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 […]


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 […]