Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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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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43 Happy New Year! … and almost happy new hockey season!

L’Shana Tova to all our friends who celebrate the holiday! In case you missed it, Yahoo.com’s Nick Cotsonika had an excellent story on Marc Staal’s recovery from that hideous eye injury yesterday. In it, Staal said he (and his new shield) will be ready to go from Day 1 this…

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347 Buffalo Baby Buffalo Bonehead … and volunteers wanted

Forgot to post this photo earlier. It was sent to us from our friend Sioux-per-man. It’s what he calls a “Buffalo Baby Buffalo Bonehead.” Meanwhile, as we count the days until camp officially opens on Sept. 11, I need a couple of volunteers to do the preseason game reviews of…

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101 Guest blogger: Papa Bear … Over/under for 2013-14

Thanks Carp for asking to post my over/under suggestions as a Guest Blog. I guess it’s my turn to “stink”. Boneheads, here are some of my suggestions for Over/Under pools for the upcoming season: A) Ranger Point Total: 62 B) Kreider Goals: 47 (Note: If Torts was still coach over/under…

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205 Guest blogger: Gravy … The Whipping Boy Meter

The Good, the Bad, and the Whipping Boys People like a good villain … someone that they just love to hate.  Some are more obvious than others.  There are movie characters, like Darth Vader, Hannibal Lecter, and Tony Montana.   They are so evil that you want to see them pay…

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105 Thinking cold thoughts … at Yankee Stadium

After a week spent at least a little bit writing about Alex Rodriguez* I will be writing hockey today from Yankee Stadium. The Yankees, the NHL, the Rangers, the Devils and the Islanders are hosting an 11 a.m. joint presser at the Big ATM in the Bronx to promote the…

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71 Guest blogger: Mike Aker … an alternate NHL universe

Alternate Reality Rangers: How The Last Lockout Changed The Scope of The NHL….Maybe Forever By Mike Aker Whether on television with various incarnations of Star Trek, in comic books with the X-Men, or even in Greek literature, we’ve all learned about an alternate reality, where there exists another realm that…

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184 Rangers sign 6-foot-7 defenseman Troy Donnay

Not sure if this deserves its own post … but we needed one anyway. The guy’s 6-foot-7, 195 pounds. From the Rangers: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH FREE AGENT DEFENSEMAN TROY DONNAY NEW YORK, August 1, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that…

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144 Dominic Moore’s Smashfest! a smashing success

Click here for a story by my buddy Mike Brophy, written for NHL.com, about Dominic Moore, who hosted the charity event. From the NHLPA: SMASHFEST! HOSTED BY DOMINIC MOORE RAISES OVER $100,000 FOR RESEARCH INTO RARE CANCERS AND CONCUSSIONS …Second annual charity Ping-Pong event included 25 current and former NHL…

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