In Case of Emergency, Winter Classic Would Be Moved Back a Day

According to Dave Isaac at Philadelphia Sports Daily says if there is a weather issue on January 2nd for the Winter Classic, which at this point is not expected, the game will be pushed back a whole day, not just ’til night… “I’m not sure on the NBC side if there’s a margin not to […]


TheNYRBlog Reader Hangs with Giannone

TheNYRBlog reader Mike sends me this pic of him with John Giannone after he ran into the Rangers broadcaster at Tir Na Nog after the Rangers loss to the Stars two weeks ago. Mike says Giannone was really cool and a lot more candid in person than he is on the air… As always please […]


Richards Bomb Best Part of HBO 24/7 Episode III

As you all know, I was down on the Brad Richards signing and despite the impressive start to his Rangers career I’ve been hesitant to jump on the Richards bandwagon. That was until last night’s third episode of HBO’s 24/7 when he responded to the recently called up Flyers winger Tom Sestito’s chirping from the […]


Empire State Building Winter Classic Style

Last night the Empire State Building showed off the colors of the Rangers and Flyers to help promote the Winter Classic (via… …i said this the other day when I posted the Graves/Howe pic at the Empire State Building, the NHL knows the game is in Philadelphia right? Why are all the promotional pics […]

Erixon Returned to Whale

The Rangers announced that after last night’s 4-1 loss to the Capitals they assigned Tim Erixon to the CT Whale. He posted a plus-two rating in four games following his emergency recall from Connecticut on Dec. 19. Erixon has registered a plus or even rating in 10 of his 13 games this season as a […]

Thursday (12/29/11) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers’ winning streak snapped New York Post – Win streak ends as Rangers do themselves in Daily News – Rangers fall in D.C., snap streak New York Times – With Winter Classic Approaching, Rangers Slump to Loss Newsday – Capitals break Rangers’ 5-game winning streak Remember to follow me on

Capitals 4, Rangers 1

The New York Rangers (22-9-4) lost to the Washington Capitals (18-15-2) by the score of 4-1, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports. …listen, you can’t win them all but you have to wonder if this team just wants to get to the Winter Classic at this point. Playing against a desperate […]

HBO 24/7 Road to Winter Classic, Episode III Live Stream

Don’t worry about the warning that you don’t have the right plug-in. It’s just an ad. It will count down & then be gone. You can also watch on the feed website here. The live feed will begin about 10 minutes before 10pm… Link courtesy of

Rangers @ Capitals (Game 35)

The New York Rangers (22-8-4) visit the Washington Capitals (17-15-2) at the Verizon Center tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: Versus; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212 Live Stream:A reader told me they downloaded a virus from live stream so I will discontinue posting. Probable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikHagelin-Richards-CallahanRupp-Fedotenko-PrustDubinsky-Boyle-Mitchell […]

Why Rangers Are Beasts of the East

Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy gives us the seven reasons why the Rangers have surged into first place in the Eastern Conference, including captain Ryan Callahan… 3. Captain Callahan Glen Sather is a guy known for blowing smoke, but he wasn’t when he said the following about Ryan Callahan becoming the 26th captain in Rangers […]


Video: Lundqvist Discusses Equipment

In what’s basically a commercial for Bauer Hockey, Henrik Lundqvist discusses his equipment… For a sick picture of Lundqvist which corresponds with this video click the “Read More” tab below. Ridiculous pic of Lundqvist… …Lundqvist seems like a guy who is very particular about his equipment, so let’s hope Bauer keeps him happy with this […]


TheNYRBlog Reader Misses Richards Miracle Goal

TheNYRBlog reader Matt Z. e-mailed me that he attended the Brad Richards miracle goal game in Phoenix two weeks ago, but missed the game winner because he was staring at the scoreboard. Matt also indicated that he can be seen doing this on the video of the goal. So I was able to get this […]


Hagelin Ready for Another Outdoor Game; Messier Preps for Alumni Game

Dave Lozo at reports that the Winter Classic will be Carl Hagelin’s third time taking it outdoors as he previously played in two outdoor games while at the University of Michigan… “I’ve played two outdoor games now, and I was more nervous for the first one than I was for the second one,” Hagelin […]

Video: Insane Food Ready for Winter Classic

For more on the Winter Classic food options visit …is this a game or a wedding? What happened to a hot dog and knish? I guess since only the 1% can afford tickets to the Winter Classic you might as well serve them what they’re used to. For more on the Citizens Bank Ballpark […]


Munn is Rangers Good Luck Charm

Back in November I posted that the Rangers improved play after a rocky start to the season coincided with Brad Richards beginning to date actress Olivia Munn, well the New York Post reports that the two are still dating and Blueshirt fans have begun to think she is the team’s good luck charm as evidenced […]

Video: Rangers Talk Capitals/Panthers

–> …sort of worried about these next two games against the Capitals and Panthers, as it’s only human nature for the Rangers to look passed them to the Winter Classic. Remember to follow me on