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428 Jets at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 10. Jets at Rangers. Ya boys won their last game with a five-goal third period, and so have won four of their last five. They have played just twice in the past 10 days, but now it gets busy. The Rangers willl play 15 games in 29 in…

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53 Live Rangers Chat today at noon

We’re going to do a Live Chat today at noon. Be there. We can discuss the John Moore suspension, the possibility of Michael Kostka replacing him for the next five games, the comeback win over Minnesota, the first 40 minutes against Minnesota, the first nine games, the next 15 in…

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300 Rangers at Canadiens … It’s Go Time!

Game 8. Rangers at Canadiens. The whiny, diving Habs are off to a 6-1 start, and they seek some measure of revenge for their whiny, diving, embarrassing Eastern Conference Final loss to the Rangers last spring. Of course the fans all want Chris Kreider’s head on a platter for…

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269 Rangers centers Hayes, Mueller making a difference

Here’s my story from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – When training camp began, it seemed the Rangers were set down the middle. Thin, perhaps, but set. Derek Stepan, Derick Brassard, J.T. Miller and Dominic Moore would be the centers; Miller, the 21-year-old rookie ready to replace the departed Brad…

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94 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Planning a Live Chat Friday at noon. Might have been better if they’d lost last night, but still should be good. Be there. Click here for another excellent lohud.com photo gallery from last night’s game. And click here to read my story about that near-perfect victory (sarcasm). Thoughts: 1) I…

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386 Hurricanes at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 5. Hurricanes at Rangers. Panic time? Not yet. After tonight’s game? Yes, definitely. The Rangers have lost three in a row, each uglier than the one before it, allowing 17 goals. In the last two, against Toronto and the Islanders, the Rangers just collapsed at the first sign…

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92 Captain Ryan McDonagh: The obvious choice

Here’s my column from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The choice had been pretty obvious since, well, since the Rangers’ captaincy went vacant with the trade of Ryan Callahan last March. Yeah, the Rangers had other players who would have made perfectly good captains. But Ryan McDonagh was the…

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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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26 Rangers cut roster to 25, still some work to be done

Here is the official announcement from the NYR: RANGERS REASSIGN EIGHT PLAYERS 25 Players Remain on NHL Roster NEW YORK, October 6, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has reassigned eight players from its training camp roster to the Hartford…

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282 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my story on Carl Hagelin, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) I’m not going to talk much about the game, because it wasn’t much of a game. But what’s important, and Alain Vigneault talked about it afterward (see the video, listen to the audio) is the dilemma facing…

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