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Yesterday I posted video of a bunch of Flyers fans jumping two Rangers fans outside Gino's Steaks in Philly after the Winter Classic on Monday.Here's a little follow-up:According to NBC New York (H/T to reader Rich C.), the Blueshirts fan who was the most severely assaulted is 30-year-old Neal Auricchio a Woodbridge, NJ police officer and former Marine who earned a Purple Heart in Iraq. NBC also reports that the brawl started when the Flyers fans paid a man who was cleaning car windows to spray a Ranger fan with some sort of liquid.Here's Auricchio's father on his son's condition..."He got banged up pretty badly. Stitches in the one eye, and the other eye is pretty puffed up. He went for a CAT scan today, and we're waiting for the results on that."Here's the full video from NBC last night...
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...wow, I thought I was pissed off when I first heard about this, now I'm steamed. So now alo...
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There wasn't a fight in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia; and even though there were over 45,000 New York and Philadelphia sports fans crammed into the stadium for a rivalry game, there were no significant incidents in the stands, either.
But at 7:15 p.m. at the iconic Geno's Steaks located at 1200 South 9th St., violence broke out between...
A group of men— wearing Philadelphia Flyers jerseys—beat up an off-duty cop— who was dressed in New York Rangers gear— outside a famous Philly cheesesteak shop after the "Winter Classic" on Monday.
The three Philly goons were videotaped sucker-punching the Woodbridge, N.J. police officer and attacking another man, then pummeling both of them after they fell to...
John Tortorella’s outburst after he disagreed with some of the officiating late in the Rangers’ 3-2 win in the Winter Classic in Philadelphia could end up costing the coach.
Director of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell said the matter was under review yesterday.
Campbell will follow up on the Rangers...
… well deserved. Anton has been playing VERY solid for the Blueshirts since Sather signed him. It was nice to see him get his first goal with the Rangers at MSG last night.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Marian Gaborik scored 3:29 into overtime for the New York Rangers, who outlasted the Florida Panthers 3-2 and moved to the top of the NHL standings on Thursday night with their eighth win in nine games.
Gaborik took a drop pass from Derek Stepan in the high slot and slapped in a drive for his 23rd goal of the season. New York (25-9-4) stayed one point ahead of Boston...
With Kimmo Timonen expected not to play on Saturday, the Flyers are opting not to use seventh defenseman Matt Walker. Someone will be called up, likely Erik Gustafsson.
Read more at Philly Sports Daily
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An apology didn't get John Tortorella off the hook. The NHL fined the Rangers coach for criticizing Winter Classic refs and suggesting, perhaps sarcastically, a conspiracy to force OT.
Rangers coach John Tortorella was fined $30,000 by the NHL for critical comments of the league and the officials in New York's Winter Classic victory over Philadelphia.
A group of Philadelphia Flyers fans brutally beat a New Jersey cop and his son - dressed in Rangers garb - outside a famous Philly cheesesteak shop Monday.
pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR:
NEW YORK RANGERS at PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
Friday, Jan. 6, 7:00 p.m.
CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA
Rangers: 25-9-4 (54 pts)
Penguins: 21-13-4 (46 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Jan. 5
The Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: 970 The...
One of the hardest parts of writing any sort of regular column or feature is coming up with an original opening for each new installment. Now that I have done just that for the third post in the Rangers Randomness series, I can focus on the rest of the piece and forget about opening paragraphs [...]
Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves and the surging New York Rangers beat slumping Pittsburgh 3-1 on Friday night.
After a thrilling victory in the Winter Classic, the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers will shoot for an eighth victory in nine games when they host the first-place Florida Panthers tonight at Madison Square Garden.