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69 Rangers’ season preview: Position by position

We’re continuing our season preview package. To follow is my column on Ryan McDonagh, my column on the fortunes of this defending Eastern Conference championship team, and my NHL divisional predictions.When I do those I’ll ask y’all to chime in with your prognostications. Also, as we approach the season, I’m…

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99 Rangers at Devils … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 6. Rangers at Devils. This is it for ya boys. The final preseason game, and the final look for a bunch of players looking to earn spots before the Rangers make their cut down to 22 or 23 players Sunday or Monday and submit their cap-compliant roster…

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158 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here to read my story on the decisions Alain Vigneault must make regarding his captains and his roster, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) Alain Vigneault claimed to not have known which players wore captains’ letters Friday night, because, you know, he wasn’t behind the bench. He was upstairs with GM…

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118 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Thoughts: 1) Is it possible that this team will be faster overall than last year? Yessiree. Speed kills, and when  you replace Brian Boyle with (take your pick), replace Brad Richards with J.T. Miller, have a full season of Martin St. Louis’ wheels plus Chris Kreider from the start, maybe…

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78 Rangers will have to go to Plan B minus Derek Stepan (updated)

CORRECTION: Because there was some confusion in the info, Stepan’s original injury (suffered pre-camp) was NOT to his foot but to his fibula. The exact same spot that broke. Happy Rosh Hashanah, my friends! Here’s my story from The Journal News/lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The injury was freakish,…

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47 BREAKING: Derek Stepan fractures fibula in drills

Will update with info as it becomes available. Derek Stepan suffered a fractured left fibula during on-ice conditioning drills Wednesday morning at the MSG Training Center in Greenburgh. Stepan was skating in a non-contact sprint drill and went down to the ice clutching his left leg. He had to be…

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197 Rangers-Devils in review

Thoughts: 1) Click here to read my story about the competition in training camp, albeit a lot of competition for not too many jobs, from lohud.com. Or scroll to the previous thread to read the story there. 2) So, at the suggestion of our friend jpp, here’s a little contest.…

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6 Devils 5, Rangers 4 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Devils 5, Rangers 4. Click here for boxscore. Team/player notes: –        Spreading the wealth … Ten different Rangers registered a point in the contest, including goaltender Cam Talbot. 3 Stars on Broadway –        It’s Miller Time … J.T. Miller recorded two assists…

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322 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 1. Devils at Rangers. Ya boys open the preseason against their rivals. The Rangers, who lost five regulars from their lineup over the summer, will dress 12 new players or/and players vying for those spots tonight, and will likely have a much different lineup in their next…

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90 Traverse City finale: Wild 6, Rangers 3 … post-game notes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Wild 6, Rangers 3. Game summary: The Rangers were defeated by the Minnesota Wild, 6-3, today in their final game of the Traverse City Tournament. The Blueshirts posted a 1-1-2 record in the tournament. Minnesota opened the scoring at 12:35 of the…

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136 Reports: Rangers sign free-agent center/winger Kevin Hayes, 22

According to several reports, the Rangers signed 22-year-old unrestricted free agent Kevin Hayes, a left-shooting right-winger who can also play center, Wednesday. Hayes, Chicago’s first-round pick in 2010 (24th overall), became an unrestricted free agent when the Blackhawks failed/declined to sign him by the Aug. 15 deadline. Three teams went…

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567 Guest blogger: Miami Pimp … and you probably know the topic

(Editor’s note: For those unfamiliar with today’s guest blogger, this qualifies as a positive, upbeat, glass-half-full essay given the lack of the use of terms such as “amateur hour,” “clowns” and “dogs’ breakfast.” And, well, he tends to favor a certain player. Also, he’s a tad unusual.) “It’s all about…

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468 Kreider signed, Sather still has work to do

Here’s my story from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello The Rangers once again avoided arbitration with one of their restricted free agents Wednesday when they got in under the wire with a two-year agreement with winger Chris Kreider. Kreider signed a two-year deal worth $4.95 million —…

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103 Zuccarello signs; Kreider scheduled for arbitration Wednesday

The Rangers signed one of their three arbitration-bound restricted free agents, Mats Zuccarello, Tuesday night. Zuccarello, the Rangers best forward for most of the season, agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract. By agreeing to the one-year deal, Zuccarello can become an unrestricted free agent after 2014-15 unless the sides…

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1613 NHL free-agency day … It’s Go Time!

Here’s my column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello In pretty much any other year, the Rangers would probably be overpaying, or attempting to overpay Paul Stastny or some other free agent when the market opens Tuesday at noon. But this isn’t any other year. This is…

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