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59 Jets at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. WINNIPEG JETS Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 3-0-0 (6 pts) Jets: 2-1-0 (4 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their fourth game of the 2015-16 season against the Winnipeg Jets at…

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158 Rangers-Blue Jackets 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 audio. Click here for Henrik Lundqvist’s post-game audio (some pretty cool stuff). Thoughts: 1) That is as good a nothing regular-season game…

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15 Rangers 5, Blue Jackets 2 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 5, Blue Jackets 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        WINNING WAYS – The Rangers have won each of their first three games of the regular season for the first time since 2008-09, when they…

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88 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) It was awfully fitting that Alain Vigneault’s 100th win as Rangers coach was so typical of his team. Stick with it, stick with it, stick with it … then find a way to win. How many…

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60 Rangers at Blackhawks tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET United Center – Chicago, IL Rangers: 53-22-7 (113 pts)* Blackhawks: 48-28-6 (102 pts)* *Records are from the 2014-15 regular season TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers begin their 89th NHL season with an Original…

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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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91 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9099753 align=”left”] Preseason Game 5. Flyers at Rangers. With the preseason mercifully dwindling, Alain Vigneault is still juggling and experimenting. So tonight against Mr. Snider’s Team, at least at the start, Rick Nash will skate on the right with Derek Stepan and Chris Krieder. J.T. Miller slides to…

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77 Rangers-Devils in review … with post-game audio

Click here to read my story on the Kevin Hayes/Dominic Moore moves to the wing, from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Henrik Lundqvist post-game audio. Click here for Alain Vigneault post-game audio. Click here for Derek Stepan post-game audio.…

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34 Rangers 4, Devils 3 … post-game notes and roster moves

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Devils 3. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. RANGERS REDUCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER 25 players remain in Training Camp NEW YORK, September 26, 2015 –New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the…

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70 Rangers at Devils … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9097153 align=”left”] Preseason Game 4. Rangers at Devils. The last two Rangers to play a preseason game will do so tonight when Marc Staal and Dan Girardi, both coming off injuries in last spring’s playoffs, debut in Newark. Henrik Lundqvist starts his second straight game in goal. Kevin…

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114 Rangers at Bruins … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9094322 align=”left”] Preseason Game 3. Rangers at Bruins. ICYMI, the Rangers will practice at West Point’s Tate Rink on Oct. 5-6, and the Oct. 5, 11 a.m. practice will be open to the public. They will then fly to Chicago for the Oct. 7 opener (and Stanley Cup banner…

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117 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Is the preseason almost over? Funny how you look forward to hockey all these months, and conveniently forget how choppy and disjointed these games are. Remember when preseason games were just a string of fights interrupted…

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138 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my game story and the post-game notes & quotes (or scroll down one thread). 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) Not terrible for a preseason game. But definitely a…

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68 Rangers training camp, Day 2

Gonna have to miss training camp today, the first day of actual hockey work, but plan on being there Sunday and at MSG Monday for the preseason opener vs. Newark. A couple of things from Day 1 on ice for the Rangers: Marc Staal not only had a bone chip…

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35 Guest blogger: jpp … Who’s gonna be The Man?

“Who’s gonna be The Man?” By jpp What do you ask of a team that has been to the Final Four three out of the last four years, a team that’s won 214 games since the start of the 2011-2012 season? A team that has played 12 playoff series, winning…

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98 Rangers’ Traverse City prospects tournament roster

The goalies, not listed above, are Brandon Halverson and Jacob Smith. From the NYR: RANGERS ANNOUNCE ROSTER FOR 2015 TRAVERSE CITY TOURNAMENT The annual prospect tournament is set to begin on September 11 NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 – Today, the New York Rangers announced their roster for the 2015…

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