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Wednesday (12/28/11) Headlines

Bergen Record – Classic road trip for Rangers New York Post – Injuries not slowing red-hot Rangers Daily News – Slump not slowing down Boyle Wall Street Journal – Team Success Hides Dubinsky’s Woes Newsday – Injured Wolski practices, but prospects limited Remember to follow me on

Talkin’ Rangers, Winter Classic & 24/7 @ 5:15pm

I’ll be talking about the Rangers, Winter Classic and HBO’s 24/7 tonight at 5:15 p.m. on the Power Play Radio Show, WCWP radio. To listen click here and then on the microphone in the top right hand corner. Remember to follow me on

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Hank’s Going to Get Someone Killed

As Henrik Lundqvist normally does after a shutout at MSG, he threw his stick into the crowd after being named first star last night, which obviously caused a full WWE battle royal in the stands. While the person who walks away with the stick, along with some bruises, is pretty pumped you have to assume […]

Rangers Do Little Things to Win

Larry Brooks at the New York Post has this quote from Michael Del Zotto on why the Rangers have been so successful this season… “Obviously we have some skill, but we do the little things to win games,” said Michael Del Zotto. “That’s basically the character of our team.” …and it’s noticeable, not only to […]

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TheNYRBlog Reader’s Yearly Trek to MSG

TheNYRBlog reader Richard A. sends me some pics from his yearly trip to MSG to see a Rangers game. After the game (4-2 Rangers loss to Toronto earlier this month), Richard and his wife ran into Ryan McDonagh and Artem Anisimov who were nice enough to sign some autographs and take some pictures… As always […]

Miller Scores in USA Rout of Denmark

Rangers 2011 first round pick J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist in Team USA’s 11-3 victory over Denmark in their first game of the World Junior Championships in Calgary last night. …not going to get overly excited about about a goal and an assist over Denmark, but you’ve still got to love the […]

Power Rankings (Week of 12/26/11)

ESPN.com bumps the Rangers up five spots to #3 in their most recent power rankings… 3. Rangers – A big pre-Winter Classic win over Philadelphia on Friday put the Rangers in first place in the Atlantic. Still, give credit to John Tortorella, who has to get some Jack Adams love given how banged-up his defensive […]

Everyday I’m Ha-ge-lin

I’ve been giving updates on Carl Hagelin at the University of Michigan for the last two and a half years on this blog, so to see what he did last night during the Rangers 3-0 win was very rewarding… Goal #1… For Hagelin’s second goal of the game click the “Read More” tab below. Goal […]

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Proud To Be a Rangers Fan

If this picture of Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman down on the ice in anguish after blocking multiple Islanders shots at the end of the second period last night doesn’t make you proud to be a Rangers fan, hand in your Blueshirt (via Blueshirts United)… …big time props to Rangers fans for acknowledging Boyle’s efforts […]

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Rangers 3, Islanders 0

The New York Rangers (22-8-4) defeated the New York Islanders (11-17-6) by the score of 3-0, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports. …can you say first place in the Eastern Conference? …never an easy task to play the day after Christmas so full marks to the Rangers for continuing winning streak […]

Rangers vs. Islanders (Game 34)

The New York Rangers (21-8-4) host the New York Islanders (11-16-6) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213 Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/99694/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-new-york-islanders.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikHagelin-Richards-CallahanRupp-Fedotenko-PrustDubinsky-Boyle-Mitchell McDonagh-GirardiDel Zotto-StralmanErixon-Bickel Goaltenders: Henrik Lunqvist – 14-7-4, 2.03 gaa, .934 sv%, 2 so. Evgeni Nabokov […]

Video: Prust Drops Bourdon

Was very negligent in not posting the video of Brandon Prust catching Marc-Andre Bourdon with a stiff right to the chops on Friday night… …one thing I didn’t like about the fight is that it was Prust’s 11th, which tied him for first in the league. I’m sorry, Prust, who has been dealing with injury […]

Video: Bonus HBO 24/7 Video “The Coaches”

…getting a little extra Torts and Laviolette is awesome as I feel they’ve been the stars of 24/7 up until this point. You know, other than Ilya “Universe” Bryzgalov. Remember to follow me on

Rangers in the Mix for Hemsky

Jim Matheson at the Edmonton Journal says that the Rangers are one of a handful of teams that are in the mix for the Oilers’ Ales Hemsky. Hemsky who has struggled offensively this year has just 3g, 8a on the season. Hemsky’s career high is 23g during the 2008-09 season. Hemsky is in the final […]

Wolski Return Will Create Log-Jam; Staal Back in Two Weeks

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that Wojtek Wolski (hernia sugery) should be able to return to the Rangers lineup by the end of the week meaning the Blueshirts will need to make some roster moves. Brooks adds that The Rangers are currently at the 23-player roster limit, which does not include injured […]

Boxing Day (12/26/11) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers lead Atlantic Division New York Post – Shakeup of roster looms as Rangers get healthier New York Times – The Unspeakable: A Canadiens Coach Not Knowing French Remember to follow me on

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