Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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469 Maple Leaves at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 3. Maple Leaves at Rangers. Ya boys play their home opener, with some of their retired-numbers guys in the house, and a new banner in the ceiling for their first (real) Garden game since Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. They come off a bad 5-2 loss…

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87 Rangers-Blue Jackets in review

Click here to see another great photo gallery from last night’s game, at lohud.com. Thoughts: 1) I thought Columbus Day was Monday, not Saturday. The Blue Jackets are a good team, and they play really hard and come at you and all that. Given. But the Rangers probably lose that…

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23 Blue Jackets 5, Rangers 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Blue Jackets 5, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers were 4-for-4 on the penalty kill in the contest. New York is 9-for-9 on the penalty kill this year, and has allowed just six shots on goal over its opponents’…

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532 Rangers at Blue Jackets … It’s Go Time!

Game 2. Rangers at Blue Jackets. The undefeated Rangers visit Rick Nash’s old haunt. Nash is on pace for 164 goals and 246 points, which would both be records. Cam Talbot starts in goal, so Henrik Lundqvist gets the home opener Sunday against the Toronto Maple Leaves. Tanner Glass…

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173 Rangers-Blues in review; Live Chat Friday at noon

Reminder: First Live Chat of the regular season Friday at noon. Be there. Or else. Click here for a very cool photo gallery on the Rangers’ opening-night victory in St. Louis. Thoughts: 1) For opening night, that was one heckuva hockey game. Not perfect. But great pace, physical, entertaining. 2)…

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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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