Browsing: Ryan McDonagh

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163 Rangers-Blackhawks in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Yup, that window appears to be closing. 2) The Rangers were good and not so great in this game. They forced the issue from the start, really gave Chicago some problems with their pace … get…

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50 Rangers preview: Position by position

The Rangers were the best team in the NHL’s regular season last year and reached Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, after going to the Stanley Cup Final the year before. They have played 12 playoff series in the last four years. And the core of the team is…

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218 Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here to read my story about Alain Vigneault’s decisions, from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Isn’t 4-1-1 the hip way to say “information?” … Well, the Rangers’ 4-1-1 record gives us no information. There’s no way that record indicates…

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2 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (OT) … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR: Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (OT). Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        HOME COOKING – The Rangers have won nine of the last 10 preseason games they have played at Madison Square Garden (9-1-0), dating back to…

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91 Flyers at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9099753 align=”left”] Preseason Game 5. Flyers at Rangers. With the preseason mercifully dwindling, Alain Vigneault is still juggling and experimenting. So tonight against Mr. Snider’s Team, at least at the start, Rick Nash will skate on the right with Derek Stepan and Chris Krieder. J.T. Miller slides to…

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114 Rangers at Bruins … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=9094322 align=”left”] Preseason Game 3. Rangers at Bruins. ICYMI, the Rangers will practice at West Point’s Tate Rink on Oct. 5-6, and the Oct. 5, 11 a.m. practice will be open to the public. They will then fly to Chicago for the Oct. 7 opener (and Stanley Cup banner…

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21 Rangers at Bruins tonight (7 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at BOSTON BRUINS Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. ET TD Garden – Boston, MA Rangers: 1-1-0 (2 pts) Bruins: 2-0-0 (4 pts) TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers play their third game of the 2015-16 preseason against the Boston Bruins in an Original…

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117 Rangers-Flyers in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Is the preseason almost over? Funny how you look forward to hockey all these months, and conveniently forget how choppy and disjointed these games are. Remember when preseason games were just a string of fights interrupted…

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138 Rangers-Devils in review

Click here to read my game story and the post-game notes & quotes (or scroll down one thread). 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) Not terrible for a preseason game. But definitely a…

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35 Guest blogger: jpp … Who’s gonna be The Man?

“Who’s gonna be The Man?” By jpp What do you ask of a team that has been to the Final Four three out of the last four years, a team that’s won 214 games since the start of the 2011-2012 season? A team that has played 12 playoff series, winning…

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61 Rangers’ Zuccarello: Head injury is “no issue”

GREENBURGH — Mats Zuccarello said he felt “awful” during a scrimmage Tuesday as most of the Rangers players skated in pre-camp voluntary workouts. But it was a good awful. It was rust and timing issues, and nothing to do with the frightening head injury he suffered in the first round…

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98 Rangers’ Traverse City prospects tournament roster

The goalies, not listed above, are Brandon Halverson and Jacob Smith. From the NYR: RANGERS ANNOUNCE ROSTER FOR 2015 TRAVERSE CITY TOURNAMENT The annual prospect tournament is set to begin on September 11 NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 – Today, the New York Rangers announced their roster for the 2015…

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35 Vigneault: Zuccarello 100 percent medically cleared

Confirming a report here a few weeks ago, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault told NHL.com Friday that winger Mats Zuccarello is “100 percent cleared” for training camp. Zuccarello suffered a concussion and skull injury, and some memory loss and vision problems, when he was hit in the head by a Ryan…

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66 Burke Rehabilitation Hospital honors Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh

Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh is among the honorees at the Centennial Burke Award reception Tuesday at the Pierre hotel in Manhattan. McDonagh will be honored along with stroke survivor Brad Berman and his wife, Jessica, who have raised more than $600,000 for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Lower Limb Robotics Program through…

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117 Guest blogger: Paul Calderazzo … Rangers report card

(Editor’s note: Special thanks to Paul Calderazzo for stepping up and volunteering this report card on the Rangers’ season and playoffs. If anybody wants to do a guest blog during the offseason, just drop me an email at rcarpini@lohud.com. Thank you. — Carp). ******************************************************** New York Rangers 2014-15 Grades by…

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