Found September 24, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Henrik Lundqvist has had quite the illustrious career in the NHL. He’s been nominated for the Vezina Trophy five times, winning once, has made three all-star game appearances and was even nominated for the Hart Trophy. But in the end, does any of that really matter if it doesn’t eventually net you a commercial in a fantastic shampoo commercial? Luckily for King Henrik he doesn’t have to worry about such trivial things because he has reached the pinnacle that all athletes strive for; he has his very own shampoo commercial. As you can probably attest to, what we’ve all just witnessed isn’t an ordinary shampoo commercial, it’s an awesome one. Not only is it in Swedish, but it features Lundqvist teaching famous fashion writer Sofi Fahrman the correct way to tussle her hair. Congratulations Henrik Lundqvist, you can now retire knowing that you have reached the top of the mountain in not only hockey, but in the advertising game as well. [PuckDaddy] The post Henrik Lundqvist isn’t just an elite goaltender, he’s an elite pitchman as well appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

New York Rangers Top 25 Under 25

Ryan McDonagh is the Rangers top player under 25 years of age. Over the past few weeks, the guys over at Copper n Blue (Oilers blog) have put together a voting contest where their fans vote on the best young core in the league. The guys at CNB have annually put together their list of top 25 guys under the age of 25, and many others have taken that idea and ran with it for their own...

Kristo among those sent to Hartford in today’s cuts

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Message to Derek Stepan: Take the Money and Play

It’s quite ridiculous that we are sitting here, less than a week from the start of the NHL regular season, and the New York Rangers’ leading scorer from last year, albeit a shortened year, is holding out over what is seemingly pocket change in the world of sports. Of course, Glen Sather is the easy […]

Lines for tonight’s game against Edmonton

Per Steve Zipay, the lines for tonight’s game against Edmonton will be: Benoit Pouliot-Derick Brassard-Mats Zuccarello Marek Hrivik-Oscar Lindberg-Danny Kristo Micheal Haley-Dominic Moore-Derek Dorsett Chris Kreider-JT Miller-Arron Asham Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi Marc Staal-Conor Allen Aaron Johnson-Tommy Hughes Martin Biron (full game) Cam Talbot There are a few things worth noting...

Miller, Staal, Allen with solid play in third preseason loss

Hasn’t missed a beat (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Rangers lost their third preseason game –and second straight– tonight in Edmonton, but it was not all negative. J.T. Miller and Connor Allen played extremely well tonight. Allen is leapfrogging kids on the depth chart very, very quickly. We all know about Miller’s potential, and the kid played will with Arron Asham and...

Henrik Lundqvist ... Cup free and now Dandruff free to boot

Henrik Lundqvist for Head & Shoulders in your 12-year-old sister's leather jacket [The Nosebleeds] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Decisions loom for Rangers’ Vigneault

The NHL’s presentation of Trading Places: Behind the Benches debuts Thursday night with Alain Vigneault’s Rangers hooking up with John Tortorella’s Canucks. But while this unique matchup will attract a disproportionate amount of attention across the continent the Blueshirts have way too much unfinished business to complete in this preseason to be concerned with proving a point...

Vigneault's softer tone replaces Tortorella's bark

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Derek Stepan, please keep acting the fool vs. New York Rangers GM

One of the best moments of Nazem Kadri’s free-agent contract squabble with the Toronto Maple Leafs was when he called out the team’s irresponsible cap management in a martyr-ish way: “I know I’m being pretty reasonable taking cap into consideration when really that’s not my job." Alas he had zero leverage and took the money ($2.9 million against the cap) the Leafs...

AV’s new styles showing in Rangers 4-1 loss to Calgary

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Three things AV should implement that Torts didn’t

Photo: AP By now, most of our regular readers are aware I was a big supporter of John Tortorella and the team concept he constructed for the New York Rangers. To say the least, I was very disappointed with Glen Sather’s decision to fire him. Although I had an up close perspective of John that most did not, I still disagreed with some of his decisions/strategies. And while AV isn’t...

Preseason Game 4: Shaking off rust in Edmonton

(Photo: LoHud) The Rangers are in Edmonton tonight to take on the Oilers in their second of back-to-back games, and second of a four-in-five stretch to close out the preseason. The lines for tonight’s game have generated some discussion, particularly when you look at the forward lines. This is a team that needs to shake off the rust, but needs to give their highly touted prospects...

Vigneault vs. Tortorella

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, They came down from the mountains Monday to start a week of NHL exhibition games – first in Calgary, then Edmonton, and then Thursday, in what might be September’s most-anticipated meaningless game, Alain Vigneault’s New York Rangers face off against John Tortorella’s Vancouver Canucks. Three networks are televising the...
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