Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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50 Rangers 3, Blues 2 … post-game notes

Click here for a very cool photo gallery off the opening-night victory. Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Blues 2. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Dan Boyle, Anthony Duclair, Tanner Glass, and Lee Stempniak all made their Rangers debuts in tonight’s contest. The Rangers have now…

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739 Rangers at Blues … It’s Go Time!

Game 1. Rangers at Blues. Ya boys set out to duplicate and surpass what they did last season. Tall task. But they are as good or better than they were last year, theoretically anyway. They leap right back onto the horse with three games in four nights, a visit…

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88 Rangers at Blues tonight (8 p.m.) … pregame notes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at ST. LOUIS BLUES Thursday, Oct. 9, 8:00 p.m. ET Scottrade Center – St. Louis, MO Rangers: 45-31-6 (96 pts)* Blues: 52-23-7 (111 pts)*  * Team records are from the 2013-14 regular season   TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will open up the 2014-15…

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92 Captain Ryan McDonagh: The obvious choice

Here’s my column from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The choice had been pretty obvious since, well, since the Rangers’ captaincy went vacant with the trade of Ryan Callahan last March. Yeah, the Rangers had other players who would have made perfectly good captains. But Ryan McDonagh was the…

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69 Rangers’ season preview: Position by position

We’re continuing our season preview package. To follow is my column on Ryan McDonagh, my column on the fortunes of this defending Eastern Conference championship team, and my NHL divisional predictions.When I do those I’ll ask y’all to chime in with your prognostications. Also, as we approach the season, I’m…

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26 Rangers cut roster to 25, still some work to be done

Here is the official announcement from the NYR: RANGERS REASSIGN EIGHT PLAYERS 25 Players Remain on NHL Roster NEW YORK, October 6, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has reassigned eight players from its training camp roster to the Hartford…

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11 Devils 3, Rangers 0 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Devils 3, Rangers 0. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Hot at the Dot … The Rangers won 38 of 57 faceoffs (66.7%) in the game, as five of the six Blueshirts who took a faceoff won at least 50 percent of their…

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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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210 Blackhawks at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 5. Blackhawks at Rangers. Ya boys play their last home game of the preseason. They close tomorrow in Newark. Henrik Lundqvist makes his fourth and final appearance, with Cam Talbot getting the full game against the Devils Saturday. Martin St. Louis see his first game action at…

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