Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/18/12

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 30: Head coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on January 30, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Rangers 3-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
With their 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators, the New York Rangers moved to 62 points in 44 games, tops in the NHL. If that's not surreal enough, how about this: James Dolan addressed the media after the game. Some organizations like Washington, have ubiquitous owners. Some have frequently seen owners like Philadelphia and Chicago. James Dolan, on the other hand, hasn't spoken to the New York hockey press since the 2005-06 season. And he didn't just stop and wave to the press — he called the Rangers "pretty close" to winning the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1994. Coach John Tortorella's reaction to that observation? "We just have to go about our business. I had my owner up here talking about a Stanley Cup, and that's a bunch of bull[crap]," said Torts after Dolan had vacated the room, to the laughing media. Here's what James Dolan had to say about the New York Rangers during his brief but astonishing chat with the media (audio via Rangers Report Blog): Q. What do ...
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