Browsing: John Moore

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322 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 1. Devils at Rangers. Ya boys open the preseason against their rivals. The Rangers, who lost five regulars from their lineup over the summer, will dress 12 new players or/and players vying for those spots tonight, and will likely have a much different lineup in their next…

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468 Kreider signed, Sather still has work to do

Here’s my story from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello The Rangers once again avoided arbitration with one of their restricted free agents Wednesday when they got in under the wire with a two-year agreement with winger Chris Kreider. Kreider signed a two-year deal worth $4.95 million —…

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103 Zuccarello signs; Kreider scheduled for arbitration Wednesday

The Rangers signed one of their three arbitration-bound restricted free agents, Mats Zuccarello, Tuesday night. Zuccarello, the Rangers best forward for most of the season, agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract. By agreeing to the one-year deal, Zuccarello can become an unrestricted free agent after 2014-15 unless the sides…

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1613 NHL free-agency day … It’s Go Time!

Here’s my column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello In pretty much any other year, the Rangers would probably be overpaying, or attempting to overpay Paul Stastny or some other free agent when the market opens Tuesday at noon. But this isn’t any other year. This is…

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205 Game 5: Rangers-Kings in review

We’ll have some more chats, for sure. And we’re going to have a lot of reaction the next several days, then through breakup day, the buyout period, the draft (do they have any picks?) and of course July 1. Gonna be a short summer. Thoughts: 1) Happy Anniversary? June 14,…

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193 Game 3: Rangers-Kings in review

This is subject to change, and subject to the blog server not crashing, but we’re planning to do another Live Stanley Cup Final Chat today at noon. Or maybe we’ll call it, Talking You Down. Be there. Thoughts: 1) This review is quick and easy. The Los Angeles Kings are…

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352 Game 2: Rangers-Kings in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m going to start out with that one single play. I understand, maybe the Kings come back anyway, maybe they don’t and there’s no way to know. It sure started the comeback that did happen, though. But we’ve been saying all year long how these freakin’ inconsistent calls…

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1208 Game 2: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 2. Rangers at Kings. First of all … NOT a must-win. Big, very important game, yes, and going down 0-2 will be extremely difficult against this L.A. team … but NOT a must-win. Some stats: Teams winning Game 2 of the Final have gone on to win the…

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19 Stanley Cup Final off-day transcript: Alain Vigneault

From the NHL/ASAP Sports: ALAIN VIGNEAULT LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Practice Day THE MODERATOR:  Questions for Coach Vigneault. Q.  After the way Game1 went down, advantage for you to have the two days in between as opposed to one day off? COACH VIGNEAULT:  It’s the same for both teams.  I don’t…

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1094 Game 1: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 1. Rangers at Kings. For the first time in 20 years, ya boys will play a Stanley Cup Final game tonight. They haven’t played since May 29, when they eliminated Montreal. The Kings last played Sunday, the OT win in Chicago punching their ticket to the Final. They…

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351 Moore, St. Louis storylines make this Cup run special

Here are my stories from The Journal News and Lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello Great teams usually have something special among them. Especially hockey teams. If player 20 doesn’t do his job, it might not matter what player 1 does. And when it’s special, when there’s a bond, there often are…

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