Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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230 Rangers at Flyers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 4. Rangers at Flyers. Ya boys play Mr. Snider’s real Flyers tonight at the Arena That Changes Names Every Five Minutes, not the Adirondack Phantoms team they pummeled last night. Included in the lineup are Claude Giroux, returning from injury, Wayne (“We’re out for blood!”) Simmonds and…

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23 Zuccarello, now established, wants more from himself

There’s a new photo gallery on lohud.com. Click here to see it. Here is my story from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello NEW YORK – The trivia question will trip up casual fans. Who led the Rangers in scoring in the Stanley Cup season of 1993-94? No,…

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162 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here for my story on Mats Zuccarello from lohud.com  I will post the story in full later on. In it, we were discussing his ability to agitate and he said, “Someday I’m going to get my ass kicked.” Guy’s a character. Thoughts: 1) That Flyers lineup. OK, Mr. Snider’s…

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7 Rangers 6, Flyers 3 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 6, Flyers 3. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Spreading the wealth … Nine different Rangers tallied a point in the contest, and seven different Blueshirts recorded at least two points. Four Rangers tallied a goal for the third consecutive…

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212 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 3. Flyers at Rangers. Light up the Empire State Building in Orange and Black! Mr. Snider’s team is in town! And the Flyers brought all their jackwagons — including the clown Zac Rinaldo, Zack (43 PIMs in three games) Stortini, Jay Rosehill and others. Good to see…

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45 Flyers at Rangers tonight … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Mon. Sept. 29, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers continue the 2014-15 preseason against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. – TV: MSG Network). The matchup marks…

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41 Duclair off to a great start, but still has work to do

Here is my unedited story from The Journal News and lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The kid’s 19 years old, and to be honest, a long shot still to make the Rangers’ roster this season. But for one night in a preseason game before a packed, loud crowd in…

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118 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Thoughts: 1) Is it possible that this team will be faster overall than last year? Yessiree. Speed kills, and when  you replace Brian Boyle with (take your pick), replace Brad Richards with J.T. Miller, have a full season of Martin St. Louis’ wheels plus Chris Kreider from the start, maybe…

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13 Rangers 4, Blackhawks 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 4, Blackhawks 1. Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        Special (Teams) Performance … The Rangers were 1-for-3 (33.3%) on the power play in the contest. New York has tallied a power play goal in each of its two preseason games this year…

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238 Rangers at Blackhawks … It’s Go Time!

Preseason Game 2. Rangers at Blackhawks. Many of ya boys make their preseason debuts tonight, and in some cases their Rangers debuts — i.e. Anthony Duclair, who starts on a line with Derick Brassard and Rick Nash. Also for the first time in a Rangers uniform: Lee Stempniak, Ryan…

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78 Rangers will have to go to Plan B minus Derek Stepan (updated)

CORRECTION: Because there was some confusion in the info, Stepan’s original injury (suffered pre-camp) was NOT to his foot but to his fibula. The exact same spot that broke. Happy Rosh Hashanah, my friends! Here’s my story from The Journal News/lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – The injury was freakish,…

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61 Rangers assign 18 players to Hartford & juniors, release two tryouts

From the NYR: RANGERS REASSIGN 20 PLAYERS  43 Players Remain in NHL Camp NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has reassigned 20 players from its training camp roster. Twelve of those players  will report to Hartford’s training camp: Troy Donnay, Michael…

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47 BREAKING: Derek Stepan fractures fibula in drills

Will update with info as it becomes available. Derek Stepan suffered a fractured left fibula during on-ice conditioning drills Wednesday morning at the MSG Training Center in Greenburgh. Stepan was skating in a non-contact sprint drill and went down to the ice clutching his left leg. He had to be…

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