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330 Rangers at Canucks … It’s Go Time!

Game 29. Rangers at Canucks. The Rangers begin a three-games/four-nights Western Canada swing — the highlight is Friday in Edmonton (Glen Sather honored, Alain Vigneault’s 1,000th game, Henrik Lundqvist vs. Cam Talbot, most likely). The return to Vancouver is old hat (chapeau vieux?) to Vigneault. But it’s a big…

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54 Book gift for Rangers fans … Live Chat at noon today

We’re going to do a Live Rangers Chat today at noon, as the Rangers prep for their Western Canada trip starting tonight. Be there. Or else. Pretty big trip upcoming in terms of story lines, starting tonight when Alain Vigneault goes back to Vancouver again, the Canucks with Brandon Prust…

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140 Rangers-Senators in review

Rangers 4, Senators 1. Click here to read my game 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) Happy Hanukkah, my friends! 2) I thought the Rangers defended right from the start…

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100 Senators at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 28. Senators at Rangers. I will be joining ESPN radio (98.7-FM) for the pre-game show around 6:40 p.m. Give a listen. Click here to read my story on the Rangers trying to survive without Derek Stepan. The Rangers, 1-4-1 in their last six (the win being quite ragged,…

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18 Rangers at Bruins today (1 p.m.) … pre-game notes

FYI, it looks like Emerson Etem and Dylan McIlrath will go back into the lineup, in place of Viktor Stalberg and Dan Boyle (who isn’t playing back-to-backs, at least for the immediate future). It sure can’t hurt to have McIlrath’s size in the lineup against the Bruins, and Zacwagon Rinaldo.…

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53 Blues at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ST. LOUIS BLUES Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 11-2-2 (24 pts) Blues: 11-3-1 (23 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 16th game of the 2015-16 season against the St. Louis…

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50 Rangers preview: Position by position

The Rangers were the best team in the NHL’s regular season last year and reached Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, after going to the Stanley Cup Final the year before. They have played 12 playoff series in the last four years. And the core of the team is…

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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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108 Happy Independence Day!

Hope you are all celebrating the birth of our nation with friends and/or family, and doing something special … … and doing something other than complaining about the god-awful hockey team you’ve had to watch the last four years. I kid. I kid. PS, if anybody wants to do a…

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156 Sather steps down as GM, remains president; Gorton new GM

Rangers president/general manager Glen Sather handed over the team’s GM position to long-time assistant Jeff Gorton on Wednesday. Sather, named the team’s president/GM June 1, 2000 replacing fired Stanley Cup winner Neil Smith, will remain president. Gorton, who had handled a lot of the GM responsibilities the last several years,…

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198 Rangers not major players in free agency

… but, Rick Nash today submits his list of 10 teams to which he would accept a trade as his no-move clause becomes a partial NMC. Not that I believe at all that he’ll be traded, but I guess it’s a possibility. Stay here all day for the action, which…

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398 A few more thoughts on the Rangers’ Talbot trade

More thoughts: 1) So what happened Friday with Cam Talbot? Well, some of the fallout might provide some clues. We know that Buffalo dropped out early when it got Robin Lehner for a first-rounder. You can argue whether Lehner’s better than Talbot. His stats don’t say he is. But he’s…

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207 Rangers’ draft in review

Thoughts: 1) Right now, at this very moment, I think the Rangers are not as good as they were when they last played a hockey game. That’s just me. But when they were eliminated, I thought that they had only one legit first-line player, and he proved once again incapable…

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74 Rangers’ draft summary

From the NYR: RANGERS MAKE SEVEN SELECTIONS IN 2015 NHL ENTRY DRAFT Blueshirts select five forwards, one defenseman, and one goaltender NEW YORK, June 27, 2015 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather, along with Director of Player Personnel Gordie Clark, oversaw the club’s activity at the…

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52 NHL Draft, Day 2 … Hagelin traded to Ducks (updated)

UPDATE: The Rangers traded Carl Hagelin and picks 59 and 179 to Anaheim for pick 41 and Emerson Etem, then drafted LW Ryan Gropp of Seattle (WHL) with the 41st pick just acquired. Gropp: 6-foot-2, 30-28-58 in 67 games last season. This is a cap-driven trade. Hagelin was due to…

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