Browsing: Mark Messier

All-star game
35 NHL All-Star skills competition … It’s Go Time!

ICYMI: The NHL made some announcements today, including that next New Year’s Day’s Winter Classic will be played at Gillette Stadium between the Bruins and Canadiens. Two other outdoor winter games will be Chicago at Minnesota and Detroit at Colorado. Also, the NHL and NHLPA announced that the World Cup…

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298 Islanders at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Islanders: 28-13-1 (57 pts) Rangers: 24-11-4 (52 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 40th game of the 2014-15 season against the New…

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74 Rangers at Sharks tonight (10 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at SAN JOSE SHARKS Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, 10:00 p.m. ET SAP Center at San Jose – San Jose, CA Rangers: 23-11-4 (50 pts) Sharks: 22-15-5 (49 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their three-game road trip against the San Jose…

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92 Rangers at Oilers tonight (9:30 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes from the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at EDMONTON OILERS Sunday, Dec. 14, 9:30 p.m. ET Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB Rangers: 13-10-4 (30 pts) Oilers: 7-18-5 (19 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their four-game road trip and conclude their fourth back-to-back set of the season against the…

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114 Rangers at Canucks tonight (10 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at VANCOUVER CANUCKS Saturday, Dec. 13, 10:00 p.m. ET Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC Rangers: 12-10-4 (28 pts) Canucks: 18-9-2 (38 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers begin a four-game road trip and their fourth back-to-back set of the season against the…

Game review
260 Rangers-Lightning in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) The Rangers were the better team for a large chunk of this game. And I thought they tossed it away. Alain Vigneault said it best, and said it for me: “Unfortunately when you are playing against such a strong opponent,…

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54 Oilers at Rangers tonight (6 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. EDMONTON OILERS Sunday, Nov. 9, 6:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Oilers: 5-8-1 (11 pts) Rangers: 6-4-2 (14 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set and play the first game of a three-game homestand…

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244 Hurricanes at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS VS. CAROLINA HURRICANES Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Hurricanes: 0-2-1 (1 pts) Rangers: 1-3-0 (2 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their four-game homestand against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden (7:00…

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546 NHL Awards show … It’s Go Time!

From the NHL: 2014 NHL AWARDS FINALISTS AND WINNERS A full list of finalists for the 2014 NHL Awards: Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy: Jaromir Jagr (NJ), Manny Malhotra (CAR), Dominic Moore (NYR) Calder Memorial Trophy: Tyler Johnson (TB), Nathan MacKinnon (COL), Ondrej Palat (TB) Frank J. Selke Trophy: Patrice Bergeron…

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770 Game 3: Kings at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Kings at Rangers. Want to apologize first of all for the blog crash today. I know some of you guys inched out to the ledge … and some of you were already out there since Saturday night. First Stanley Cup Final game at MSG since June 14,…

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16 Sam Rosen’s diary: Throw caution to the wind

Sam Rosen has called Rangers games for 30 years on MSG Network. He is famous for his ” … and this one will last a lifetime!” call of the Rangers’ 1994 Stanley Cup championship. Rosen, a New City resident, will provide diary entries throughout this year’s Stanley Cup Final. By…

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118 The 2013-14 Rangers … Hey, you never know

My column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello Ten years ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup. Since then, a bunch of guys from that team have come through the Rangers — current ex-Bolts Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis, and others such as Vinny…

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92 Game 4: Canadiens at Rangers tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Happy anniversary. Twenty years ago tonight, Mark Messier delivered three goals and an assist in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final against the Devils, after his “guarantee” of victory. (Photo by the Associated Press). Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS Sunday, May 25,…

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247 Rangers are good; just not good enough to beat these birds

Here’s my column from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello Same state, different birds. The Pittsburgh Penguins are not, by any stretch of anybody’s imagination, the Philadelphia Flyers. The Rangers are going to be involved in a test far above and beyond what they’ve endured the last two…

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