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48 Guest blogger: Peter, Part II

Many refer to being a sportswriter as a dream job.  Generally though, people who make that assumption are tremendous sports fans, usually with loyalties to very specific teams.  And obviously that runs in direct conflict with the principles of journalism, which require the utmost in objectivity.  You can be a…

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111 Guest blogger: Peter

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Don’t forget that NHL.com’s 30-in-30 today focuses on your New York Rangers.) ************************************************* The two dozen or so diehard Blueshirt faithful peered up at me from the line just inside of Madison Square Garden, that little area just outside the glass doors that lead to the lobby and…

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177 Thursday hockey talk

Not going to update you on the vacation so far … you don’t need to know the details of my golf swing, the cost of the new garage door springs, or that I still haven’t gotten my computer back from the geek, who’s had it since Saturday. Before we get…

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135 Guest blogger: Corey Brill

Good morning Rangers fans! Here is a brief introduction about me, which will hopefully put everything I say into some kind of context. Like many of you, I am a diehard Rangers fan, avid reader of Carps’ blog, season ticket holder, and a fan since birth. My first Rangers memory…

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18 Rangers’ Miller, Skjei and Fogarty selected to Team USA

From the Rangers: THREE RANGERS PROSPECTS SELECTED FOR 2012 USA HOCKEY NATIONAL JUNIOR EVALUATION CAMP NEW YORK, August 7, 2012 – New York Rangers prospects JT Miller, Brady Skjei and Steven Fogarty have been selected for Team USA’s final 34-man roster for its 2012 National Junior Evaluation Camp.  They will…

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104 Guest blogger: George Grimm

(Editor’s note: The author, a resident of Airmont, N.Y., is  former publisher/editor of SportStat the Rangers Report. He also wrote the Blue Seat Point of View column for the Blueshirt Bulletin for many years and currently writes the Retro Rangers column for Insidehockey.com.) Another Kind of Winter Classic By George…

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351 Summer of Carp off to a roaring start

First the desktop computer breaks down … leaving me to rely on this piece of carcillo Mac laptop all weekend, at least through today. Then, I’m out mowing the lawn Sunday when it starts to rain. But the garage door opener broke, and nobody is home, and I don’t have…

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66 Taking a day off … and more

I’m going to be taking a lot of days off the next few weeks leading up to the lockout, er, I mean, training camp. That doesn’t mean I won’t be here or that we’re going to shut down. I will be here and we won’t shut down. I just may…

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122 Rich Nash means better Cup odds for the Rangers

Just like that, with the addition of Rick Nash, the Rangers went from 12/1 to 9/1 odds to win the Stanley Cup (assuming there is a season) and are now 5/1 to win the Eastern Conference (behind only Pittsburgh at 7/2), according t0 Bovada (www.Bovada.lv,  Twitter: @BovadaLV). Here are the…

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139 NHL.com’s 30 in 30 begins … well, now it’s 28 in 28

I should have mentioned this earlier, that NHL.com has begun its annual 30 in 30, in which it examines the off-season moves and previews the upcoming season for each team within the span of a month. So far, they’ve done the Eastern Conference champion Devils (that hurts, huh?), and Brandon…

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229 Going nowhere, with nowhere to go

It’s officially the dog days now that we’re into August. Of course there’s the NHL-NHLPA saga, which is just beginning and with no end in sight. Here’s some video of the NHLPA’s Mathieu Schneider (former Ranger) meeting the media after yesterday’s session, courtesy of the players union (so take it…

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134 Happy August: CBA stuff just getting started

The players say they want to see the financials. The commissioner says the league provided 76,000 pages worth. I’m telling you, this thing is going to take a while, and I certainly appreciate that, this time, I haven’t had to cover this. It’s going to be tedious and lengthy. Kind…

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209 Guest blogger: Evan

Good morning!   I figured I’d start by introducing myself for those who don’t know me.  I comment from time to time when work and life permit but I visit all of you as a reader at least seven times a day during the season and once or twice a day…

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96 Some Monday hockey reading

OK, call me lazy. Instead of writing something for youse to read, I’m going to link to a couple of hockey stories. Actually they’re from yesterday, but I found them pretty interesting. Way, way, way more interesting than the Olympics. On the other hand, I found the LPGA’s Evian Masters…

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88 Guest Blogger: Yergs

Very Superstitious: A Game in the Life of a Ranger Fan By Jeff Yerger “Mom! Where’s the shrine?” My mother, sitting on her designated chair, senses the panic in my voice and becomes flustered. “What shrine? What are you talking about?” “The Rangers shrine, you know, with the towel and…

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413 Are these the 2012-13 New York Rangers?

The Rangers signing Anton Stralman yesterday, and all this cooky talk about Shane Doan wanting four years (I haven’t seen anything substantiating it, but you keep hearing it, and teams like Detroit are dropping out) and Alex “The Invisible Man” Semin landing in Carolina, makes me wonder. Is this it…

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260 With Rick Nash aboard, does better mean better?

Here’s my column from The Journal News and LoHud.com today: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH — The Rangers’ big, shiny new toy stood in front of three differently colored No. 61 uniform jerseys Wednesday afternoon and couldn’t stop smiling. Rick Nash is happy to be here, thrilled to be a Ranger…

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166 Rick Nash interview

As I said, had tech difficulties with my piece of garbage Mac laptop. So I’m posting this as I type it. OK? No? Too bad. Rick Nash: “I don’t think it’s all digested just yet. It’s been a bit crazy with everything happening and me coming down here (from Toronto).…

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