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506 Rangers-Senators matinee

Doesn’t it seem like forever ago that the Rangers beat the Senators and began a seven-game winning streak? Well, now they’ve lost five of their last six road games and are coming off that woeful home performance against Atlanta (which, by the way, then went home and spanked the L.A.…

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244 Parenteau recalled, Byers demoted

From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS TRANSACTION UPDATE New York, November 13, 2009 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward P.A. Parenteau has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), and forward Dane Byers has been assigned…

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57 Thrashers-Rangers in review

The “first game home after a road trip of three games or more” theory is built on a solid foundation. Every NHL team has gone through it, and nobody has conquered it. The legs aren’t there, and nobody can explain why. So it’s a legit reason for the Rangers’ start…

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39 Post-game notes, quotes

From the NYR:  November 12, 2009 – New York Rangers 3, Atlanta Thrashers 5 (Game #19, Home #9)  Click here for the official game summary and event summary.   • The Rangers were defeated by the Atlanta Thrashers, 5-3, in front of a sold-out crowd (18,200) at Madison Square Garden…

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282 Life without Drury, Dubinsky

So the Rangers think they’ve got enough NHL players to play without two of their top three centers? We’ll see. This is the first game without Chris Drury and Brandon Dubinsky, and I want to see how this is going to work. That will probably be the column I write…

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167 Game night … finally

God, I hate these long stretches with no games. I’m sure the teams need them with the condensed schedule … but you have to wonder why a team (the Rangers) plays just three games in 13 days, then crams in five in the next eight days. Apparently, Ilya Kovalchuk was…

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160 Some hockey news

It was reported in different places yesterday: Ilya Kovalchuk is expected to return from a broken foot tomorrow against the Rangers. Don Maloney and Phoenix are considering talking to Chris Chelios about playing for the Coyotes. Buffalo decided to keep Adam Mair after he cleared waivers. The NHL will keep…

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222 Leetch memories

* Did you know that when Brian Leetch first showed up to join the Rangers as a teenager, his teammates — I think Ron Greschner might have been behind it — nicknamed him “Norm” after the Cheers character? I think it was because he had a fat little face when…

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59 The Hall calls

I just wanted to put this up because the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony is going on right now on NHL Network, and if you can watch it, please do. I thought we might have some discussion here about the Hall, especially about Brian Leetch, one of my favorite…

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188 No call-ups yet (updated)

The Rangers say that no call-ups are expected today, but of course there are no games until Thursday (I hate these long breaks). In case you missed it, Steve Zipay is reporting that Chris Drury is not ruled out of Thursday’s game at this point, and that Lundqvist was among…

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28 Goals and Dreams

The NHLPA e-mailed me about its Goals and Dreams world tour to celebrate the program’s 10th anniversary. Former players will donate $180,00 worth of hockey equipment to grassroots hockey programs in Sweden, Finland, Russia, Latvia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bosnia, Germany, the U.S. and Canada starting Friday. Those who will…

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179 Now what?

Drury had been a near-zero some nights, and Dubinsky maybe a 3 or 4 on a scale of 1-10 so far. … and yet now we will see how much they mean to the Rangers. We will also see how thin this roster actually is. And we’ve had an idea…

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38 Post-game notes

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES November 7, 2009 – New York Rangers 1, Calgary Flames 3 (Game #18, Road #10) * The Blueshirts were defeated by the Calgary Flames, 3-1, tonight at Pengrowth Saddledome to conclude their three-game road trip through Western Canada. * The Rangers are…

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340 Game time thread

I’ve got nuthin’ but frozen fingers… just finished my second of three football games. So I have no idea what happened today, if anything. No idea what you guys have been talking about. No idea about anything except where the heat button is on my dashboard as I attempt to…

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92 Rangers-Flames tonight

Calgary. The other Alberta meat. Once upon a time, this was a deadly double-stop. I actually kept track of stuff like this. In the 1980s through ’90, for a span of eight years, either Edmonton or Calgary was in the Stanley Cup final. And back then, most seasons, every team…

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168 Rangers-Oilers in review

This was pretty simple. A good win, good effort, against an undermanned team that played pretty poorly. So, no, I’m not putting much into the 4-2 victory in Edmonton, other than it is sure better than a loss, an overtime loss or one of those skills competition losses. Those would…

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26 Post-game notes

From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES November 5, 2009 – New York Rangers 4, Edmonton Oilers 2 (Game #17, Road #9) * The Blueshirts defeated the Edmonton Oilers, 4-2, tonight at Rexall Place to improve to 10-6-1 overall, including a 4-4-1 mark on the road; the win was…

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321 Rangers-Oilers

I’ll let this baseball thing go after this. My mom found this photo of me and some other guy after the World Series last night. Combined, he and I make more than $30 million a year. (actually, between the time of this photo and the time it took to actually…

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203 Forsberg scouted; Sather speaks

Which is more incredible? Here’s the link to Larry Brooks’ story today, about the Rangers’ interest in Peter Forsberg and Glen Sather actually admitting it. I wonder which of the bad contracts he will have to eat in order to afford Forsberg. The last thread reminded me of an idea…

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73 Vancouver winter wonderland

While the Rangers were in Vancouver, there was lots of talk about the Olympics — including that bit about fans should get H1NI flu shots before they go, and that the Canucks will be away from their home rink for 40 days — and this scenario kind of reared its…

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