Browsing: Mats Zuccarello

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273 Zuccarello is on the block, and now likely to be moved

Rangers GM Glen Sather has told other teams that the Rangers are more than willing to listen to offers for Mats Zuccarello, after the sides have been unable to come to contract terms — and in fact, reportedly, aren’t even close to an agreement. Zuccarello, who will be an unrestricted…

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279 Rangers-Coyotes 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 confernce video. Thoughts: 1) So what would you rather watch, a buttoned-down, structured struggle like Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Calgary or last night’s…

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19 Rangers 4, Coyotes 3 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Coyotes 3. Click here for boxscore. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to a season-high 10 games (8-0-2 record over the span). It is the first time the Blueshirts have earned at least one point…

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432 Rangers-Flames in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Click here for the post-game video of Alain Vigneault’s presser. Click here for the boxscore, with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) The highlight of this early morning was getting out of the cold, into the house and immediately deleting…

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268 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com. Click here to see Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference. Thoughts: 1) Good thing there are shootouts in this league because that would have been an awful tie. 2) How in the world do the Rangers, against a guy (Curtis McElhinney) who fought…

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312 Rangers-Sabres in review

Thoughts: 1) The Rangers sure didn’t play this way in front of Cam Talbot the last five or six games. On the other hand, they weren’t playing the god-awful Baby Buffaloes in those games. That said, against some lousy teams and some good teams, the Rangers hung out Talbot to…

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10 Rangers 3, Sabres 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Sabres 1. Click here for boxscore. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers extended their point streak to seven games (5-0-2 record over the span), and they have earned at least one point in 10 of their last 11 games (8-1-2). New…

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61 Rangers at Sabres tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at BUFFALO SABRES Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY Rangers: 34-16-6 (74 pts) Sabres: 17-37-4 (38 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude a back-to-back set against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center (7:00…

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160 Rangers-Canucks in review

Click here for my game story from lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) It’s so cold I saw a politician with his hands in his own pockets. It’s so cold, I was in traffic and some guy flipped me the mitten. 2) Ah, yes, the shootout. You know how I feel about it…

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97 Canucks at Rangers tonight … pre-game notes

Note that Cam Talbot starts in goal, and John Moore goes back in on defense for Matt Hunwick. Pre-game notes from the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. VANCOUVER CANUCKS Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Canucks: 32-21-3 (67 pts) Rangers: 34-16-5 (73…

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219 Rangers game-day odds & ends: The case for Mats Zuccarello

Before we get to Mats Zuccarello’s impending free agency, a couple of PSAs: Starting today, it’s Hockey Weekend in New York, and the Rangers are all over it, including several events being held here in the Westchester-Rockland-Putnam area and environs. See the announcement below for details. Tonight, at 10:30 on…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY Rangers: 33-16-5 (71 pts) Islanders: 37-18-1 (75 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers conclude their four-game road trip with a Metropolitan Division matchup against the New…

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250 Rangers-Coyotes in review

Thoughts: 1) I just find this stat fascinating. The Rangers have had four trips of three games or more and they are 12-1 in those games. No, don’t ask me to explain it. 2) Admit it. You’re not as worried about the next three, four, five weeks, or whatever it…

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215 Rangers at Coyotes tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

(Name that Coyote, above) Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at ARIZONA COYOTES Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Gila River Arena – Glendale, AZ Rangers: 32-16-5 (69 pts) Coyotes: 20-29-7 (47 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their four-game road trip against the Arizona Coyotes…

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289 Rangers-Avalanche in review

Thoughts: 1) Gonna get this out of the way quickly. These last three games the Rangers played … they got five points, but games like these usually lead to losing streaks. There are usually warning signs before a team goes into a tailspin, just as there are signs when a…

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