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57 Brad Richards: Rangers have no choice, must exercise buyout

My column from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello Everybody knew Brad Richards would be a better player for the Rangers this season than he was last season … because he couldn’t be any worse. We knew he’d be better because he was angered, frustrated, probably embarrassed by…

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193 Game 3: Rangers-Kings in review

This is subject to change, and subject to the blog server not crashing, but we’re planning to do another Live Stanley Cup Final Chat today at noon. Or maybe we’ll call it, Talking You Down. Be there. Thoughts: 1) This review is quick and easy. The Los Angeles Kings are…

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352 Game 2: Rangers-Kings in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m going to start out with that one single play. I understand, maybe the Kings come back anyway, maybe they don’t and there’s no way to know. It sure started the comeback that did happen, though. But we’ve been saying all year long how these freakin’ inconsistent calls…

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20 Game 2: Kings 5, Rangers 4 (2OT) … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; post-game interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: Kings 5, Rangers 4 (2OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in double overtime tonight in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center.…

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1208 Game 2: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 2. Rangers at Kings. First of all … NOT a must-win. Big, very important game, yes, and going down 0-2 will be extremely difficult against this L.A. team … but NOT a must-win. Some stats: Teams winning Game 2 of the Final have gone on to win the…

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19 Stanley Cup Final off-day transcript: Alain Vigneault

From the NHL/ASAP Sports: ALAIN VIGNEAULT LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day THE MODERATOR:  Questions for Coach Vigneault. Q.  After the way Game1 went down, advantage for you to have the two days in between as opposed to one day off? COACH VIGNEAULT:  It’s the same for both teams.  I don’t…

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50 CUP FINAL OFF-DAY TRANSCRIPT: Alain Vigneault

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day Alain Vigneault THE MODERATOR:  Questions for coach. Q.  Obviously Dan’s pass did not lose the game last night.  When a guy makes a play like that that’s so out there at the end, what is the dynamic of how difficult it is when you have…

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258 Game 1: Rangers-Kings in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m not sure what to make of Game 1. Why? Because I thought it was kind of what we should have expected. The Kings are a bigger, heavier team who beat the crap out of you and give up chances. The Rangers are a faster team that won’t…

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10 Game 1: Kings 3, Rangers 2 (OT) … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: Game 1: Kings 3, Rangers 2 (OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, in overtime tonight in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center.…

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