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182 Rangers prospect report Jan. 12-18

From the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS PROSPECT REPORT: JAN. 12 – JAN. 18 1. Adam Tambellini, C, Calgary Hitmen (WHL) – Tambellini registered his second career WHL hat trick and posted a plus-three rating on Jan. 18 vs. Regina. He has posted four multi-point games, including three…

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170 Rangers prospect report Dec. 29-Jan. 5

Courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS PROSPECT REPORT: DEC. 29 – JAN. 5 The 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship concluded yesterday, Jan. 5, as Team Canada defeated Team Russia, 5-4, in the Gold Medal Game. Three Rangers prospects (Anthony Duclair, Pavel Buchnevich, and Igor Shesterkin) captured a medal in…

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181 Rangers prospect report, Dec. 8-14

Courtesy of the NYR: Richard Nejezchleb, RW, Tri-City Americans (WHL) – Nejezchleb (photo right) tallied four points (two goals, two assists) in the Americans’ four games this past week. He notched a goal in Tri-City’s 4-3 shootout loss to Everett on Dec. 9 and recorded two points (one goal, one…

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282 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my story on Carl Hagelin, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) I’m not going to talk much about the game, because it wasn’t much of a game. But what’s important, and Alain Vigneault talked about it afterward (see the video, listen to the audio) is the dilemma facing…

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99 Rangers at Devils … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 6. Rangers at Devils. This is it for ya boys. The final preseason game, and the final look for a bunch of players looking to earn spots before the Rangers make their cut down to 22 or 23 players Sunday or Monday and submit their cap-compliant roster…

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158 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here to read my story on the decisions Alain Vigneault must make regarding his captains and his roster, from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) Alain Vigneault claimed to not have known which players wore captains’ letters Friday night, because, you know, he wasn’t behind the bench. He was upstairs with GM…

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175 Rangers-Flyers in review (again)

Thoughts: 1) Happy October. Gotta tell you, that’s enough preseason for me. If they stopped right now, I’d be happy. The last two games, at least, will pretty much be the Rangers’ opening-night roster with a few players battling for the last two or three jobs. And they’ll be playing…

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118 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Thoughts: 1) Is it possible that this team will be faster overall than last year? Yessiree. Speed kills, and when  you replace Brian Boyle with (take your pick), replace Brad Richards with J.T. Miller, have a full season of Martin St. Louis’ wheels plus Chris Kreider from the start, maybe…

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13 Rangers 4, Blackhawks 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Blackhawks 1. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Special (Teams) Performance … The Rangers were 1-for-3 (33.3%) on the power play in the contest. New York has tallied a power play goal in each of its two preseason games this year…

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5 Roster competition in camp, but for not many spots

Here’s my story from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello NEW YORK – You do the math and you realize that, as much as coach Alain Vigneault and the Rangers organization want some young players to make the roster, there won’t be a lot of room. So there…

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150 Rangers-Oilers in review

Thoughts: 1) Unrelated to this game, but there was a lot of chatter about helmets and fights and head injuries this week, and Gary Bettman talked about “player safety” again, and it always makes me wonder. Why in Holy Hell does the league allow players to wear their chinstraps down…

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339 Rangers-Flames in review

Thoughts: 1) Boy, Slats with that Borsalino was awfully tough on Derek Stepan in the taped interview on MSG. “He’s going to get paid, just not today.” Suggested he was “a fool” for listening to his agent. Classic old-school stuff. And I get it, that it’s playing the CBA and…

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269 It’s Go Time! … Rangers at Flames

Game 3 of this 15-game trip. First of four in five nights out West to close the preseason. Then ya boys come home for a few days of practice before heading to Phoenix. Henrik Lundqvist is scheduled to play the entire game tonight at the Saddledome that changes sponsor names…

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224 Big week for a number of youngsters, starting tonight

The Rangers get back to work tonight in Calgary, to start a preseason-closing week in which they play four games in five nights. It’s a crucial week for some of the young players trying to make Alain Vigneault’s team, especially if Derek Stepan remains unsigned on opening night (doubtful). Expected…

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167 Guest blogger: Manny … Rangers-Devils in review

Before everyone starts demanding trades, firing coaches and writing off the season as a total loss let’s remember that pre-season games are hardly must-win scenarios (a lesson Rex Ryan learned the hard way). That said, with 46 players competing for half that many roster spots, there is certainly an aspect…

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