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344 Guest blogger: afrey94 … Rangers report card

Rangers Report Card By afrey94 With the Olympics behind us and only about 25 percent of the season left before the start of the NHL playoffs, this seems as good a time as any to look back on the season so far.  Instead of simply gauging grades based on statistics…

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384 Guest blogger: Manny … The Concussion “Epidemic”

The Concussion “Epidemic” Concussions have become as main stream as movies, popcorn and teenie-boppers.  Sadly, those outside the “hockeyverse” have learned more about hockey through the talk about concussions and CTE than they could by watching this wonderful sport that we treat like a religion.  As of now, it seems…

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543 It’s Go Time! … Men’s semifinals

You know the schedule: Sweden and ya boy, The King, vs. Finland at 7 a.m. Then the entree: USA vs. Canada at noon. Winners play for the gold medal Sunday, losers play for the bronze Saturday. Gotta say, I’m not buying this idea that the Americans are favored. I give…

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616 It’s Go Time! … Olympic men’s quarterfinals

Here’s the schedule: 3 a.m. — Sweden vs. Slovenia. 7:30 a.m. — Finland vs. Russia. 12 noon — USA vs. Czech Republic (USA Network). 12 noon — Canada vs. Latvia (MSNBC). On Thursday is the women’s Gold Medal game between Team USA and three-time defending champ Canada. On Friday are…

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197 Guest blogger: Mark Romeo … a dream and a memory

By Mark Romeo Ralph Kiner’s passing reminds me of … The Rangers winning the Stanley Cup. And not because the Rangers were defending Stanley Cup Champions when Ralph graduated from Alhambra High School in California and signed his first pro contract with Pirates. I guess I should explain. Here goes.…

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576 It’s Go Time! … USA vs. Russia (7:30 a.m., NBCSN)

Game 2 for the Americans (and for the hosts). Team USA sticks with Jonathan Quick in goal. You know by now that Canada won big yesterday and that King Henrik pitched a shutout win for Sweden. Click here for the preliminary-round standings, courtesy of NHL.com. Click here for individual leaders.…

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439 It’s Go Time! … USA vs. Slovakia (7:30 a.m.)

Let the Games begin! Well, they’ve kinda begun a while ago, but for the NHL-studded hockey clubs, today the action started yesterday and some of the big boys — USA, Canada, host Russia — get going today. So nothing to do but shovel today? Watch hockey. This morning’s game will…

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321 First day of the Olympic break … and no news …

… so in order to give you a new post, and maybe a smile or a chuckle, our friend Miami sent this in last week. It’s a gift from his wife. It’s not bush-league, amateur-hour, clownish, or dog’s breakfast in any way. Only Miami could have one of these, and…

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318 Rangers-Penguins in review

Thoughts: 1) Hypothetical question? If you had your choice of beating Edmonton and losing in Pittsburgh or losing to Edmonton and winning in Pittsburgh, wouldn’t you have preferred this? Really too bad they tossed away that game vs. the Oilers, could/should have been six in a row going into the…

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13 Rangers 4, Penguins 3 (shootout) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game audio courtesy of the Pittsburgh Penguins: Alain Vigneault: http://downloads.penguins.nhl.com/audio/140207VigneaultPost.mp3 Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Penguins 3 (shootout). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: – The Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, in the shootout tonight at CONSOL Energy Center, in their final game before the Olympic…

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