Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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81 Rangers-Senators in review

Click here to read my column on Mats Zuccarello. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) The eight wins in a row are great, piling up all these points, great too. But the bigger picture is that Saturday’s 2-1 shootout win is one…

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56 Rangers 2, Senators 1 (shootout) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Senators 1 (shootout). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        START ME UP – The Rangers have registered 13 wins and 28 points in the first 17 games of the 2015-16 season. The Blueshirts’ 13 wins are…

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207 Rangers at Senators … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9180013 align=”left”] Game 17. Rangers at Senators. Click here to read my column on Mats Zuccarello. The Rangers begin another of their 17 back-to-back sets today at the Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes in Kanata, Ont., which also changed its name. There will be a moment…

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6 Rangers at Senators today (1 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Only one change to the lineup planned today. Dominic Moore goes back in for Emerson Etem. Moore will play his 700th game, and Derick Brassard his 500th. Click here to read my column on Mats Zuccarello. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at OTTAWA SENATORS Saturday, Nov.…

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24 Rangers’ Zuccarello reaching new “heights”

“A little man often cast a long shadow.” – George Macaulay Trevelyan. Aside from his close buddy, the guy in the pads holding down the fort behind his team, nobody has cast as long a shadow this season as the Rangers’ smallest player. And in its biggest challenge game of…

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137 Rangers-Blues in review

Click here to read my early story on the way the Rangers defend, which nearly became obsolete. 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) Did…

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14 Rangers 6, Blues 3 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 6, Blues 3. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        START ME UP – The Rangers have registered 12 wins and 26 points in the first 16 games of the 2015-16 season. The Blueshirts’ 12 wins…

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164 Blues at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9176020 align=”left”] Game 16. Blues at Rangers. Two teams, both off to the best 15-game start in franchise history, at the Garden tonight. The Blues (11-3-1) have won three in a row and six of seven. The Rangers (11-2-2) have won six in a row and are 8-0-2…

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19 Rangers rise by shutting it down

NEW YORK — Say this for the Rangers: No matter how well or how poorly they’ve played at times in this young season, they don’t give up much. The stingy Rangers had allowed one goal or fewer in seven of their last nine games (going 8-0-1 in those games) with…

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53 Blues at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ST. LOUIS BLUES Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 11-2-2 (24 pts) Blues: 11-3-1 (23 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 16th game of the 2015-16 season against the St. Louis…

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150 Rangers-Hurricanes in review

Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. Click here to read my story on Tarrytown’s Brett Pesce, Carolina’s rookie defenseman. 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) God I hate these interconference…

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6 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Hurricanes 0. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        START ME UP – The Rangers have registered 11 wins and 24 points in the first 15 games of the 2015-16 season. The Blueshirts’ 11 wins…

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96 Hurricanes at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9171954 align=”left”] Game 15. Hurricanes at Rangers. (Click here to read my story on Tarrytown’s Brett Pesce, Carolina’s rookie defenseman and lifelong Rangers fan who idolizes Ryan McDonagh). Though it may be difficult to believe, ya boys are on a five-game winning streak and 7-0-2 in their last…

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

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. CAROLINA HURRICANES Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 10-2-2 (22 pts) Hurricanes: 6-8-0 (12 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 15th game of the 2015-16 season against the Carolina Hurricanes in…

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210 Rangers-Coyotes in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts:. 1) Once again, good-not-great equals a win. These guys have made a cottage industry of racking up wins regardless of the level of their play. And it certainly wasn’t bad. Not bad at all. Makes you wonder,…

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4 Rangers 4, Coyotes 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Coyotes 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        PERFECT 10 – The Rangers have registered 10 wins and 22 points in the first 14 games of the 2015-16 season. The Blueshirts’ 22 points are tied for…

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126 Rangers at Coyotes … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9168395 align=”left”] Game 14. Rangers at Coyotes. Click here for some stats on rookie Oscar Lindberg’s statistical start. The 9-2-2 Rangers, on a four-game winning streak and 6-0-2 in their last eight, finish their Western back-to-backs against the 6-5-1 Desert Dogs at The Arena That Changes Names Every…

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17 Rangers at Coyotes tonight (9 p.m. ET) … pre-game notes

We will know more about tonight’s lineup around 7 p.m. (ET) when Alain Vigneault addresses the media in Phoenix, Glendale, Arizona, or wherever the hell the Coyotes play now. Also, check out the back-to-back stats and the record vs. the West below. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK…

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