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1475 It’s Go Time!

Rangers-Capitals Game 3. Then we get a nice little hockey vacation and a stupid matinee for Game 4. Thank you, NBC. I am not expecting any lineup changes for the Rangers tonight, though I supposed it’s possible that Steve Eminger goes in for Stu Bickel. I doubt it. Brandon Dubinsky…

83 Lundqvist, Malkin, Stamkos finalists for NHLPA’s Ted Lindsay Award

From the NHLPA:  NHLPA ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 2011-12 TED LINDSAY AWARD Lundqvist, Malkin, & Stamkos voted by fellow members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association as finalists for the “Most Outstanding Player” award …First-time Ted Lindsay Award recipient will be named for 2011-12 TORONTO (May 2, 2012) – The…

56 Post-morning skate interviews

The news from D.C.: Brandon Dubinsky is on the trip, but did not skate. Mats Zuccarello continued to skate before practice, but left the ice when the morning skate began. Alex Ovechkin is expected to play with Nick Backstrom tonight, which means more minutes, you would think. John Tortorella: Henrik…

91 Rangers at Capitals Game 3 tonight

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 3 (Series tied 1-1) Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Verizon Center – Washington, DC Rangers (Regular Season): 51-24-7 (109 pts), 1st in East Capitals (Regular Season): 42-32-8 (92 pts),…

223 Post-practice interviews

When … your … fist hits the glass like a big old jackass that’s Amar’e (anybody want to join in?) Maybe those Nashville guys, thinking it’s still karaoke hour at the old bar? *******************************************  John Tortorella: Michael Del Zotto: Brian Boyle: Ryan Callahan: Dan Girardi:

68 Live from MSG

Meeting an an optional skate this afternoon at MSG. Then ya boys board a train for D.C. and a nice stretched-out week (thank you NBC, I’m sure you only care about the fans, that’s why they’re not playing Friday, and instead they have to get up at the crack of…

286 Rangers-Capitals Game 2 in review

Thoughts: 1) This from Braden Holtby, the kid goalie, who has it figured out right, better than a lot of youse who have been watching hockey for years: You look at the difference in the two games … We hit two posts last game, and they hit two this game.…

44 Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 2 Madison Square Garden – New York, NY (Series tied 1-1) Team Notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Washington Capitals, 3-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. …

24 Post-game interviews

Nothing much here, except that Henrik Lundqvist had a decent explanation for his turnover against Chimera … he was at the edge of the trapezoid and couldn’t play the puck until it came to him. John Tortorella: Henrik Lundqvist: Marc Staal: Ryan Callahan:

791 It’s Go Time!

Rangers-Capitals Game 2. I’m speculating, or taking an educated guess here, that Brian Boyle will play. Actually, it’s a little bit more than speculation or a guess. Unless Boyle isn’t feeling well this evening, or during or after warmups. That would mean that Steve Eminger comes out … unless he…

285 Post-practice interviews

The news: Brian Boyle skated during an optional practice, and said he felt better. Brandon Dubinsky did not skate and is on crutches, which doesn’t necessarily mean anything in terms of the severity of his injury. Remember that Ryan Callahan was on crutches between games when he was playing with…

133 Rangers-Capitals Game 1 in review

Thoughts: 1) I don’t know why I always feel this way, maybe because I’ve seen so many series go this way, but I still expect it to be 1-1 after two games. 2) Game 1 probably didn’t seem as close as it really was, but it was. The Capitals didn’t…

106 Post-game notes, quotes

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES Eastern Conference Semifinals, Game 1 Madison Square Garden – New York, NY (NYR lead 1-0) Team Notes: –        The Rangers opened their Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Washington Capitals with a 3-1 win in Game 1 today at Madison Square…

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14 More post-game interviews

Marc Staal, Dan Girardi and Ryan McDonagh talk about renewing acquaintances with Alex Ovechkin. Brad Richards discusses the impact of Chris Kreider and what the Rangers tried to do against Caps goalie Braden Holtby. The interviews also include thoughts on the loss from Washington’s Mike Green — who was caught…

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