Found October 25, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
In an effort to lighten the mood during the lockout, The New York Rangers Blog will be writing faux recaps for every Rangers game missed due to the work stoppage. Enjoy. PITTSBURGH - The injury embroiled Pittsburgh Penguins received help from two unexpected sources tonight on their way to a 2-1 OT win over the New York Rangers with the vice president in attendance tonight. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced before the game that former Ranger and Pen Luc Robitaille would suit up tonight, taking Sidney Crosby's roster spot after he complained about menstrual headaches following last night's game against the Canucks. The Rangers opened the scoring 12 minutes into the first period when Rick Nash deked between two Penguin defenders and scored on Marc Andre Fleury before barreling into the Penguin goaltender. Fleury was down on the ice for several minutes before being helped off the ice. With Tomas Vokoun still not 100% with lingering effects of his groin injury,...

Del Zotto and Girardi set to join Hagelin?

Adam Rotter of SNYRB has the translated tweets from Sweden, but it looks like Michael Del Zotto and Dan Girardi may be joining teammate Carl Hagelin in the HockeyAllsvenskan with  Södertälje. This is just another blow to the fans who believe a season will begin sooner rather than later, as more players flock to Europe to find ice time. It’s interesting to see Del Zotto heading...

Tortorella Concerned About Team During Lockout, Players Overseas

Larry Brooks of the New York Post recently caught up with New York Rangers bence boss John Tortorella to discuss a few things about his team. With the NHL Lockout reaches its 38th day, Torts has a few concerns about the Blueshirts. On how the Lockout could affect the team whenever it ends... “To be quite honest, it worries me,” Tortorella said. “When our guys report...

Stajcer assigned to ECHL

The Rangers organization has assigned goalie Scott Stajcer to the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL. This move isn’t a surprise, Stajcer struggled in his two Whale games, going 0-2 with a 4.32 GAA and a .841 SV%. Stajcer, the Rangers 5th round pick in 2009, was destined for the ECHL once Cam Talbot returned from injury. Currently Stajcer sits behind Talbot and Jason Missiaen...

MSG Network to Telecast McDonagh KHL Game

According to a press release, MSG Networks will telecast two Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) games in October including one featuring Ryan McDonagh. The games, this Friday, October 26 and Wednesday, October 31 on MSG, will be presented at 1:00 p.m. Eastern with an encore presentation in primetime both nights at 8:00 p.m. MSG’s John Giannone will call play-by-play alongside...

Girardi, Del Zotto to Join Hagelin in Sweden?

Jag har också fått höra att SSK är på väg att landa Dan Girardi och Michael Del Zotto. — Jonas Lindeblad (@Gronvitasumo) October 26, 2012 Translation: I have also been told that SSK is about to land Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto. SSK is the Swedish team Carl Hagelin is currently playing with. ...guess Del Zotto had a change of heart. ...hopefully Girardi...

Whale’s start indicates prospect patience is required

It’s fair to say that the Connecticut Whale have had an indifferent start to the season, stumbling to a 1-3-1 record to open the year. What the Whale’s start also suggests is that when you dig a little deeper there may be a need for patience in regard to prospect development. With two points in his first five games Chris Kreider has hardly set the world alight. Christian Thomas...

Hagelin Scores Two More for Sodertalje; Nash Tallies Two Assists

Carl Hagelin scores twice in Södertälje's 3-1 win over Mora. Hagelin is 4-5-9 in 5 games with Södertälje, all wins for them. #NYR — Alex Nunn (@aj_ranger) October 23, 2012 For video of the goals, click the below picture (00:43 mark)... ...WOW!!!! What a move on that first goal! Man I miss that speed. In other Rangers overseas news, Rick Nash picked...

The Michael Del Zotto Situation; Or Analyzing A Bleacher Report Article

Look, I have a very strong opinion about Bleacher Report and what it stands for, but I'm not going to waste my time writing paragraphs complaining about it. If you're interested in a detailed explanation of the journalistic shortcomings of Bleacher Report you can read about it here. But the purpose of me writing this article is to counter a particular blog post on Bleacher...

Stajcer Assigned to Rangers ECHL Team

#NYR G prospect Scott Stajcer has been assigned from the #CTWhale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors. — Laurie Carr (@byndblueshirts) October 24, 2012 ...guess that means Talbot is ready to return from injury. ...a Talbot return would be huge for the Whale as Stajcer and fellow rookie netminder Missiaen have struggled this early season. ...btw,...

VIDEO: Evgeni Malkin snipes a goal yesterday

It is just nice to see it:   Malkin is adjusting quite nicely to the KHL game after a bit of a slow start. He has 20 points in 14 games.  

Scott Stajcer Assigned to ECHL Greenville

HARTFORD, October 24, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that goaltender Scott Stajcer has been assigned from the Whale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors. Stajcer, a rookie out of the Ontario Hockey League and a fifth-round draft pick (140th overall) by the parent New York Rangers in 2009, was 0-2-0 in three appearances...
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