Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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138 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my game story and the post-game notes & quotes (or scroll down one thread). 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) Not terrible for a preseason game. But definitely a…

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84 Devils at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9088279 align=”left”] Preseason Game 1. Devils at Rangers. The Rangers open their preseason with a bare-bones roster, but worth watching because so many of these guys are battling for so few spots. Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider, who skated with Rick Nash on their wing the first two days…

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97 Devils at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW JERSEY DEVILS Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Rangers: 53-22-7 (113 pts)* Devils: 32-36-14 (78 pts)* *Records are from the 2014-15 regular season TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their first game of…

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68 Rangers training camp, Day 2

Gonna have to miss training camp today, the first day of actual hockey work, but plan on being there Sunday and at MSG Monday for the preseason opener vs. Newark. A couple of things from Day 1 on ice for the Rangers: Marc Staal not only had a bone chip…

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35 Guest blogger: Miami Pimp … THE Kreider is a maestro

(EDITOR’S NOTE: For those unfamiliar with this particular and unique author, please take this with several giant grains of salt. For those familiar, well, you know … Also, the views and opinions in the post below are not necessarily those of the blog-keeper, or anybody else, for that matter.) “American…

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18 St. Louis beats Rangers prospects, 2-0, in Traverse City

From the NYR: The Rangers were defeated by the St. Louis Blues, 2-0, in their second game of the Traverse City Tournament on Saturday night. St. Louis tallied the only goal of the first period, as C.J. Yakimowicz notched his first goal of the tournament 5:51 into the contest. The…

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28 Rangers prospects fall to Minnesota, 5-2, in Traverse City

From the NYR: The Rangers were defeated by the Minnesota Wild, 5-2, in their first game of the Traverse City Tournament on Friday afternoon. The Blueshirts opened the scoring at 13:22 of the first period, as Brad Morrison tallied a goal by beating Wild goaltender Brody Hoffman with a wrist…

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35 Guest blogger: jpp … Who’s gonna be The Man?

“Who’s gonna be The Man?” By jpp What do you ask of a team that has been to the Final Four three out of the last four years, a team that’s won 214 games since the start of the 2011-2012 season? A team that has played 12 playoff series, winning…

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35 Rangers’ Etem, Stalberg look to fill holes

GREENBURGH – The Rangers team that went to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final last May lost two top-nine forwards: Carl Hagelin, who had to be traded for salary-cap reasons, and Martin St. Louis, who retired after his production slipped in the second half of the season. To a…

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61 Rangers’ Zuccarello: Head injury is “no issue”

GREENBURGH — Mats Zuccarello said he felt “awful” during a scrimmage Tuesday as most of the Rangers players skated in pre-camp voluntary workouts. But it was a good awful. It was rust and timing issues, and nothing to do with the frightening head injury he suffered in the first round…

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67 Happy Labor Day … and here comes hockey season

To people who do what I do, Labor Day means back to work. Or thereabouts. So, after setting a Rangers Report record for fewest comments ever on Sunday, here’s the plan as we get ready for some hockey. I hope to get over to the practice rink at least two…

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32 Rangers name Chris Drury director of player development

Just catching up … Click here for the story, with quotes, from the Rangers’ site. From the NYR: CHRIS DRURY NAMED DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT NEW YORK, September 4, 2015 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has named Chris Drury as Director of…

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23 Guest blogger: George Grimm … reminiscing with Jack Egers

Reminiscing with Jack Egers By George Grimm Armed with a slapshot that earned him the nickname “Smokey” because it was said he could “knock the sap out of the wood of his stick”, Jack Egers was destined for stardom. Unfortunately a series of injuries including a concussion hampered and ultimately…

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