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Putting Bad Feelings Aside; NHLPA Outdoor Game; & Free Beer

Arthur Staple at Newsday was able to speak with a couple of Rangers players about how they'll get along with the owners after the lockout is over. Brad Richards… "I think the league is still something we're fortunate to have. The players, we have to get through this, like any negotiation, but once it gets […]

US Juniors Mowed Down by Finland; Skjei Likely Cut

In today's final exhibition game before the World Junior Tournament begins, Team USA fell by a score of 5-1 behind three power play goals by Finland in the third period. Ranger prospect JT Miller was the top line center after sitting Thursday's game vs. Sweden. Chris Peters from the United States of Hockey had this […]

Kreider’s Skid Over (Updated)

Update, 11:41 a.m.: Here's video of Kreider goal (1:23 mark)… http://youtube.com/watch?v=-7Jpl7MjXcM Original Post: Whale Goal!!! Scored by Chris Kreider assists to Kyle Jean and Blake Parlett time of the goal 4:46

St. Croix Has Things To Work On

With the way we fawn all over Michael St. Croix (2011 – 4th) on this blog, you'd think he's the perfect player. But in fact he's not, as Hockey's Future explains in their look at the Rangers' CHL prospects… "The team's leading scorer once again this season, (St. Croix) is working hard to improve his […]

Players Vote to Authorize Disclaimer of Interest

Kevin Allen at USA Today reports that in an overwhelming vote the NHL players authorized the executive board to issue a "disclaimer of interest" to dissolve the union. The board now has until January 2nd to file the disclaimer. If the NHLPA notifies the NHL that it no longer is representing the players anymore, that […]

Skjei Still on Team USA Bubble

Chris Peters at United States of Hockey reports that while Brady Skjei (2012 – 1st) had some nice moments during the USA World Junior team's 3-2 overtime exhibition game win over Sweden, he doesn't think the Rangers 2012 first round pick did enough to secure him a spot on the final roster… "Skjei got a […]

NHL Cancels Games Through January 14

The NHL has announced  the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through January 14. A total of 625 regular-season games—50.8 percent of the season—were scheduled for October 11 through January 14. …it's not like this cancellation is unexpected or matters. At this point an entirely new schedule would be needed anyway, so who cares. Remember […]

Rick Nash Trade to NY 6th Most Stunning Transaction of 2012

Puck Daddy's Sean Leahy recently constructed a list of the 10 most stunning NHL transactions of 2012. Rick Nash's trade to the Rangers made the list at No. 6. "6. GM Scott Howson gets his deal, trades captain Rick Nash to New York Rangers (July 23) The 2012 Trade Deadline seems so far away. It […]

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Lundqvist’s Mask in Typography Art

Here's another unreal piece of artwork by good friend of the blog Jenny T. It's typography art of Henrik Lundqvist's goalie mask made of the word "King" in different languages. For a larger image, click here. For more of Jenny's artwork, check her out on twitter

Skjei Tries to Emulate McDonagh

Before boarding an airplane to Finland for the final days of USA World Junior camp, Rangers 2012 first round pick Brady Skjei admits to Katie Strang at ESPN.com that he emulates his game after Ryan McDonagh… “We’re both good-skating defensemen who can move the puck and if I can be half as good as him […]

Bill Daly Says There Will Be A Season

Joe Yerdon at Pro Hockey Talk reports that when asked if there was going to be a NHL season by Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada radio, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said yes. However, that yes must be put in context… Friedman: “‘I hope so’ is not allowed to be an answer to […]

The New York Rangers Blog Spreecast Returns at 9:30 p.m.

As we reach Day 95 of the NHL Lockout and, sadly, there's still no end in sight, let us Spreecast to vent and talk some puck! You never know who will show up, but I'm going solo tonight to field all your Rangers, NHL or any sports questions on your mind! See you at 9:30 […]

Lots of Interest in Redden

Elliotte Friedman at CBC Sports reports that if the Rangers use any potential CBA amnesty clause to rid themselves of Wade Redden and his disastrous contract, there will be plenty of interest in the veteran defenseman… "Don't know what the final salary will be. But if he's willing to be reasonable — and you have […]

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