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45 Rangers prospect report Nov. 9-15

NEW YORK RANGERS PROSPECT REPORT: NOV. 9 – NOV. 15   Keegan Iverson, RW, Portland Winterhawks (WHL) – Iverson registered a goal/point in each of Portland’s three games during the past week, tallying four goals over the span. The Rangers’ third round pick (85th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry…

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158 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my game 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 video. Thoughts: 1) OK, I’m going to ignore the second period for a minute and focus, for a minute, on the…

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51 The Rangers’ Boyle-McIlrath-Diaz decision

Not sure if there’s a lot to make of this or not. But the Rangers have an agreement with Raphael Diaz — who was signed for one year, $700,000 as a free agent over the summer, but had to be demoted to Hartford (AHL) — to recall him or release…

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82 Decision day for Rangers? Or not?

In case you missed it, my Lohud colleague Nancy Haggerty wrote a terrific story about athletes and painkillers. Click here to read it. ********************************************************* Alain Vigneault met with Jeff Gorton and staff Thursday to come to a decision about which three (maybe just two, but doubtful) players will be cut…

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218 Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here to read my story about Alain Vigneault’s decisions, from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Isn’t 4-1-1 the hip way to say “information?” … Well, the Rangers’ 4-1-1 record gives us no information. There’s no way that record indicates…

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107 Bruins at Rangers … It’s Go Time

Preseason Game 6. Bruins at Rangers. Thank God it’s almost over. Oscar Lindberg is expected to  be named the winner of the Lars-Erik Sjoberg Award as the best rookie in camp, though Dylan McIlrath could get consideration. The award is named for the late Rangers European scout, and a…

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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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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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106 Guest blogger: Jim Nasium … Expectations vs. Reality

Expectations vs. Reality By Jim Nasium “The group we had this year, and I think the skill and the determination we also had, it’s disappointing to come up short.” – Henrik Lundqvist “It’s tough to look back at how good the season was or what we accomplished as a team…

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