Browsing: Derick Brassard

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257 Rangers-Panthers 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 conference video. Thoughts: 1) I know this is speculative and hypothetical, but any other Rangers team — including 2012 and 1994 — probably…

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58 Panthers at Rangers tonight (5 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. FLORIDA PANTHERS Sunday, Mar. 15, 2015, 5:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Panthers: 31-23-14 (76 pts) Rangers: 43-17-7 (93 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set tonight, Mar. 15, against the Florida Panthers at…

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154 Rangers-Sabres in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for the post-game notes and audio from last night. Thoughts: 1) Full marks to the kid in goal, 20-year-old Mackenzie Skapski who, but for a fluke goal 14 seconds into his NHL debut, would have two…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at BUFFALO SABRES Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY Rangers: 42-17-7 (91 pts) Sabres: 19-42-6 (44 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their season-high five-game road trip and begin a back-to-back set against the…

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52 Rangers at Capitals tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Verizon Center – Washington, DC Rangers: 41-17-7 (89 pts) Capitals: 36-21-10 (82 pts) (Note: all stats/rankings are through games completed on Mar. 9) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their season-high five-game…

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167 Rangers-Islanders 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 conference video. Thoughts: 1) We’re really seeing something pretty remarkable here. A team that very often doesn’t play 60, sometimes doesn’t even play…

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62 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Islanders 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers have earned at least one point in 14 of their last 15 contests (11-1-3), and have won 11 of their last 14 contests…

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56 Rangers at Islanders tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers: 40-17-7 (87 pts) Islanders: 43-21-4 (90 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their season-high five-game road trip  with a Metropolitan Division matchup against the…

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153 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the Game Summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I sometimes feel like I’m running out of things to say about this team. The Rangers win when they don’t play particularly well, do it quite often actually. Then when they need to play a near-perfect…

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11 Rangers 1, Blackhawks 0 (OT) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game audio courtesy of the Blackhawks: Click here for Alain Vigneault. Click here for Marc Staal. Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 1, Blackhawks 0 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        40/40 CLUB – The Rangers earned their 40th win of the…

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74 Rangers at Blackhawks tonight (7:30 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Hope you remembered to move your clocks ahead. Click here for Saturday afternoon’s blog post, which included a story on the Rangers visiting Brad Richards and the Blackhawks, and quotes from practice; plus a story about Henrik Lundqvist. Pre-game notes courtesy of NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Sunday,…

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169 Rangers-Red Wings in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) There was a lot of skill on the ice in that game. Holy shishkebab. Amazing how they can play that fast, and still that tight. No room at all, yet 150 mph all night. I thought…

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10 Red Wings 2, Rangers 1 (OT) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Red Wings 2, Rangers 1 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – New York has earned at least one point in 12 of its last 13 contests (9-1-3) and in 15 of its last 17…

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222 Trades for Yandle, Sheppard give Vigneault options

Sorry, didn’t get a chance to post this yesterday. My story from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – Going into the trade deadline, the consensus was that the Rangers needed to add a No. 6 defenseman and a bottom-six forward. Well, they gave up a lot and got a defenseman…

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84 Rangers at Red Wings tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at DETROIT RED WINGS Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI Rangers: 39-17-6 (84 pts) Red Wings: 35-15-11 (81 pts) Click here for more information on all Rangers players (this is pretty cool). TONIGHT’S GAME…

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504 Rangers-Predators in review

Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. There is also a bunch of leftover stuff, including my story from Trade Deadline Day in the post just below this one, with some extra quotes from Glen Sather, Keith Yandle, Mats Zuccarello and Alain Vigneault. So please scroll down. Or…

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16 Rangers 4, Predators 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Predators 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – New York has earned at least one point in 11 of its last 12 contests (9-1-2), and has won nine of its last…

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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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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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