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from Katie Strang of ESPNNewYork, New York Rangers coach John Tortorella wants hockey to adopt an NFL-style review system for the last minute of a game, he said in a pregame news conference Thursday.
The Rangers saw their late-game rally fall short in Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to the Devils after a goaltender interference call against them negated what would’ve been the game-tying goal with less than four seconds to play. Tortorella was careful not to link the suggestion with criticism of that particular play—he was fined $30,000 last month for ripping officials after the team’s 3-2 win over the Flyers in the annual Winter Classic—but said he supports a system that would require any questionable call to be reviewed by the league’s nerve center in Toronto in the last minute of regulation.
In the NFL, calls and plays are reviewed “upstairs” in the last two minutes of the game.
“I’m not questioning the call, but it brings up a discussion and I think the NFL gets it right,” Tortorella said ...
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New York Rangers coach John Tortorella wants hockey to adopt an NFL-style review system for the last minute of a game, he said in a pregame news conference Thursday.
John Tortorella discusses Tuesday's loss against the Devils the team's progress on their power plays after practice at the MSG training center...
...Torts has been brutal with the press lately. Given them absolutely nothing.
For players post practice thoughts including Brad Richards on his recent struggles, click the "Read More" tab below.
The Rangers report that Ruslan Fedotenko did not practice today after not feeling right while riding an exercise bike this morning and won't make the trip to Philadelphia....i know it hasn't been confirmed as a concussion, but when youre not feeling right the next day, it's a concossion. NHL has to figure something out. Concussions are happening on a daily basis and it...
from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, The Rangers may skate under the radar through most of the calendar, but they have the pedigree that grants them the ability to own this city the way they did when they won it all in 1994 and even when they went to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1979.
The way they have a chance to own this city this spring.
Look, this is not a powerhouse team. This is...
… Richards had a really solid game last night and came close to scoring before netting that game winning goal. It was a great goal but what about that assists from Artem Anisimov. Great set-up!
You can criticize John Tortorella all you want, but the guy cares about this team tremendously......not sure there's another coach in the league that gets as fired up after an overtime win than Torts.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), to conclude their three-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 33-13-5 (71 pts). The Rangers [...]
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Dominic Moore was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for a hit that injured New York Rangers forward Ruslan Fedotenko on Thursday night.Moore put his shoulder into the chin of Fedotenko early in the third period. Fedotenko was face down on the ice for a few minutes before being helped to the dressing room.Moore was only accessed a two-minute minor penalty...
The New York Rangers (33-13-5) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (23-24-5) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):http://www.firstrowsports.eu/watch...
The main victim of the Rangers’ power play, their own All-Star goaltender, lodged a more-than-justified complaint.
“One goal, and it’s the difference. We did a lot of good things on the power play and had chances, but in the end, it is the difference,” Henrik Lundqvist said after the...
PHILADELPHIA — This is where 2011-12 began for Marc Staal, on Jan. 2 on the outdoor rink at the ballpark across the parking lot from where the Rangers this afternoon will attempt to go 5-0 against the Flyers this season.
It hasn’t been a smooth ride for Staal, who missed...
By Bruce Berlet
Casey Wellman played several sports growing up in Brentwood, Calif., hardly a hotbed for hockey.
But Wellman got hooked on the game played on ice after his father, Brad, met several New Jersey Devils players who asked him to skate with them in Boston.
“Dad didn’t know how to skate, so he was pretty upset about that,” Wellman said with a smile.
The New York Rangers will try to rebound from a controversial loss when they welcome the Tampa Bay Lightning for tonight's battle at Madison Square Garden.