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226 A few more thoughts on the Rangers’ Talbot trade

More thoughts: 1) So what happened Friday with Cam Talbot? Well, some of the fallout might provide some clues. We know that Buffalo dropped out early when it got Robin Lehner for a first-rounder. You can argue whether Lehner’s better than Talbot. His stats don’t say he is. But he’s…

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207 Rangers’ draft in review

Thoughts: 1) Right now, at this very moment, I think the Rangers are not as good as they were when they last played a hockey game. That’s just me. But when they were eliminated, I thought that they had only one legit first-line player, and he proved once again incapable…

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74 Rangers’ draft summary

From the NYR: RANGERS MAKE SEVEN SELECTIONS IN 2015 NHL ENTRY DRAFT Blueshirts select five forwards, one defenseman, and one goaltender NEW YORK, June 27, 2015 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather, along with Director of Player Personnel Gordie Clark, oversaw the club’s activity at the…

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51 NHL Draft, Day 2 … Hagelin traded to Ducks (updated)

UPDATE: The Rangers traded Carl Hagelin and picks 59 and 179 to Anaheim for pick 41 and Emerson Etem, then drafted LW Ryan Gropp of Seattle (WHL) with the 41st pick just acquired. Gropp: 6-foot-2, 30-28-58 in 67 games last season. This is a cap-driven trade. Hagelin was due to…

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346 Rangers say goodbye to Martin St. Louis

As has been speculated here since late in the regular season, Larry Brooks reported today that the Rangers have parted ways with Martin St. Louis, whom they could not have afforded to keep at any price even if they wanted to keep him. So St. Louis, who is not retiring…

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173 NHL Awards show tonight … let the Rangers’ action begin

Vegas, baby! The NHL Awards show — a usually ridiculous, barely entertaining, at times insufferable extravaganza of strained jokes and questionable music — is tonight in Las Vegas. And, yes, the team that had the best regular-season in the NHL, has just two finalists for any award — coach Alain…

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66 Burke Rehabilitation Hospital honors Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh

Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh is among the honorees at the Centennial Burke Award reception Tuesday at the Pierre hotel in Manhattan. McDonagh will be honored along with stroke survivor Brad Berman and his wife, Jessica, who have raised more than $600,000 for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Lower Limb Robotics Program through…

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74 Stanley Cup Final Game 5 … It’s Go Time!

Game 5. Blackhawks at Lightning. So, big pivotal game in this series at the Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes, right? Winner of Game 5 can win the Stanley Cup on Monday. Not so fast. In four of the last seven Stanley Cup Final series that were tied…

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117 Guest blogger: Paul Calderazzo … Rangers report card

(Editor’s note: Special thanks to Paul Calderazzo for stepping up and volunteering this report card on the Rangers’ season and playoffs. If anybody wants to do a guest blog during the offseason, just drop me an email at rcarpini@lohud.com. Thank you. — Carp). ******************************************************** New York Rangers 2014-15 Grades by…

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110 Stanley Cup Final Game 4 … It’s Go Time!

Game 4. Lightning at Blackhawks. Big, huge thank you to Kenny Albert for doing today’s Live Chat. That guy rules. Now he can tell the world he’s done the NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA, Olympics (plus boxing, etc.) AND a Rangers Report Live Chat. Not many have done all of…

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10 Live Rangers Chat with Kenny Albert today at noon

Gonna have a Live Chat with the voice of the Rangers, Kenny Albert, today at noon. Bring your questions and comments. Then we’ll have an “It’s Go Time!” thread for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final from across the street from the former Madhouse on Madison. Photos by Getty…

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220 Stanley Cup Final Game 3 … It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Lightning at Blackhawks. Big mystery in goal: Ben Bishop or 20-year-old backup Andrei Vasilevskiy for the Lightning? And Stanley Cup champ Corey Crawford, or that guy who played Game 2, for the Blackhawks? Bishop and Squirrely Bowman, er, Jon Cooper, were giving out no info this morning.…

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59 Coach’s challenge coming to the NHL?

In case you missed this a few days ago: From the NHL/NHLPA: NHL/NHLPA COMPETITION COMMITTEE STATEMENT NEW YORK — Co-chairs of the NHL / NHLPA Competition Committee – Mathieu Schneider, National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) Special Assistant to the Executive Director, and Colin Campbell, National Hockey League (NHL) Senior…

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