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23 Guest blogger: George Grimm … reminiscing with Jack Egers

Reminiscing with Jack Egers By George Grimm Armed with a slapshot that earned him the nickname “Smokey” because it was said he could “knock the sap out of the wood of his stick”, Jack Egers was destined for stardom. Unfortunately a series of injuries including a concussion hampered and ultimately…

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310 Game 4: Rangers at Penguins (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Rangers: 2-1 Penguins: 1-2 TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play Game 4 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy…

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159 Rangers-Oilers in review

Thoughts: 1) The Rangers weren’t God-awful, just awful enough to lose. They sure have played worse games than this one, but this was their worst in the last six, since that Islanders game at the Garden before the Stadium Series and the competitive loss to St. Louis. And that was…

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210 Pelham’s Joseph Ruggiero named winner of Emile Francis Award

Congratulations go out to Joseph Ruggiero of Pelham, who on Tuesday night was named the winner of the annual Emile Francis Award for “tireless efforts, sacrifices, dedication and service to youth hockey.” Ruggiero was presented the award on the ice at Madison Square Garden by native New Yorkers and former…

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203 “Go Skate!” program launched by Rangers

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS LAUNCH NEW YOUTH HOCKEY PLATFORM “GO SKATE!” Team Celebrates Launch of “Go Skate!” with Second Annual “Hockey Weekend in New York” from Feb. 17-20 New York – The New York Rangers announced today the launch of a new youth hockey platform – “Go Skate!…