Found December 20, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
One would think that having premium seats on the glass for Wednesday’s New York Rangers-Pittsburgh Penguins tilt at Madison Square Garden would inspire even the most underwhelmed and difficult-to-impress attendee to at least, you know, turn and face the action occurring directly in front of them. But not this young Rangers “fan.” Look at how […]The post Not impressed: Kid at New York Rangers game the McKayla Maroney of hockey fans (pic) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Dan Girardi stars in ad for NY Rangers Stadium Series jersey with Joe Girardi (Video)

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi stars in a new commercial promoting the team's Stadium Series jersey, where due to a mixup, Girardi finds the uniform of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi in his locker.In the meantime, Joe Girardi sits in his office having no problem wearing Dan Girardi's jersey, along with a hockey stick and helmet.The Rangers play two outdoor...

Isles – Rangers Pregame: New Lines (Again)

Tonight the Rangers prepare to take on their New York rivals, the Islanders, as they begin the final third of their season-long nine-game homestand. As has been the norm of late, AV has shuffled the lines at practice suggesting that once again he is trying desperately to find some combination with chemistry that will get […]

Feature Friday: Brandon Sutter

By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost)   Photo Credit: Vincent Pugliese/Getty Images   Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Brandon Sutter.   It can’t come as a surprise that, after the week he’s had, Brandon Sutter is this week’s feature. Each (healthy) Penguin is utilizing their time to...

Rookie Maatta emerges for injury-ravaged Penguins

It's unlikely Pittsburgh Penguins rookie defenseman Olli Maatta ever imagined he would be one of the team's most veteran defensemen at any point this season. But injuries to Pittsburgh's top four blueliners have suddenly forced Maatta into that very situation. And he's making the transition look easy. The 19-year-old easily topped his career high for minutes in...

Vancouver GM Not Happy With Play Which Injured Ryan Stanton

John Tortorella announced earlier today defenseman Ryan Stanton is out for weeks due to this play a few days ago (watch it here). Now via Matthew Sekeres tweets, Mike Gillis says he has a problem with the play Tuesday in Minnesota where Ryan Stanton injures ankle going into end boards. Says the NHL went to hybrid icing to avoid such injuries to defencemen. More GIllis...

Another Amazing Goal Scored By Sidney Crosby

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NY mobster denied furlough from house arrest to see Rangers game with family

A Brooklyn judge has rejected a Genovese mobster's unusual request for a furlough from house arrest so he could take his wife and kids to the New York Rangers hockey game on Sunday.According to the N.Y. Daily News, federal Judge Pamela Chen denied Felice Masullo's request to see the team battle the Minnesota Wild at Madison Square Garden without giving a reason. Masullo&...

Penguins History: Nick Harbaruk

Few players have overcome greater obstacles to play in the NHL than former Penguin Mikolaj Nicholas “Nick” Harbaruk. Born in Nazi-occupied Drohiczyn, Poland on August 16, 1943, Harbaruk escaped his war-torn country as a young boy and settled in Toronto with his family. Nick quickly adapted to his new home. Like most Canadian youths, he developed a passion for hockey. At age 17...

Game 36: Please score a lot against the Isles

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News The Islanders come to town tonight, and those are always fun nights. Even though they stand no chance of making the playoffs, they always show up for a fight against the Rangers. Goaltending is a big issue on the island, and the Isles have the worst goaltending in the league. Ignoring GAA, the best Isles goalie is starting today (Evgeni Nabokov...

Penguins Stave Off Rangers Comeback, Slip Away With Shootout Win

Only two games in the NHL on Wednesday night but NBC’s Rivalry Night certainly gave fans an entertaining game right down to the very end. It took a little while for the scoring to get underway, but about midway through the second period Chris Kunitz scores a powerplay goal to give the Penguins a 1-0 […]

The Streak Continues; Pens defeat Flames 4-3.

Pittsburgh, PA- In Saturday’s first game of the afternoon, the Pittsburgh Penguins hosted the Calgary Flames at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pens have loved playing at home as of late, as they have won nine straight games at the Consol entering Saturday, as they were also riding a seven-game winning streak. Calgary came into town Saturday hoping to...

Wild-Penguins Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins have kept winning in spite of Evgeni Malkin's absence and an extremely short-handed defense. The Minnesota Wild will try to do the same while goaltender Josh Harding is out. The Penguins will seek a season-high sixth consecutive victory and ninth in a row at home Thursday night while the Wild will try to extend their streak to three games. Pittsburgh...

Islanders-Rangers Preview

New York's archrival hockey teams continue to disappoint, failing to live up to expectations a season after each turned in solid performances in the playoffs. The Rangers, losers of five of six, look to deal the Islanders their 14th defeat in 15 games when they meet Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers (16-17-2) replaced coach John Tortorella with Alain Vigneault...

Pittsburgh Penguins Gameday 38: Calgary Flames

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Game 37 Preview – Wild at Penguins

By: Casey Johnston (@Caseyr82) Last Game for the Penguins:  Wednesday, a 4-3 shootout win for the Penguins.  Scoring did not come until 12:44 of the second period when Chris Kunitz got a rebound past Henrik Lundqvist on the power play.  Carl Hagelin tied things up for the Rangers at 15:35.  Things opened up a little more in the third period when Pascal Dupuis and Brandon Sutter...
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