Browsing: Jesper Fast

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319 Rangers-Ducks 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) This is why you guys should relax when they lose one, or when they play a semi-stinker in Raleigh,…

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361 Ducks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 71. Ducks at Rangers. Another test for the Rangers. The Mighty Ducks are tied with Montreal for the best record in the NHL with 99 points, two ahead of the Rangers, who have a game in hand on both teams. The Rangers beat the Ducklings 4-1 in Anaheim…

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133 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) First, a very personal note. Some of you long-time Rangers fans who live in the  area might remember the name Dick Yerg, who covered the Rangers for these Gannett newspapers for 19 years. He passed away…

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1 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (shootout) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; post-game audio courtesy of the Hurricanes: Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (shootout). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        WINNING WAYS – The Rangers earned their 45th win of the season in the contest. The Blueshirts have won 45 games…

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252 Rangers at Hurricanes … It’s Go Time!

Game 70. Rangers at Hurricanes. The Rangers lost a five-game winning streak vs. Chicago, 1-0, Wednesday, their first regulation loss in eight games, their second in 19 (14-2-3). They are 33-8-3 in their last 44, and haven’t lost two in a row. They haven’t lost two in a row…

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58 Lundqvist skips first practice back, as his family grows (UPDATED)

From Henrik Lundqvist via Twitter: @HLundqvist30 My little girl is here!! Everyone is doing great. She did not get the memo of me returning to practice today so we’ll try that again… ************************************************* So Henrik Lundqvist’s first full practice Friday … didn’t happen. Lundqvist had to bail on practice when…

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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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128 Rangers 2, Panthers 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Panthers 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        TOP OF THE HEAP – As of the conclusion of tonight’s game, the Rangers have the top record in the Metropolitan Division, the Eastern Conference, and…

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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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427 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Remember that loss in Detroit Dec. 6, after the Rangers got their butts kicked by Tampa Bay the game before? When everybody was crying about how bad this team is? Well, since then they have played…

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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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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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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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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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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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459 Predators at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 62. Predators at Rangers. The trade deadline has come and gone, so this is the Rangers’ team, for better or worse, long playoff run or short. ICYMI, the Mats Zuccarello deal is done — four years at $4.5 million cap hit per, with a no-trade clause in the…

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528 Rangers at Flyers … It’s Go Time!

Game 61. Rangers at Flyers. Light up the Empire State Building in Orange and Black! The Rangers visit Mr. Snider’s Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes for a prime-time game on Mr. Snider’s favorite network. Over/Under on Dave Schultz-Dale Rolfe videos? Tonight is the final meeting of the…

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