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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Steve Eminger said there was one reason for his bump to the Rangers’ third defensive pair in Thursday night’s 4-1 loss to the Blues, and it had nothing to do with his sore right arm.
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Tim Erixon’s second call up was short lived, as the Rangers returned the rookie defenseman to the CT Whale of the AHL last night. Erixon was called up as a precaution for the Rangers road trip to St. Louis and Phoenix. Although many –including us– assumed he would be playing during this call up, John Tortorella specifically stated that Erixon was an emergency call up, and would...
Amid a scoring slump of sorts (2 games is hardly a crisis) Coach Tortorella once again swapped up his lines during the Blues game. On one occasion Carl Hagelin played opposite Marian Gaborik. With all the line changes comes speculation about the who, what, where and why’s.
Perhaps the main thing the Rangers didn’t do well against the Blues was stick to their own game. The team...
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erixon, 20, did not skate in the Rangers 4-1 loss yesterday at St. Louis following his recall from Connecticut on Wednesday. He began the season on the [...]
Dan Martin at the New York Post has this response from Brad Richards after John Tortorella sat him for nearly the entire first period Thursday night in St. Louis..."It's been like that since I've known him," Richards said. "It's not a big deal. I have to be held accountable like everybody else. ... Sometimes it's good to get a little wakeup."For...
The Rangers announced that they assigned Tim Erixon to the CT Whale yesterday evening.Erixon was called-up as insurance in the event Steve Eminger wasn't able to play in Thursday night's game in St. Louis.Andrew Gross at Rangers Rants reports that Erixon was told about assignment after traveling from St. Louis to Phoenix with the team....what a jerk move by the Rangers. Instead...
The Rangers announce that Mike Rupp will return to the Rangers line-up tonight vs. the Coyotes for the first time since knee surgery 22 games ago.Here's John Tortorella on Rupp..."He gives us a guy who can play center and wing, and once he gets back on his a game, a guy who can take and win faceoffs," Tortorella said of Rupp. "He adds some size, and takes some...
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that John Tortorella expects Tim Erixon to be sent back to the CT Whale after Saturday night's game in Phoenix.Erixon was summoned for the two game road trip in case Steve Eminger wasn't able to play do to an arm injury he sustained while blocking a shot Tuesday night....assuming this makes it less likely that Erixon will get in the...
What is it with professional athletes mixing it up with models as of late? Recently, UFC fighter Chael Sonnen went toe-to-toe with ring girl Arianny Celeste. According to the New York Daily News, New York Rangers rogue Sean Avery got into a bit of a Twitter scuffle with the gorgeous supermodel Kate Upton. Apparently, Upton attended the November 29th Rangers game at Madison Square...
Standings: Coyotes (16-12-3), Rangers (17-8-4)
Leading Scorer: Ray Whitney (10-18-28)
Goaltender: Mike Smith(26 GP, 2.53 GAA, .920 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable):
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Ruslan Fedotenko-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Carl Hagelin-Brian Boyle-John Mitchell
Brandon Dubinsky-Erik Christensen-Brandon Prust
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto...
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On Saturday night in Phoenix, New York Rangers forward Brad Richards scored the game-winning goal with 0.1 seconds remaining, giving the Rangers a dramatic 3-2 victory...
ST. LOUIS — Rangers defenseman Marc Staal still doesn’t know when he’s going to play for the first time since suffering a concussion in February, but his progress continued during Thursday’s morning skate.
“The past few days have been the hardest I’ve skated in a really long...
John Tortorella sat Brad Richards for more than nine minutes after the big-money center’s line surrendered two early goals to the Blues. The Rangers were handed their second straight defeat, 4-1.
Brad Richards scored the winning goal with 0.1 seconds left as the New York Rangers beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night.
Puck crosses line with .1 seconds on the clock to give the Rangers a 3-2 victory.