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Hockey
114 Avalanches at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. COLORADO AVALANCHE Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Avalanche: 4-8-5 (13 pts) Rangers: 7-6-2 (16 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their three-game homestand against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden (7:00…

Hockey
125 Hall of Fame Day and an interesting class

Some automatics on the ballot — if there even is a ballot, or is it just a discussion behind closed doors; nobody seems to know how the hell the Hockey Hall of Fame committee selects its inductees. But also some borderliners up for election/selection this year. The announcement is expected…

New York Rangers
352 Tortorella on Game 7: “My thought is to win it”

Carp’s in transit home from Ottawa, with a layover in the city that brought you last night’s mystifying call on Ottawa’s second goal. I’m here in his stead, although John Tortorella was pretty short in today’s conference call. The coach had “no comment” on Milan Michalek’s kick of Dan Girardi…

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98 Something’s missing

If we’re all in agreement that “the Rangers have struggled”:http://www.lohud.com/article/20081111/SPORTS01/811110385/-1/SPORTS since charging out of the gates last month, what’s less clear is what exactly they’re struggling with. Do they lack a physical presence on the backline that would make life more difficult for opponents? Are they absent the character needed…