A Reader’s Dedication Pays Off

TheNYRBlog reader Josh sents me this pic of him and his buddy with Chris Drury and Brian Boyle while waiting for their very delayed train back up to Albany after Monday night’s thrashing of the Islanders. Josh had to drive half way then take the train the rest of the way just to make it […]

Kreider, Bourque Get Assists as USA Moves to 2-0 reports that Rangers prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque each had an assist in helping Team USA rout Slovakia 6-1 on Tuesday night at the World Junior Championship tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. The win lifted the defending gold medalist U.S. squad into first place in the tournament’s Group A with a 2-0 record. Kreider […]

Wednesday 12/29/10 Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers rookie learns to pace himself Bergen Record – Gross: Be patient with the Hobbit’s growth New York Post – Rangers can pile on rival Devils Daily News – Skate on Rangers’ foot in Devils rivalry New York Times – N.H.L.’s Winter Classic Could Be Rained On Newsday – No guarantees for […]

Avery at #15 Means End of Write-in Campaign

The NHL released the second to last All Star Game balloting numbers and Sean Avery moved up just one spot to #15 for forwards with 161,182 votes. Avery also fell further behind in the race for the third and final vote-in spot as he now trails Evgeni Malkin by almost 130,000 votes. I hate giving […]

Power Rankings for Week 12/27/10

CBS Sports moves the Rangers up one spot to #7 in their most recent power rankings… 7. Rangers – Little things are big for the Rangers. They lead the league in hits, blocked shots and shorthanded goals. ESPN (13) also released their rankings. Remember to follow me on

Tuesday 12/28/10 Headlines

Bergen Record – Matt Gilroy scores twice, helps Rangers ice Islanders Bergen Record – Rangers notes: Zuccarello’s first point New York Post – Gilroy nets pair as Rangers ice Isles Daily News – Rangers hit lucky 7s in rout of Islanders New York Times – Rangers’ 52 Shots Produce 7 Goals Against Islanders New York […]

Rangers Talk Win vs. Islanders

Jesse Spector at the Blueshirts Blog has numerous post game quotes… MZA on playing with Marian Gaborik… “It’s unbelievable,” Zuccarello said. “It’s great. He’s one of the greatest players in the world, and me playing with him is a great opportunity.” Stepan on his new line… “We found out right before the game,” Stepan said. […]

Video: Torts Talks Win vs. Isles & Highlights

Rangers head coach John Tortorella speaks with reporters after the Blueshirts routed the Islanders 7-2 on Dec. 27 at Madison Square Garden. …is it me or did Torts say Gilroy was one of the team’s six defensemen right now? Wonder who’s the odd man out. MDZ? Rozy? Rangers vs. Islanders highlights Remember to follow me […]


Rangers 7, Islanders 2

The New York Rangers (21-14-2) defeated the New York Islanders (9-19-6) by the score of 7-2, tonight. For a recap and box score go to Yahoo! Sports and …man is it fun watching the Rangers beat up on the Islanders. A little shaky in the first but after that smooth sailing. …Del Zotto might […]

Rangers vs. Islanders (Game 37)

The New York Rangers (20-14-2) hosted the New York Islanders (9-18-6) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM206 Probable Lines:Dubinsky-Stepan-GaborikFrolov-Anisimov-DruryFedotenko-Boyle-PrustAvery-Christensen-Zuccarello Staal-GirardiEminger-RozsivalGilroy-Sauer Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist – 14-12-2, 2.47 gaa, .918 sv%, 5 so. Dwayne Roloson – 5-12-1, 2.38 gaa, […]

Message to Ticket Holding Fans Who Can’t Make it Tonight

From the Rangers via Jesse Spector at the Blueshirts Blog… “We have a passionate fan base that deals with our customer service representatives regularly and we will continue to communicate with them directly, as we normally do.” …assuming this means if you have tickets tonight and can’t make it you are not getting a refund […]

Kreider Talks Win vs. Finland

The Tean USA – World Juniors Blog has post game reaction to Team USA’s 3-2 OT win over Finalnd yesterday which includes some Q&A with Rangers 2009 1st round pick Chris Kreider who had an assist in the game… Remember to follow me on


Living in Enemy Territory

Here’s a pic of TheNYRBlog reader Brent and his cousin before the Rangers 4-1 loss to the Flyers last Saturday. Brent, who grew up in North Jersey and began following the Rangers in first grade, lives 40 miles south of Philly in Wilmington DE and has the unfortunate task of putting up with Flyers, Eagles, and […]