Found November 15, 2013 on Blue Seat Blogs:
Per Pat Leonard, Rick Nash is wearing a full contact jersey today in practice. This is nothing short of great news, as his time table for return –which had been as long as week-to-week earlier this week– is now day-to-day. The Rangers are that much closer to their best player returning to the lineup. Also per Leonard, Michael Del Zotto appears to be a healthy scratch, as he is paired with Nash on defense. Justin Falk is skating with John Moore. Tweet

Roster moves coming? Maybe not

Such a skinny kid, Moore was. (Photo: Dave Sandford/NHLI) In case you missed it the other day, Dominic Moore –out with an oblique injury– has stated he expects to return to the lineup on Saturday. Moore has been out since October 29, missing seven games in that time. Without him, the Rangers have used a combination of J.T. Miller and Brandon Mashinter to fill the hole in the...

The Michael Del Zotto rumors and the search for a right handed defenseman

AP Photo/Kathy Willens With Michael Del Zotto sitting out tonight against Montreal as a healthy scratch, the trade rumors swirled again. This time Renaud Lavoie, a reporter from Montreal, noted that he is hearing Del Zotto could be had. Suit covered the possibility of a trade, specifically a Del Zotto trade, last week. Without rehashing the entire post, the trade rumors are a bit...

Rangers’ Rick Nash says he will play this week.

New York Rangers forward Rick Nash who has been out with a concussion since October 8th, says he will play either Tuesday against the Bruins or on the road Thursday in Dallas. Following the Rangers game day skate at Bell Centre in Montreal Nash has this to say, “Hopefully one of the games Tuesday or Thursday for sure, as long as there’s no setbacks,” Nash said. “Everything’s...

Rick Nash pleased with progress so far

Yesterday, New York Rangers Rick Nash rejoined his team in practice for the first time since suffering a concussion on Oct. 8th. He wore a yellow jersey which indicates non-contact and he will ease himself back into full practices before going into battle drills. He is expected to travel with the team to Montreal on Friday for Saturdays game against the Canadians. The teams plan...

Musings: Are the Rangers prospects underrated?

Quietly having a strong season: Brian Boyle A strong, prolonged period of results was slightly tarnished with the sloppy, unnecessary loss to the Devils earlier this week. Sloppy goals, defensive lapses and a lack of finish had many reminding us of the early season edition of the Rangers. With games against the Canadiens and Kings on the weekend it’s a big couple of days for the...

Nash pleased with progress so far; Lundqvist, Talbot, Montreal and the “routine goal”

Rick Nash rejoined his Rangers’ teammates for today’s practice, his first time on the ice with the complete group since suffering a concussion on Oct. 8. Nash wore a yellow non-contact jersey and will ease himself back into full practices before resuming battle drills. Nash said he expects to travel to Montreal with the team on Friday for Saturday’s game against the Canadiens...

The 50 Hottest Photos Of Sean Avery’s New Fiancée Sports Illustrated Model Hilary Rhoda

Sean Avery was one of the most hated hockey players, but he is loved by beautiful Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Hilary Rhoda and that’s a good thing. The former NHL enforcer got engaged to the lovely Rhoda whom he was dating for three years as reported by People Magazine. You have seen the scintillating Rhoda from her breathtaking appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit...

New York Rangers: Michael Del Zotto healthy scratched and reportedly on the trade block

New York Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto will not be in the lineup tonight against the Montreal Canadiens and his absence is not the result of injury. According to Renaud Lavoie of the Journal de Montreal, the Rangers offensive blueliner…Read more →The post New York Rangers: Michael Del Zotto healthy scratched and reportedly on the trade block appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Friday chat reminder

The BSB Friday live chat returns today to torpedo your productivity at work.  Join us at 1pm, where we will be talking all things Rangers; Rick Nash’s imminent return, JT Miller’s ice time (or lack thereof), the emergence of Chris Kreider, anything you want.  See everyone this afternoon! Tweet

Talbot, Rangers blank Habs

Ryan Callahan ended New York's four-year-old goal drought in Montreal and rookie Cam Talbot made 22 saves for his first NHL shutout and the Rangers blanked the Canadiens 1-0 on Saturday night. Callahan scored his sixth goal of the season for New York, which has won eight of its past 11 games. Talbot, who replaced Martin Biron as the backup goalie, became the first Rangers goalie...

Game 19: Montreal….think we can actually win there?

Photo: AP After a disappointing loss to the Devils, the Rangers take the ice in Montreal to take on the Canadiens. This is the first of three straight games against playoff teams, so this stretch will tell us how far along the Rangers have come since their 3-7 start. That said, the Rangers don’t win in Montreal. Period. I don’t think I can remember the last time the Rangers won...

New York Rangers: Rick Nash skates with team today

The New York Rangers have won 6 of their last 8 games, allowing them to fight their way back into the playoff picture after a terrible October. But the injury to Rick Nash prevents the Blueshirts from truly hitting their…Read more →The post New York Rangers: Rick Nash skates with team today appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Myth busting John Tortorella

Image courtesy: Toronto Star We are now more than a quarter of the way through the 2013-14 season and I think it’s an appropriate time to do a bit of myth busting with regards to John Tortorella. Fans, media and players all seem generally impressed by what Tortorella has done thus far, which is a far cry from the nervousness that existed when it was first rumoured that Torts would...

What’s in Store From 1993-94? Rangers Unbeaten Streak at 11, Double Up Panthers

November 16th, 1993: Miami Arena, Miami, FL.:  It was a reunion of sorts when the Rangers travelled to South Beach to take on the expansion Florida Panthers in the first ever meeting between the clubs.  The Panthers were coached by none other than Roger Neilson who was coaching the Rangers as recently as last season.  Neilson was hired […]

What’s in Store From 1993-94? Beukeboom, Rangers Extend Unbeaten Streak to Ten, Tie Sharks

November 14th, 1993: Madison Square Garden, NY:  With the 25th running of the New York City Marathon taking place earlier in the day, the Rangers came racing home riding high with a seven game winning streak.  They looked to extend that and their nine game unbeaten streak (8-0-1) against a struggling San Jose Sharks team with just five […]
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