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155 Rangers don’t mind waiting for their opponent

The Rangers did not learn on Friday which team they will face in the Stanley Cup final, and that was fine with the Rangers. The Los Angeles Kings had a chance to close out the defending Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 of the Western Conference final Friday, but…

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508 Game 6: Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here to see Josh Thomson, 26’s story about the Rangers’ clincher last night. Click here to read my column, which was kind of stymied by deadline, on the Rangers reaching the Cup final. Thoughts: 1) “Alain,” the question began, “if somebody told you in October you’d be playing in…

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61 Game 6: Rangers 1, Canadiens 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: Game 6: Rangers 1, Canadiens 0. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, in tonight in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won the…

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1112 Game 6: Canadiens at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 6. Canadiens at Rangers. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Hope most of you make it through Game 6 tonight. As you are well aware, your team has a pretty nasty habit of losing games when leading a series. Of not playing particularly well until pushed to the brink. As you…

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691 ECF morning skate transcripts: Alain Vigneault, Michel Therrien

Interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: COACH ALAIN VIGNEAULT THE MODERATOR: Questions for Coach Vigneault. Q. Just curious, your reaction to the suspension that John Moore was given yesterday by the league. COACH VIGNEAULT: Doesn’t matter. So I don’t have any reaction. Q. Talk about Diaz, how he fits in…

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324 John Moore suspended two games by NHL

And the clown show that is NHL Player Safety continues. Two identical hits, one ruled a head shot, one not. One player with a history, one with none. Same penalties. Though reports are now that Dale Weise did indeed suffer a concussion on the John Moore hit in Game 5.…

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188 Stanley Cup final to start Wednesday, June 4

FYI, the Rangers would open on the road. LA would be home against the Rangers, visitors against Montreal. Chicago would open at home regardless of the opponent. From the NHL: STANLEY CUP FINAL TO START WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 NEW YORK (May 28, 2014) — The National Hockey League today announced…

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262 Game 5: Rangers-Canadiens in review

Thoughts: 1) Dan Girardi called it a gong show. That’s as good as I’ve got. The Canadiens won, so they can be happy about it, but that’s a hideous game. Two in a row, actually, but Game 5 worse than Game 4.  Ghastly. After Game 4, after all the talk…

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1074 Game 5: Rangers at Canadiens … It’s Go Time!

Game 5. Rangers at Canadiens. Youse know what’s at stake. Been 20 years. And as you know, it’s the anniversary of the last time the Rangers had this opportunity — Matteau, Matteau, Matteau! Two teams have come back from 3-1 already this spring — the Rangers vs. Pittsburgh last…

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424 ECF morning skate transcript: Alain Vigneault

From ASAP Sports/NHL: ALAIN VIGNEAULT Q. Is Stepan a go for tonight? COACH VIGNEAULT: There are a lot of things that have to happen for him to play tonight. We are going to talk to him this afternoon and see how he reacted to the practice. Nutrition, obviously, is an…

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247 Game 4: Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here to read Josh Thomson, 26’s story about Martin St. Louis’ overtime heroics. Thoughts: 1) Well, now I guess you can say that Alain Vigneault is better than his predecessor, since he’s gotten one game farther … that’s sarcasm, of course. Vigneault’s done a terrific job with this team,…

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