Browsing: Rod Gilbert

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184 Rangers first-half notes and highlights

Happy 54th birthday to the Great One! Ladies and gentlemen, please be safe through this storm. Use your heads. Courtesy of the NYR: 2014-15 NEW YORK RANGERS – FIRST HALF NOTES AND HIGHLIGHTS • The New York Rangers entered the 2015 NHL All-Star break with a 27-13-4 record (58 points).…

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298 Islanders at Rangers tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – New York, NY Islanders: 28-13-1 (57 pts) Rangers: 24-11-4 (52 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their 40th game of the 2014-15 season against the New…

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83 Rangers at Kings tonight (10:30 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, 10:30 p.m. ET STAPLES Center – Los Angeles, CA Rangers: 22-11-4 (48 pts) Kings: 19-12-9 (47 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers continue their three-game road trip and conclude a back-to-back set against the…

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496 Rangers at Lightning … It’s Go Time!

Game 21. Rangers at Lightning. Happy Thanksgiving Eve, and to some of us, First Bleepin’ Snowstorm! Ya  boys looking to avenge that embarrassing, unacceptable (their words) 5-1 debacle to the Lightnings at MSG nine days ago. Since then they aven’t given up a goal, with consecutive home shutouts of…

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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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227 Game 1: Rangers-Canadiens in review

If you haven’t seen it, check out the photo gallery one post down. Let me know what you think. Thoughts: 1) Ghosts, ghouls, goblins? Get outta here. Gone, gone, gone. That can no longer be a factor in this series. Now it’s just hockey. Now Henrik Lundqvist is Henrik Lundqvist.…

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76 Guest blogger: Peter L

For those of you who are a little older, I wonder if your experience with sports heroes is the same as mine:  the players who I watched when I was a child still stand today in my mind as giants of the game, even if they never won a championship.…

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106 KISS’s Ace and cupcakes at MSG

I don’t even know what to make of this … so I’ll reserve comment. You guys can have at it, though. From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS KICK OFF 85th ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH A PAIR OF ACES New York Rangers Home Opener at Madison Square Garden – October 15th, 7…

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93 Rangers 5, Senators 4 (SO) in review

Some quick thoughts, then I have to run to football. Hope to make it back to a TV by gametime. 1) I may have said this last night, but the injuries to Drury and Prospal (and maybe Rozsival) should give the Rangers an opportunity to keep and use some extra…

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172 Dreamers

Got this from MSG last night. A bunch of kids from Garden of Dreams were painting the ice at the Garden, with Rod Gilbert (the real one, the legend). They painted this message along the blue line: —————————————— Twenty-two days until the Opener. 22: Mike Gartner. Nick Fotiu. 22: Emmitt…