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166 Post-game notes, quotes, bonus quotes (updated)

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 25, 2010 – New York Rangers 2, Pittsburgh Penguins 4 (Game #53, Home #28) ·         The Rangers were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, and are now 10-6-4 in their last 20 games. ·         The Blueshirts have now…

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644 It’s go time!

So much for that fantasy story about the kid picked up on waivers and suddenly becoming a first-line center. Hey, we all knew that was as much of  a pipedream as it was an indictment of the Rangers’ lack of skill when Erik Christensen moved up to the penthouse. Tonight…

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263 If you can’t say something nice …

The thing that has remained consistent about the Rangers in the, oh, 31 years I’ve been around the team, is that no matter how poorly they do on the ice, no matter how much ammo they give us (me) to take them apart verbally or to scold them, there is…

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331 Speechless

I don’t know what else to say. I’ve said it so many times in the last 12 months. This is what the Rangers are. And nothing sums it up better than the following linescore. In their last seven games, over 21 periods (not counting an overtime), the linescore looks like…

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110 Post-game notes

From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 23, 2010 – New York Rangers 0, Montreal Canadiens 6 (Game #52, Road #25) • The Blueshirts were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 6-0, tonight at the Bell Centre, and are now 10-5-4 in their last 19 games. • The Rangers…

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586 It’s go time!

I’m a little down today. My friend Kevin Devaney Jr. left The Journal News for another job. He was a huge loss for us, and we’ve lost a lot of people. Kevin covered high schools and did it unbelievably well, especially in the LoHud site with his blog. Personally, though,…

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130 An old war story

Just because the events of Thursday night jogged my memory: You older (older?) guys and gals might remember the 1990 line brawl with the Islanders with two seconds left in the game, in retribution for Pat LaFontaine being knocked out cold by a clean shoulder hit from James Patrick (who…

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403 Day after the disgrace

Quick question: What’s worse? Getting beaten 10-2 by Dallas, or having your best player being beaten up by a Flyers goon and doing nothing about it (and thinking you responded properly)? Does anybody remember how long it took to get over the Dave Schultz-Dale Rolfe beatdown? Well, horrifying as that…

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371 Post-game notes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 21, 2010 – New York Rangers 0, Philadelphia Flyers 2 (Game #51, Road #24) • The Blueshirts were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 2-0, tonight at the Wachovia Center, and are now 10-4-4 in their last 18 games. • The Rangers…

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624 It’s go time!

First of all, same lineup, which means no Donald Brashear, and it means Ales Kotalik is prucha’d for the fourth game in a row. Matt Zaba (zaba-do) backs up Lundqvist. I don’t think they’ll need to score six or eight tonight. But they might need four. I wonder if they…

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215 This is where I came in

Game No. 51, 2009. Sam Weinman threw it to me. He handed over a playoff-bound team that was doing fine … although plenty of fans, blogsters (not yet tabbed as Boneheads) had their doubts and their worries. See, in Game 49 the Rangers won their second game in a row,…

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252 Rangers on a roll (updated)

Honest to God, yesterday before going to the Garden I was throwing a bunch of old Sports Illustrateds into the recycling bin when, completely randomly, a page opened to a tiny photo of Aaron Voros. In a little blurb, SI was touting an upcoming Rangers-Penguins game and talking about how…

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59 R.I.P. John Halligan

The first time I walked into the Garden pressroom in 1978, I was welcomed by John and Janet Halligan, the team’s public relations directors and one of the most happily-married couples I’ve ever known. I was this 20-something, bearded, long-haired, cigarette-smoking nobody in bad clothes, and yet John and Janet…

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51 Post-game notes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 19, 2010 – New York Rangers 8, Tampa Bay Lightning 2 (Game #50, Home #27) ·         The Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 8-2, tonight at Madison Square Garden, marking the first time New York tallied six-or-more goals in back-to-back games since…

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54 Post-game stuff

Some quotes I gathered. I’ll come back with the Rangers’ post-game package tacked on at the bottom. Don’t miss the Tocchet quote. Chris Drury: “It was an emotional game against Montreal. The fans were really into it and we were energized and coming back tonight, I think it was important…

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683 It’s go time!

Same potent lineup. Brashear still nicked, apparently. Kotalik still prucha’d. Vinny L is playing for Tampa, not NY. The great Steve Zipay unearthed this stat about the 3-on-4 short-handed goal scored by Dubinsky Sunday: It was the Rangers’ first 3-on-4 goal since Adam Graves scored one against Florida, Oct. 25,…

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215 Vinny’s in the house

You guys are always a step ahead. You had the Vinny Lecavalier discussion yesterday, and it took off today with Vinny and the Lightning in town to play the Rangers on (god forbid) Versus. Here, for example, is Larry Brooks’ take on the whole situation. I would normally think, if…

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228 For a day, the sun shines on Rangers

Today they don’t have to beat their heads against a wall. They don’t even have to practice, because they got a day off in this busy schedule. The Rangers can be happy with how they played against Montreal. I would dare to say, though, that they’ve played better games in…

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75 Post-game stuff

Here are some post-game quotes. I’ll add the Rangers’ post-game package to the bottom in a little while. Ryan Callahan: “It’s a big character game for us as well, not only to score six goals, but to come back after a 2-0 lead at home where we’ve been struggling of…

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