Found December 28, 2011 on Sportress of Blogitude:
On Wednesday, the Empire State Building was lit up with the colors of both teams that will play in the 2012 Winter Classic on Jan. 2: blue, red and white on the east and west sides of the building for the New York Rangers and orange and white on the north and south sides for [...]

Lightning prepare to face Flyers, Hartnell

Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Philadelphia Flyers! NHL Lightning territory. The Philadelphia Flyers have lost more than two road games to only one team over the past year and a half. The lowly Tampa Bay Lightning could become the second. The Flyers hope the holiday break helps get them going back in the right direction as they face...

Henrik Lundqvist & Marty Biron Talk About Their Winter Classic Masks

… this is great news about Marty Biron maybe wearing his mask for the rest of the year. The very same mask that we debuted here on Ranger Nation.  A great video and great to see both goalies loving their new helmets.      Related articles Exclusive Photos Of Marty Biron’s Winter Classic Helmet – [...]

Rangers Randomness: Second Edition

Welcome to the second edition of Rangers Randomness. All is good in Ranger Land with the club now officially holding the top spot in the Eastern Conference after a 3 – 0 win over the Islanders. This means that for the second straight week there won’t be much negativity in this feature. I want to [...]

Flyers Relying Too Much on Top Line?

Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers All Star, scored his career best 18th goal of the season tonight and helped lead the Flyers to a 3-2 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals. If you take a look at the Flyers scoring leaders, an overwhelming and very telling trend pops out. Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell and Jaromir Jagr lead the Flyers in scoring. Three players. One line....

Watch Claude Giroux Set Up A Goal With A Pass To Himself Off The Boards

Giroux said he had tested the boards at the St. Pete Times Forum during the Flyers' morning skate, and he puts what he discovered to the test here, to dazzling effect. The subsequent shot Giroux took bounced right to teammate Scott Hartnell for a goal. Which is all well and good. The Lightning still scored four more goals than the Flyers did...

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 loss....i've seen EA Sports run this simulator for the Super Bowl and other...

Flyers winger Jaromir Jagr's take

Philadelphia Flyers winger Jaromir Jagr weighs in on his relationship with then Penguins and their fans.

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 Caps team didn't case you haven't noticed, Richards...

The Rangers Keep on Rising

Glen Sather's tenure as the man running the Rangers has been more frustrating than successful. Since he took over, the team has won two playoff series and missed the playoffs as often as they've made them. He's made truly awful free agent signings and didn't hit any early home runs in the draft when the team earned high picks as a result of their shameful records...

Laviolette, Ott avoid NHL fines with contrite phone call

Remember last week when Philadelphia Flyers coach Peter Laviolette shoved Dallas Stars winger Steve Ott as their teams were leaving the ice, and then Laviolette had to do the loafer shuffle of shame across the ice and through the Zamboni entrance the following period? No harm, no foul, no fine, according to the NHL. Via Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: The league investigated the incident...
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