Browsing: Alain Vigneault

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452 Rangers-Flyers in review

Spend Monday here at Rangers Report for wall-to-wall NHL Trade Deadline coverage and conversation, including a Live Chat from MSG. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I’m not breaking any news to you guys in saying this loss was overdue. It’s been…

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14 Flyers 4, Rangers 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Flyers 4, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore, with links to Game Summary, etc. –        KILL ZONE – The Rangers were 3-for-3 (6:00) on the penalty kill in the game. New York has not allowed a power play goal in seven of its…

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528 Rangers at Flyers … It’s Go Time!

Game 61. Rangers at Flyers. Light up the Empire State Building in Orange and Black! The Rangers visit Mr. Snider’s Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes for a prime-time game on Mr. Snider’s favorite network. Over/Under on Dave Schultz-Dale Rolfe videos? Tonight is the final meeting of the…

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273 Zuccarello is on the block, and now likely to be moved

Rangers GM Glen Sather has told other teams that the Rangers are more than willing to listen to offers for Mats Zuccarello, after the sides have been unable to come to contract terms — and in fact, reportedly, aren’t even close to an agreement. Zuccarello, who will be an unrestricted…

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125 Rangers at Flyers tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Click here to see a cool new place for Rangers players’ bios and fun info at the team’s Blueshirts United site. (Photo above to honor NBC, which surely will show an entire clip package of Flyers-Rangers fights before the game tonight) Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS…

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279 Rangers-Coyotes in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press confernce video. Thoughts: 1) So what would you rather watch, a buttoned-down, structured struggle like Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Calgary or last night’s…

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19 Rangers 4, Coyotes 3 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Coyotes 3. Click here for boxscore. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to a season-high 10 games (8-0-2 record over the span). It is the first time the Blueshirts have earned at least one point…

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432 Rangers-Flames in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the post-game video of Alain Vigneault’s presser. Click here for the boxscore, with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) The highlight of this early morning was getting out of the cold, into the house and immediately deleting…

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6 Rangers 1, Flames 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 1, Flames 0. Click here for boxscore, with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to a season-high nine games (7-0-2 record over the span). It is the first time the Blueshirts…

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294 Flames at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 59. Flames at Rangers. Click here to see my video preview of tonight’s game. UPDATE: Rick Nash is out day to day with neck spasms. So Oscar Lindberg goes in for him, Kevin Hayes moves up to top line RW. Matt Hunwick in for John Moore. ICYMI earlier,…

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100 Flames at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CALGARY FLAMES Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Flames: 32-23-4 (68 pts) Rangers: 36-16-6 (78 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 59th game of the 2014-15 season and continue their three-game…

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268 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference. Thoughts: 1) Good thing there are shootouts in this league because that would have been an awful tie. 2) How in the world do the Rangers, against a guy (Curtis McElhinney) who fought…

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414 Blue Jackets at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 58. Blue Jackets at Rangers. Click here for my pre-game video. Twenty-five games left. Holy shishkebab. And the trade deadline eight days away. Seems this season just started. Rangers are 8-1-2 in their last 11, 6-1-2 since Henrik Lundqvist was sidelined with a vascular injury in his neck.…

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312 Rangers-Sabres in review

Thoughts: 1) The Rangers sure didn’t play this way in front of Cam Talbot the last five or six games. On the other hand, they weren’t playing the god-awful Baby Buffaloes in those games. That said, against some lousy teams and some good teams, the Rangers hung out Talbot to…

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10 Rangers 3, Sabres 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Sabres 1. Click here for boxscore. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to seven games (5-0-2 record over the span), and they have earned at least one point in 10 of their last 11 games (8-1-2). New…

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394 Rangers at Sabres … It’s Go Time!

Game 57. Rangers at Sabres. Well, well, well, well … Alain Vigneault is rolling the dice tonight and giving 20-year-old goalie Mackenzie Skapski his first NHL start against the Baby Buffaloes. Skapski starts in place of Cam Talbot, who allowed nine goals (plus two on two attempts in a…

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61 Rangers at Sabres tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at BUFFALO SABRES Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY Rangers: 34-16-6 (74 pts) Sabres: 17-37-4 (38 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center (7:00…

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160 Rangers-Canucks in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) It’s so cold I saw a politician with his hands in his own pockets. It’s so cold, I was in traffic and some guy flipped me the mitten. 2) Ah, yes, the shootout. You know how I feel about it…

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