Found April 09, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
New York Rangers stud right wing Marian Gaborik missed Monday's practice with the flu and captain Ryan Callahan was also absent due to personal reasons. The pair is expected to be available for Thursday's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the eighth-seeded Ottawa Senators. Gaborik collected 41 goals, 35 assists and 34 penalty minutes for the top-seeded Rangers this season. Callahan recorded 29 goals, 25 assists and 61 penalty minutes this campaign.

Rangers agree to terms with Chris Kreider

The details are still a little bit hazy, but Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Rangers have agreed to terms with top prospect Chris Kreider. Kreider has been the topic of much debate, and until details are known, we won’t know if the ELC starts for this season or next. But, the one thing we do know is that Kreider will be with the Rangers organization next season at the latest...

Press Release: Rangers Announce Signing of Chris Kreider

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Chris Kreider. Kreider, 20, was selected by the Rangers in the first round, 19th overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.  On Saturday, he captured his second NCAA Championship in three seasons with Boston College, [...]

2011-12 a Major Success for Rangers Regardless of Postseason Outcome

The New York Rangers will not begin their 2012 postseason campaign until Thursday when they host the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden for game one of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Typically, not until after a team is eliminated, or never eliminated for one lucky club, from the playoffs is when one would assess their season as a whole. For the 2011-12 New York Rangers...

Practice Notes: Gabby, Cally Sit; Dubi Has Clean Slate; Stepan's Knee Sore

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that both Marian Gaborik (flu) and Ryan Callahan (personal reasons) were not at practice today, but John Tortorella says there is no long term concern for either of them....hopefully the flu doesn't send Gaborik into a slump the way it did for Lundqvist.Meanwhile, Brandon Dubinsky feels the playoffs will give him a new lease on life (Rangers...

Practice Notes: Gabby, Cally Back; PP Work; Lundqvist Soreness Cleared Up

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that both Marian Gaborik (flu) and Ryan Callahan (personal reasons) returned to practice today after sitting out yesterday.In a scary moment, Callahan took a puck to the head during practice but was able to finish without any issues....someone put that guy in bubble wrap, the Rangers need him healthy.Leonard adds that Rangers spent most of today...

Callahan The Most Underrated, Underpublicized Player in the World

Jay Adams at the Cave Magazine takes a look at why Ryan Callahan is the only captain of a major sporting team in New York to not generate any media buzz..."And that's what makes Ryan Callahan's case so peculiar. He possesses all the characteristics an NHL general manager could want. He plays in the media-hotbed of New York City. He's the captain of the best team...

New York Rangers Postseason Schedule

From 2012 EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS SERIES A TIME (ET) #1 vs.  #8 Networks Thursday, April 12, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NHL Network, CBC Saturday, April 14, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NBC Sports Network, CBC Monday, April 16, 2012 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Ottawa CBC, CNBC Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Ottawa CBC, CNBC *Saturday...

Final TheNYRBlog Fantasy Hockey League Championship Round Standings

Here are the final standings of TheNYRBlog Fantasy Hockey League Championship Round.Congratulations to the winner, who will receive a home blue Brandon Dubinsky jersey.For the list of other prizes, click here.Team Key: cb1 = cb1, PRUST = Prusticles, DTMB = Don't Toews Me Bro, SAP = Sean Avery's purse, UNYR = Upstate Rangers, DMWM = Don't Mess With Mess, HDINI...

Rangers, Boston College's Kreider agree to terms

The New York Rangers and forward Chris Kreider agreed to a three-year entry-level deal on Tuesday. The first of the three years will be burned when the Boston College star arrives at practice on Wednesday. The 19th overall pick of the 2009 draft, Kreider is eligible to compete in the team's Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Ottawa Senators. Kreider, 20, collected...

Happy Easter

From The New York Rangers Blog family to you and yours, Happy Easter.Speaking of Easter, good friend of the blog Andrea G. sends me these pictures of her Easter bonnet. Amazing!!!...Eighth Avenue view...While another good friend Erin M., sends me a pic of her Rangers themed Easter Eggs...Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

Assessing Rangers’ First Round Bout with Senators

As if squandering the chance on the last game of the season at their first Presidents’ Trophy since the 1993-94 season weren’t enough, the New York Rangers head in to the first round against a resurgent Ottawa Senators team who took three out of four games against New York in the regular season. This will [...]

Whale shut out Hershey, clinch playoff spot

Connecticut Whale 1, Hershey Bears 0 Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 – Hershey, PA, April 8, 2012 – Cam Talbot made 24 saves for his second shutout in his last three starts Sunday, as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Hershey Bears, 1-0, at Giant Center.  Defenseman Pavel Valentenko’s second-period goal was the only score of the game. The Whale victory, combined with the Adirondack...

Mailbag: The most under publicized captain

Long time fan of the blog Andy sent me an email this morning with a link to an article put together by Jay Adams of Cave Magazine. The article looks at Rangers captain Ryan Callahan, and how he could be the most under appreciated and under publicized captain in New York sports today: Knicks captain Carmelo Anthony had a reality show on VH1. Giants captain Eli Manning has been on...

Game Preview: Rangers/Capitals

Standings: Capitals (41-32-8), Rangers (51-23-7) NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (41-35-76) WSH Leading Scorer: Alexander Ovechkin (37-27-64) NYR Goaltender: Henrik lundqvist (61 GS, 1.93 GAA, .931 SV%) WSH Goaltender:  Braden Holtby (6 GS, 2.79 GAA, .910 SV%) Rangers Lines (probable): Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards-Marian Gaborik Brandon Dubinsky-Brian Boyle-Ryan Callahan Artem...
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