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New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Shut the front door.
That’s how you smother a good team, how you make their night miserable, how you bounce back from a loss.
Fact: The Rangers are quickly becoming the team you don’t want to play, because they will make you absorb a beating, fight for every inch and for every puck, and will give you every reason to give up and get to the lockerroom … and with many icepacks when you do.
Next team to be tested: Canadiens tonight.
1) Is it possible, still, after these last two games, that people don’t appreciate Brian Boyle? My goodness, how? Never mind that he finally scored a goal. Guy was a beast all night long, starting when he ran over Phil Kessel, who didn’t bother competing. Seriously, can you really understand what these Rangers are about, and not think Boyle’s been terrific? And his buddy/roomie Brandon Prust was a predator, too. Seems he might be getting healthy lately.
2) Because of what the Rangers have become this last season and a half, this boun...
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The Rangers have returned forward Kris Newbury to the CT Whale of the AHL. Newbury’s second stint with the Rangers lasted one game, where he was on the ice for three Canadiens goals. Newbury finished the game with under seven minutes of ice time and a -3 rating. He looked incredibly lost against a much faster Montreal team.
Newbury’s return to CT means that one of Brandon Dubinsky...
Yes, that is a screenshot from 24/7 when Avery was modeling.
In that segment, Avery talked about what it was like being sent down to the minors and how good it felt to come back to the big boy league. Now, Avery is back down with the Connecticut Whales and there is big time drama!
Sean Avery was scratched last night for discplinary reasons, but rumors on Twitter said he may have...
Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that it is believed the Rangers eventually will place Sean Avery on re-entry waivers, perhaps closer to the Feb. 27 trade deadline....with everything going on down in Hartford, not so sure teams would be interested in claiming him anymore. I do hope it works out for Avery.One team that was interested in Avery, according to the Calgary Sun, was the Florida...
It was quite clear going into this game that the Rangers needed to play better hockey, despite having won five of their last six prior to tonight. They did that and managed the blank the red hot Maple Leafs, 3-0, to again take over the top spot in the National Hockey League. For the first time in several weeks, the Blueshirts again played a complete team game, and as they’ve shown...
Sean Avery just can't buy a break these days. It's bad enough that he's been waived by the Rangers for the second time this year and is currently playing with their AHL affiliate, the Hartford Whale. Now, there's been a rumor floating around the Internet that Avery was benched on Friday because he spit on the Whale's coach, Ken Gernander. The Rangers have come...
Andrew Gross reports that the Rangers have recalled Kris Newbury for tonight's game in Montreal. Newbury is likely just precautionary in case both Brandon Dubinsky (shoulder) and Ruslan Fedotenko (back spasms) cannot play this evening.
When the New York Rangers visit town, it usually means bad news as the Blueshirts have been one of the top road teams in the league. And on Saturday, the Rangers' success away from home continued with a 3-0 shutout of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.
Rangers' back-up netminder Martin Biron stopped 19 shots to pick up his second shutout of the season and...
As you know, the four of us were unable to watch the game last night, so the recap today comes from Tom Urtz Jr, who writes for Bleacher Report. Thanks again Tom. You can follow Tom on Twitter here.
The Rangers are back in the win column after outplaying the Leafs Saturday night in Toronto.The Rangers set the tone early on with a very physical first period that would continue the...
Coming off a 3-0 shutout loss to the Ottawa Senators, the New York Rangers will look to turn things around tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.
For the Rangers, their focus has to be on getting pucks to the net and making most of their chances. In their last two games, the team has scored just one goal in regulation while not being able to convert on...
Sean Avery, now playing for the Connecticut Whale in the AHL, was a healthy scratch last night for what the Rangers are calling "disciplinary reasons." It remains unclear, however, what required the discipline. The rumor spreading on Twitter is that he was benched for spitting on his coach. More »
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Air Canada Centre (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: AM 1600), to begin a back-to-back weekend set against Original Six opponents. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 27-10-4 [...]
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Kris Newbury has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
New York backup Martin Biron made 20 saves, and the Rangers bounced back from a streak-busting loss to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Saturday night.
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MONTREAL -- At other NHL rinks, the New York Rangers have proven to be one of the league's best teams this season....