Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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427 Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Remember that loss in Detroit Dec. 6, after the Rangers got their butts kicked by Tampa Bay the game before? When everybody was crying about how bad this team is? Well, since then they have played…

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16 Rangers 3, Capitals 1 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Post-game quotes courtesy of the Capitals: Rangers 3, Capitals 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        TOP OF THE HEAP – With their victory tonight, the Rangers now have sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division,…

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550 Rangers at Capitals … It’s Go Time!

Game 66. Rangers at Capitals. It is certainly a possibility — but what isn’t? — that the Rangers and Capitals could be a first-round playoff matchup for the fourth time in five seasons and the fifth time in the Rangers’ last six playoff appearances. There’s a lot to be…

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52 Rangers at Capitals tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Verizon Center – Washington, DC Rangers: 41-17-7 (89 pts) Capitals: 36-21-10 (82 pts) (Note: all stats/rankings are through games completed on Mar. 9) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their season-high five-game…

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167 Rangers-Islanders in review

Click here to read my 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) We’re really seeing something pretty remarkable here. A team that very often doesn’t play 60, sometimes doesn’t even play…

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62 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 2, Islanders 1. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – The Rangers have earned at least one point in 14 of their last 15 contests (11-1-3), and have won 11 of their last 14 contests…

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405 Rangers at Islanders … It’s Go Time!

Game 65. Rangers at Islanders. I’ve been coming to Nassau Coliseum since one of our veteran writers took me to my first pro game as a reporter in 1977. And For most of those, what, 37 plus years, I have yearned to see it reduced to a pile of…

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166 Rangers set for final Nassau Coliseum showdown

My story from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello GREENBURGH – There’s a good chance the Rangers will run into the Islanders in the playoffs in April or May. But if they don’t, Tuesday night will be the final renewal of the rivalry at Nassau Coliseum, the Rangers’ last regular-season visit before…

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153 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the Game Summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) I sometimes feel like I’m running out of things to say about this team. The Rangers win when they don’t play particularly well, do it quite often actually. Then when they need to play a near-perfect…

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11 Rangers 1, Blackhawks 0 (OT) … post-game notes & audio

Post-game audio courtesy of the Blackhawks: Click here for Alain Vigneault. Click here for Marc Staal. Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 1, Blackhawks 0 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        40/40 CLUB – The Rangers earned their 40th win of the…

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74 Rangers at Blackhawks tonight (7:30 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Hope you remembered to move your clocks ahead. Click here for Saturday afternoon’s blog post, which included a story on the Rangers visiting Brad Richards and the Blackhawks, and quotes from practice; plus a story about Henrik Lundqvist. Pre-game notes courtesy of NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Sunday,…

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29 Henrik Lundqvist and “The Mask”

Spent a little time at the Helen Mills Theater with Henrik Lundqvist Friday night … just a little, and there is no further injury update … for a feature story I’m working on for later in the season or playoffs. He was a busy man, at a VIP screening of…

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169 Rangers-Red Wings in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) There was a lot of skill on the ice in that game. Holy shishkebab. Amazing how they can play that fast, and still that tight. No room at all, yet 150 mph all night. I thought…

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10 Red Wings 2, Rangers 1 (OT) … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR: Red Wings 2, Rangers 1 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        POINT TAKEN – New York has earned at least one point in 12 of its last 13 contests (9-1-3) and in 15 of its last 17…

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462 Rangers at Red Wings … It’s Go Time!

Game 63. Rangers at Red Wings. We’re down to the Foxwoods Final 20 games. (ugh, can’t believe I just typed that). With a win tonight, the Rangers would take sole possession of first place in the Metro and still have two games in hand on the Islanders. The Red…

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84 Rangers at Red Wings tonight (8 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers: NEW YORK RANGERS at DETROIT RED WINGS Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015, 8:00 p.m. ET Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI Rangers: 39-17-6 (84 pts) Red Wings: 35-15-11 (81 pts) Click here for more information on all Rangers players (this is pretty cool). TONIGHT’S GAME…

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504 Rangers-Predators in review

Click here to read my game story from lohud.com. There is also a bunch of leftover stuff, including my story from Trade Deadline Day in the post just below this one, with some extra quotes from Glen Sather, Keith Yandle, Mats Zuccarello and Alain Vigneault. So please scroll down. Or…

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