.
My sources are telling me there’s a chance that the Rangers will be chosen to play in the Winter Classic this year, and that this will be the announcement tomorrow at a 1:30 p.m. press conference at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. I hate to jump to conclusions, but if… Read More →
From the Rangers: New York Rangers president and general manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned the following 21 players to Connecticut (AHL): goaltenders Chad Johnson, Jason Missiaen and Cameron Talbot; defensemen Lee Baldwin, Collin Bowman, Sam Klassen, Tomas Kundratek, Jyri Niemi, Jared Nightingale, and Pavel Valentenko;... Read More →
I’m trying to hold my eyes open late Friday/early Saturday watching the MSG encore of Rangers-Devils … and I’m not going to make it through. So no review today. Sorry. Also, I have a busy football Saturday (barring a rainout … please, God, please!) so I may not be able… Read More →
From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES New York Rangers 4, New Jersey Devils 3 (Preseason Game No.: 2, Away No. 1) -The Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-3, tonight at Prudential Center to improve to 1-0-1 in preseason action. -New York out-shot New Jersey, 31-26, including an… Read More →
While I’m standing in the torrential rain covering a football game, I hope you are all happy and dry watching the hockey game. Here, cut and pasted from Tom Gulitti’s Fire and Ice blog (he rules, by the way, and he also has some details on this afternoon’s rookie game,... Read More →
(Editor’s note: This guy really seems like a great team guy, and that’s what everybody says about him, too). Mike Rupp: On the firefighters and policemen skating with the team yesterday: “A bunch of them wanted to work on their fighting. Some of them probably get more reps in the… Read More →
Henrik Lundqvist: On playing against and with the cops and firemen: “It was fun. They’re not bad. Some guys are pretty skilled. It was a great practice.” That Torts took such pleasure in seeing some of them score on him: “Yeah (laughs). “The thing when you play guys, you never… Read More →
John Tortorella: On the post-practice event in which members of the FDNY and NYPD hockey teams were interspersed with Rangers players for a scrimmage game and a shootout. Tortorella, by the way, was the happiest guy on the ice when some of the firemen and cops scored on Henrik Lundqvist…. Read More →
Will have the Rangers’ roster for tomorrow’s game in Newark shortly. Will also have some reaction from a special thing the Rangers did with the FDNY and NYPD hockey teams today, inviting them to come on and skate with the regular lineup in a game and then a shootout. They… Read More →
Our tech guys are doing some testing of the blog in some sort of iPad mode or something … not sure exactly what. Anyway, we wanted to get his out of the way on a non-game day and well before the season. So if anything odd happens during the day… Read More →
Thoughts: 1) Right off the hop, Sean Avery drew a penalty. This is a huge camp and preseason for Avery, assuming he wants to play beyond this season, because his contract’s up and he’s never going to see another contract like the last one. And he might not get any… Read More →
First of many Go Times, and first game of the preseason for your heroes. Here’s John Tortorella’s morning skate press conference, courtesy of Blueshirt United.
Got this from MSG: MSG NETWORKS announces New York Rangers 2011-2012 telecast schedule Slate Includes First Preseason Game Tonight from Albany and Three Preseason Games from Europe Starting Friday, September 30 Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti Return to the Booth New York – September 21, 2010 – MSG Networks is… Read More →
Better late than never. This is yesterday’s presser. I won’t be around the team today as it skates in the morning and then flies—that’s right, flies—to Albany for the preseason opener. I’ll be back this evening for a Go Time thread. Tortorella noted that there’s a rookie game at 1… Read More →
Before I drive headlong into rush-hour traffic … The Rangers will announce their roster for tomorrow’s game in Albany later on. I’ll put it up as soon as I get it. Chad Kolarik tweaked a knee today and is going to be checked out. Michael Sauer did his fitness (torture… Read More →