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163 Hey, for the second game in a row, they scored

So if you’re looking for positives … the Rangers snapped that home-ice scoreless streak that spanned almost two full games. Some thoughts: 1) I agree with Lundqvist. If the Rangers played that exact same game and scored one or two more goals, we’d all be sitting here saying how well…

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109 More post-game quotes

Christopher Higgins (who couldn’t hit a bull in the butt with a snow shovel): “I thought we outplayed them for the better part of the game, but (if) you let a team hang around and hang around they’re more likely to find their game.” “I don’t think there’s any satisfaction…

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46 Post-game notes, quotes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 2, 2010 – New York Rangers 1, Carolina Hurricanes 2 OT (Game #41, Home #21) * The Rangers were defeated by the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1, in overtime today at Madison Square Garden in the second game of their home-and-home set. *…

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419 It’s go time

Hey, before the game, I just want to clear up something, because I think I might have been a little hard on Drury yesterday. In a certain role, I think he can help Team USA. And I wouldn’t be a bit surprised if he A) is named captain or B)…

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60 Good morning from MSG

Same lineup today. Wasn’t announced last night, but Chad Johnson went back to Hartford to get some playing time before he gets a start or two here. Matt Zaba is up to back up Lundqvist today. John Tortorella wants them both to play, so they’ll “get a lot of miles”…

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210 OMG, it’s Drury (and Callahan)!

A few months ago I wrote that Chris Drury was a lock to make Team USA’s Olympic roster. I was mocked. And then I read all the analysis and speculation and saw Drury’s name nowhere. So I figured he was out. The reason I thought he had a shot was…

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378 Welcome to 2010

Not 2K10. Not Two-Oh-10. Twenty-10. Taking a short break from my Stooges/Honeymooners overdose … Well, that was certainly better last night. It wasn’t perfect, but it was better. It couldn’t have been worse. But what the Rangers did in Raleigh further enforced my opinion of them. When they play their…

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64 Happy New Year! … post-game notes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES December 31, 2009 – New York Rangers 2, Carolina Hurricanes 1 (Game #40, Road #20) • The Blueshirts defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1, tonight at RBC Center to improve to 5-1-1 (11 pts.) in their last seven games. • The Rangers are…

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344 It’s go time

Ouch. They just showed the 2002 New Year’s Eve game in Raleigh, which dredged up all sorts of bad memories for me … spending all those New Year’s Eves on the road. That one was particularly terrible. I remember the game was bad (the Rangers won, but good God were…

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108 Goodbye 2009

Sorry, CR9, but the streak with the headlines such as “Rangers at Hurricanes” is long over. Anyway, you can check the math for me, because mine is always fuzzy, but I have the Rangers at 38-34-10 for the calendar year 2009. Which is really hard to believe, because for most…

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165 Yikes! That was horrible

Can I just say that Brandon Dubinsky should be embarrassed for his defensive play? And that Marian Gaborik should be embarrassed for his defensive play? And that Dan Girardi should be embarrassed for his defensive play? And Michael Del Zotto should be embarrassed for his defensive play? And that Christopher…

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56 Post-game notes, quotes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES December 30, 2009 – New York Rangers 0, Philadelphia Flyers 6 (Game #39, Home #20) * The Rangers were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 6-0, to snap their five-game points streak (4-0-1); the five-game point streak was the Blueshirts longest since winning…

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637 Flyers at Rangers

In case you missed it, Canada unveiled its powerhouse Olympic team roster. Wow. Also, in case you missed it, at this point there are only two Rangers — Gaborik and Lundqvist — on any of the Olympic teams. Ryan Callahan has a shot at being on the US team that…

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132 Game day update

According to Andrew Gross, Chris Drury may not play tonight. He missed practice yesterday for personal reasons, and is ill today. So Aaron Voros, who was prucha’d for the entire month of December, might get a shot. Gross also reports that Tortorella said Chad Johnson will not start tomorrow in…

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27 Final games of the year

After all this silly downtime that is sure to catch up with them, the Rangers go back-to-back to close out 2009 and to begin a stretch of 21 games in the next 39 days, with only two breaks of two days each. In other words, for the next six weeks,…

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80 Rangers’ World Jrs. update

From the Rangers: 2010 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP/RANGERS PROSPECTS UPDATE New York, December 29, 2009 – All four Rangers prospects participating in the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships were in action today. In the United States’ 12-1 victory over Latvia, Chris Kreider led all skaters with three goals, completing his…

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219 Ralph & Ed, or Flyers & Bruins?

I am so wrapped up in year-end and decade-end stories right now that I haven’t even considered what Mrs. Carp and I will do New Year’s Eve. But I have a dilemma New Year’s Day. The Winter Classic (are you allowed to say that without including the sponsor’s title, or…

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168 Prospal has knee surgery

Sorry this is late, but I’m sure you’re aware we’ve had some tech problems today. I think the Rangers sabotaged us. I’m kidding. Here’s the official word from the Rangers on Prospal: VINNY PROSPAL UNDERGOES ARTHROSCOPIC KNEE SURGERY Procedure Performed This Morning at Phelps Memorial Hospital New York, December 28,…

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78 Mighta beens

I was reading Larry Brooks’ piece on Sunday about the decade in hockey (which was excellent, by the way). For the second week in a row he mentioned that worst draft day ever, when the Islanders traded Roberto Luongo and Olli Jokenen to Florida for two stiffs, Mark Parrish and…

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52 Rangers’ Juniors update

Just got this from the Rangers: 2010 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP RANGERS PROSPECTS UPDATE New York, December 27, 2009 –All four Rangers prospects participating in the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships recorded points in their respective games tonight. In the United States’ 3-0 victory over Switzerland, Chris Kreider scored the…

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