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Bleeding All Blue:
Michael Del Zotto
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers had their five-game winning streak
snapped in a decisive way as the Washington Capitals controlled much of the
game en route to a 4-1 victory.
Michael Del Zotto has been excellent of late, but he had
some bad moments tonight with one early costing the Rangers’ the first goal of
the game. Marcus Johansson made the
Rangers pay for the Del Zotto turnover when he coverts the rebound from Halpern’s
Brandon Dubinsky got the Rangers back to even late in the
first period when he kept the puck on a two-on-one and beat Vokoun glove
side. The goal was Dubinsky’s third of
the year and second in four games has him showing more and more signs of
pulling out of his struggles. The key to
the play was Callahan blocking the Carlson shot and starting the play the other
After the first period the Capitals had control of the play
and Troy Brouwer scored the go-ahead goal that seemed to take a lot of steam
out of the Rangers. Br...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
I know, not something you expected to hear from me in a million years.
But with the way 21-year-old defenseman Michael Del Zotto has recently been playing, he's made it impossible not to recognize his tremendous efforts out on the ice every night. And when I say every night, I literally mean "every night". Del Zotto has registered points in four of his last five...
Our good friend Patrick Hoffman of PowerScout Hockey takes a look at the reemergence of New York Rangers defensemen Michael Del Zotto. In 34 games this season, the 21-year-old Rangers’ defenseman has 4 goals and 17 assists for 21 points. That is tops for Blueshirts’ defenseman and 15th in the NHL in defensemen scoring. What is [...]
… how great has MDZ been this season? Del Zotto is tied for 2nd in the league (along with Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins) in +/- with a +25. Yes, the very same Michael Del Zotto who most fans wanted to see traded after last season. He has definitely been one of the Rangers [...]
HBO’s 24/7 series for the NHL Winter Classic rolled along last night with the inside look at the Rangers ugly sweater Christmas party. The highlight was obviously this reindeer 3-way sweater worn by defenseman Michael Del Zotto, who’s just 21-years-old. We keep hearing NY & Philly bloggers raving about this show because there are lots of f-bombs and reindeer three-ways....
Larry Brooks at the New York Post has this quote from Michael Del Zotto on why the Rangers have been so successful this season..."Obviously we have some skill, but we do the little things to win games," said Michael Del Zotto. "That's basically the character of our team."...and it's noticeable, not only to Rangers fans, but those around the league as I...
HBO’s 24/7 series has had many great moments already this season as it follows the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers as they prepare for the Winter Classic, but in my estimation, the appearance in Episode 3 of the above sweater, worn by Rangers defenseman Michael DelZotto at the team’s “Ugly Sweater” holiday party, has [...]
… what am AMAZING game. Carl Hagelin, Michael Del Zotto, Marian Gaborik and Henrik Lundqvist have been and were ON FIRE. First place in the Eastern Conference for the Blueshirts. What an incredible ride it has been so far. Courtesy: Blueshirts United
With 8 seconds left during the Rangers 4-1 win over the Panthers.
Florida Tomas Kopecky: 10 minutes, match penalty
NY Rangers Mike Rupp: 5 minutes, fighting
NY Rangers Mike Rupp: 10 minutes, game misconduct
NY Rangers Michael Del Zotto: 2 minutes, hi-sticking
Florida Krystofer Barch: 10 minutes, misconduct
This morning on the blog we looked at everything that has made the New York Rangers so successful this season, and everything that has helped them work their way to first place in the Eastern Conference. In tonight's 4-1 loss to the Washington Capitals, which broke the Rangers' five-game winning streak, none of those things mentioned this morning seemed to go right for the...
From the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
December 28, 2011 (Game 35, Away Game 19)
Verizon Center – Washington, D.C.
1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
New York Rangers 1 0 0 - 1