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Ryan Callahan serves as the Rangers' captain nowadays, and by donning the "C," he joins a very elite group. Prior to Callahan, it was Chris Drury who held the role, starting in 2008. Drury decided to hang up the skates, though, which paved the way for the 26-year-old Callahan to take over. Perhaps the most recognizable captain in Rangers history is Mark Messier, who held the title from 1991-1997 and again from 2000-2004. But who served as New York's captain in between the Messier Era and the Drury Era? Well, that would be Jaromir Jagr, who is now providing the...

Who Served As Rangers Captain Between Mark Messier and Chris Drury?

When one thinks of Rangers legends, he or she can't help but picture Mark Messier, Mike Richter, Brian Leach or -- for you older puck heads -- Rod Gilbert. Rocking Ranger blue in front of thousands of fans at Madison Square Garden is quite the honor but being named captain of the original six franchise is reserved for the best of the best. Since 1991, there have only been five...

This Just In: Jaromir Jagr Does Not Drink

Earlier today we posted about Jaromir Jagr and how he would like to remain in Philly. Now, we get the news that Jagr does not drink. Q & A below which was with the Courier-Post. You do keep yourself in good shape for a guy who’s turning 40 next month. “I never drink. I think that’s helped. I never drink alcohol.” You never drank at all? “No. My family never had alcohol...

Jagr, 39, would welcome return to Flyers next season

Jaromir Jagr admitted that he's enjoyed his time in the City of Brotherly Love - so much so that he would welcome a return to the Philadelphia Flyers next season. "I don't think it's going to be a problem - because, from my side, I'm happy," the 39-year-old Jagr said. "I like this team too much. I don't want to go anywhere." Coach Peter Laviolette...

Captain Callahan: The identity of the Rangers

Here’s a column I wrote for The Journal News and yesterday: **************************** The last time the Rangers played a hockey game with somebody other than Ryan Callahan as their captain, Callahan was on crutches. He was on crutches because, in the biggest game of 2010-11, Game 80 of 82, with the Rangers barely clinging to a playoff spot, they came back from...

Flyers' Czech Connection: Jaromir Jagr & Jake Voracek

VOORHEES, N.J. - Nearly 15 fans from the Czech Republic gathered around Jaromir Jagr and Jake Voracek on Wednesday...

Briere Concussed, Jagr Aggrevates Groin

from Sam Carchidi of Broad Street Bull at the Philadelphia Inquirer, For the Flyers, the all-star break cannot come fast enough. Center Danny Briere suffered a concussion in the Flyers’ 4-1 win in New Jersey Saturday and is out indefinitely. Late in the first period, Briere was flattened by Anton Volchenkov. Briere did not know if that was when he was injured; he was also hit...

Around the NHL: Jaromir Jagr wants to stay with Philadelphia Flyers for 'happiness,' not money

Also, other news and notes from around the league

Flyers ride Hartnell's goals to 4-1 win over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Jaromir Jagr's injury forced the Philadelphia Flyers to adjust their power play.

TheNYRBlog Reader Works Ranger Signing

TheNYRBlog reader Anthony F. sends me this pic of his brother Tommy with Henrik Lundqvist during a recent autograph signing in Yonkers that the two brothers worked at. Also in attendence were Ryan Callahan (over Tommy's shoulder), a hungover Brandon Dubinsky, Mike Richter and Eddie Giacomin...As always please continue to e-mail ( your Rangers related pictures...

Scott Hartnell scores 2 PP goals, Flyers top Devils 4-1

NEWARK, N.J. - Jaromir Jagr's injury forced the Philadelphia Flyers to adjust their power play. It worked just...

Post-game notes

Courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES January 21, 2012 (Game 46, Away Game 25) TD Garden – Boston, MA 1st   2nd   3rd   OT   Final New York Rangers                0      2        0       1      3 Boston Bruins                        0      2        0       0      2 Team Notes: -        The Rangers...
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