Found January 24, 2012 on Rangers Report:
A few quick notes and quotes from tonight that weren’t in the notes sent out by teh team: NOTES — • Brian Boyle played just 11:49 tonight after twisting his right foot on a collision in the corner during the second period. It cost him to miss a good chunk of the period, but he returned and even killed penalties later in the game. Boyle had less ice time only four other games this season: 10/18/11 at VAN; 10/27/11 vs. TOR; 12/5/11 vs. TOR; 12/8/11 at TAM. • Ryan McDonagh showed no ill-effects from Saturday’s OT hit by Andrew Ference. He logged 23:43 of ice time and was on the ice for two Ranger goals. • Marc Staal played a season-low 12:06 and a season-low 14 shifts. QUOTES — Brian Boyle, on re-injuring his ankle/foot: “It’s been bugging me for a couple weeks. That’s what had me a little scared because it’s been a few weeks now that it’s been hurting.” Michael Del Zotto, on the key to the first half: “It’s been the key to our game this year is how consistent we’ve

McDonagh to Play Tomorrow, Sauer Shutdown

Good news and bad news to share as a follow-up to this morning's article. Starting with the good news, defenseman Ryan McDonagh was on the ice for Rangers practice today and will play in tomorrow's game against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden, according to Andrew Gross. McDonagh left Saturday afternoon's matinee in Boston during overtime after he was sent head...

Staal Fine After Taking Two Big Hits Last Night

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that after taking two bigs hits and playing just 12:06 during the Blueshirts 3-0 win against the Jets last night, the Rangers say Marc Staal was fine.Staal rode the stationary after the game....Staal was virtually invisible last night and you just hope he doesn't have any re-occuring issues. All Star break should help if he's feeling...

No Apparent Injuries for McDonagh

During Brendan Shanahan's video announcing the three game suspension of the Bruins Andrew Ference for a hit from behind on Ryan McDonagh, the NHL's Senior Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations notes that despite having to leave Saturday's game all reports have indicated that there are no apparent injuries to McDonagh....assuming we'll hear more after...

McDonagh to skate vs. Jets tonight

Ryan McDonagh will be on the blue line for the Rangers for tonight’s match against the Jets at the Garden.He suffered no lasting effects from tumbling into the rear boards shoulder-first on a shove from behind by Andrew Ference in Boston on Saturday. Ference, who received a major...

McDonagh Skates With Team at Practice

Steve Zipay reports good news from this morning's practice as Ryan McDonagh is skating with the team....nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Zipay also says that Steve Eminger is practicing without a non-contact jersey for the first time since injuring his shoulder a month and a half ago.In potentially bad injury news, Zipay notes that Michale Sauer is not...

Hit costs Ference three games

PHILADELPHIA - Andrew Ference got tagged with a three-game suspension yesterday for his dangerous hit on New York...

Ference will sit for three games

PHILADELPHIA - Just an hour before yesterday’s game, the Bruins received the news that most were expecting: Andrew Ference would not be suiting up.

Tuesday (1/24/11) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers' Ryan McDonagh OK after hit New York Post - Rangers taking in Tortorella’s talking pointsNew York Post - Rangers' McDonagh to skate vs. Jets tonightDaily News - Sauer news for Rangers defensemanNewsday - McDonagh OK and will play; Sauer shut downRemember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

Rangers must shore up ‘D’

Ryan McDonagh may have escaped with his brain, shoulder, collarbone and neck all intact after being run recklessly into the wall from behind by Andrew Ference in overtime of Saturday’s Battle of Boston, with early signals emerging that one of the Rangers’ signal defenseman was more battered than injured...

Did Nathan Horton, Andrew Ference or Tyler Seguin Score the Captain Morgan Goal of the Week?

The Bruins crawled into the All-Star break with just five wins in their last 10 games but they managed to pull off some pretty impressive goals, despite the losses. Check out this week's Captain Morgan Goal of the Week candidates and vote below. Nathan Horton at New Jersey: Andrew Ference vs. the Rangers: Tyler Seguin at Washington: Did Nathan Horton, Andrew Ference or Tyler...

Puck Headlines: Brian Elliott All-Star mask; Mario statue; Ference on Tim Thomas White House snub

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Via Dave Hutchison of InGoal Magazine, Brain Elliott's new mask is a "one-off 'memento' mask still features the Casey Jones character from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on one side, while...

Pregame: Rangers Host Jets in Last Game Before All-Star Break

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Send Tom Caron, Billy Jaffe, Barry Pederson and Ian Moran a Question to Be Answered on 'The Instigators'

The Bruins spent another week at the forefront of NHL news for things that happened both on and off the ice. On Saturday, the B's hosted the New York Rangers in a clash of the Eastern Conference's top two teams. The Rangers came away with an overtime win with just 3.6 seconds on the clock, marking an exhilarating end to one of the best games of the season. That game also...
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