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224 Big week for a number of youngsters, starting tonight

The Rangers get back to work tonight in Calgary, to start a preseason-closing week in which they play four games in five nights. It’s a crucial week for some of the young players trying to make Alain Vigneault’s team, especially if Derek Stepan remains unsigned on opening night (doubtful). Expected…

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289 Vigneault figures to figure out the roster this week

In case you missed it, Alain Vigneault talked yesterday about the four games in five nights beginning Monday, and how it will give him a handle on which players, especially the young guys, might be able to help the Rangers as they head into the season. Click here for the…

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100 Guest blogger: Patrick Hoffman … Pay Henrik Lundqvist!

Pay the Man: Show Lundqvist the Money By Patrick Hoffman If you’re a true New York Rangers’ fan and follower of the NHL, you already know that you have perhaps the best goaltender in the National Hockey League. Rangers’ fans know that their favorite hockey team needs to do everything…

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120 It’s Go Time! … Rangers at Flyers

Game 2 of the 15-game road trip. Ya boys and coach Alain Vigneault in search of win No. 1. Light up the Empire State Building in orange and black to honor Mr. Snider. Martin Biron and Cam Talbot, in a battle to be Henrik Lundqvist’s understudy, split the game in…

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167 Guest blogger: Manny … Rangers-Devils in review

Before everyone starts demanding trades, firing coaches and writing off the season as a total loss let’s remember that pre-season games are hardly must-win scenarios (a lesson Rex Ryan learned the hard way). That said, with 46 players competing for half that many roster spots, there is certainly an aspect…

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57 Devils 2, Rangers 1: Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: (Click here for boxscore) Team Notes: – The Rangers opened their 2013 preseason schedule with a 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils tonight at Prudential Center. – New York has posted a record of 0-1-0 overall in preseason action, including a 0-1-0 mark on the…

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186 It’s Go Time! … Rangers at Devils

Game 1 of the preseason, and of 15 in a row on the road. Yee-hah! Though I will add that the last time the Rangers opened with a schedule like this, they won the East, almost won the Presidents’ Trophy and reached the Eastern final. So, you know. Brad Richards…

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130 Training camp: Day 4

Cleaning up a few items. First, here’s my story on Scott Arniel and Derick Brassard from The Journal News and lohud.com today. More importantly, the other day Brad Richards was talking about his relationship with John Tortorella. He mumbled as he was saying, or intending to say, he said he…

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28 Training camp: Day 2 … stay tuned

Headed over to the MSG Training Center for the team’s first day on ice, four groups doing on-ice testing. First group is mostly prospects at 8 a.m., followed by two groups of veterans and then a group of five goalies. I will have audio, video, tweets, etc. from the rink.…

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193 One more day ’til training camp

I was misinformed about the first day. On Wednesday the team will have physicals and tests, and they will not be available to the media, but coach John Tor … er, Alain Vigneault will be. So I will be there for that and some video and audio and all that…

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