Winter Classic Viewing Parties

Since the Rangers inexplicably aren’t hosting a viewing party for the Winter Classic, I figured I’d post a few parties that readers have mentioned to me: This first one will be hosted by reader Yuriy in Harrison, NY. Here are the details… Off The Grid, 73 Crotona Avenue in Harrison, NY 10528. (914) 835-0827. Doors […]


Rangers @ Flyers (Winter Classic Alumni Game)

The New York Rangers alumni visit the Flyers alumni at Citizens Bank Park today starting at 3 p.m. T.V.: Versus (Tape delay on MSG at 4pm) Rosters: NEW YORK RANGERSFORWARDS Adam Graves, Darren Lagdon, Stephane Matteau, Nick Kypreos, Glenn Anderson, Darren Turcotte, Kris King, Brian Mullen, Paul Broten, Nick Fotiu & Ron Duguay, Mike Gartner, […]


Avery Clears Waivers

Rick Carpiniello at the Rangers Report says Sean Avery has cleared waivers and will be CT Whale bound. …no shock here, as the perception around the league is that Avery can only be effective playing in New York. Too bad Torts doesn’t feel the same. In Carp’s post game thoughts from last night he mentions […]


Winter Classic Alumni Game Moved to 3pm

The NHL announced that the Molson Canadian 2012 NHL Alumni Game will change today’s original 1 p.m. start time to 3 p.m. The delayed start time decision was based on today’s weather forecast and should make for optimal game conditions for players and fans. The game will be broadcast by Versus and CBC. As well […]

Miller Gets Assist But USA Misses Medal Round

J.T. Miller had a primary assist but it wasn’t enough as Team USA lost to the Czech Republic 5-2 in a preliminary round round game at the World Junior Championships in Calgary last night. The USA loss combined with Finland’s win over Denmark eliminated USA from making the medal round for the first time since […]


Torts: Kopecky Got What He Deserved

With just seven seconds to go in last night’s game Florida’s Tomas Kopecky sucker punched Michael Del Zotto in the face after the two battled in front of the net… …To which Mike Rupp took exception to and decided to do this… …and that is why the Rangers signed Rupp this summer. If you mess […]

Rangers 4, Panthers 1

The New York Rangers (22-9-4) defeated the Florida Panthers (19-12-7) by the score of 4-1, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports. …unreal start to the game for the Blueshirts, but looked like the team started focusing on the Winter Classic as soon as they built the 3-0 lead and relied on […]

Rangers @ Panthers (Game 36)

The New York Rangers (22-9-4) visit the Florida Panthers (19-11-7) at BankAtlantic Center tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213 Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikHagelin-Richards-CallahanRupp-Fedotenko-PrustDubinsky-Boyle-Mitchell McDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-StralmanWoywitka-Bickel Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist – 15-7-4, […]

Avery Waived; Hungry to Prove People Wrong

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that the Rangers have waived Sean Avery for the second time this season. Here’s Avery on being waived… “I guarantee that I’ll play my a– off and give everything I have for the team that will give me the chance I wasn’t getting [by coach John Tortorella]. […]


Winter Classic Stick

Bauer Hockey, Inc. has created this special Winter Classic stick that will be used during the big game on Monday… For the Flyers version click here. …that is sick. Wonder if they’ll be selling or auctioning those off. Remember to follow me on


Young TheNYRBlog Reader Ready for Winter Classic

TheNYRBlog reader Nostra sends me this pic of his daughter Dakota getting herself ready for the Winter Classic… As always please continue to e-mail ( your Rangers related pictures to me so I can post them on the blog. Remember to follow me on

Audio: Micheletti Talks Rangers on WFAN

Yesterday, Rangers broadcaster Joe Micheletti spoke with Mark Malusis of WFAN on the Rangers, Winter Classic and 24/7… H/T to reader David B. Remember to follow me on

Increase in Rangers TV Ratings

The Rangers have announced that through 32 games on MSG Networks, Rangers telecasts have recorded a 16 percent increase in the average Nielsen household rating (0.85 HH vs. 0.73 HH) compared to 2010-11. Monday’s 3-0 win over the rival Islanders scored a 1.60 HH rating to tie the current season high set November 29 when […]

Video: Rangers Practice in Arlington

Here’s some flip cam footage from Jim Cerny at Blueshirt United of the Rangers practicing at the Capitals practice facility… …despite the fact that we’ve been spoiled with HBO’s 24/7, I still love the behind the scenes video. Remember to follow me on


A Rangers Way of Doing Things

Derek Stepan talks to Blueshirts United about how the Rangers have been able to succeed on the ice despite the numerous Winter Classic distractions… “Our leaders have stepped up, and even our coaching staff has done a really good job of making sure we are focused,” explained Stepan. “It’s pretty hard to get too far […]

Flyers Win EA Sports Winter Classic Simulation

David Kalan at reports that EA SPORTS conducted a simulation of the Winter Classic with its EA SPORTS NHL series simulation engine this week and the Flyers came out with a 3-1 win over the Rangers. Kalan adds that Artem Anisimov scored the Rangers lone goal and Henrik Lundqvist had 32 saves in the […]