Found October 17, 2011 on
The Hockey Guys:
New York Rangers
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By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)
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After what seemed like an eternity in Europe, the Rangers finally returned home – well not quite, even though some might consider the Nassau Coliseum a home away from home for the Rangers, as they took on the Islanders for their third game of the season and first in North America. The general feeling surrounding Rangers practices leading up to the game on Long Island was that they were happy to finally depart from Europe and get back to some form of normalcy with their season. And what better way to start it off than by playing one of their biggest rivals – the Islanders.
There was an ample amount of anticipation leading up to Saturday’s game, mostly because it had been a full week since the Rangers last played a game. And while the week allowed players to rest, injuries to heal, and chemistry to build, there was concern over whether or not the long layoff would affect the Rangers’ legs. Combine that with the ou...
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“(Brad Richards) gave it to me. Someone bought it in Europe, and it’s going to be our winning hat this year! We call it the Broadway Hat! Someone has to wear it after each win, and today was my turn. I am going to try and wear this hat every game. That’s going to be [...]
Brandon Dubinsky has meant a lot to the Rangers his first 4 NHL seasons. The 2004 2nd round pick of the Blueshirts has gotten progressively better each season culminating with him leading the team in overall points this past season.
The opening game in the North American leg of the 2011-12 New York Rangers season opened last night on Long Island. There is a tendency for most fans to exaggerate the outcome of a Ranger-Islanders game. Depending on the result, it’s either “we’re gonna win the Cup!” or “good Lord, we are the worst team [...]
The New York Rangers have finally notched their first win of the season over the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 thanks to a 40 save shutout by Henrik Lundqvist who stood on his head for the entire game. Vancouver led in the shots category by a whopping 40 to 10 but was still shutout by Lundqvist on [...]
Tonight begins a critical stretch for the Rangers as they embark on a road trip to the dreaded western Canadian cities of Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.
TONIGHT”’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow, Oct. 18, at Rogers Arena (10:00 p.m.), to begin a six-game stretch against Canadian opponents including four on the road to begin the set. The Blueshirts enter the contest having been defeated by the New York Islanders, 4-2, on Saturday at Nassau Colieseum, and [...]
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The dirty old chapeau atop Henrik Lundqvist's head was a crown fit for a King.
Because on a night the Rangers were in desperate need of a victory after going the first three games and what seems like a million miles without one, it was...
… I totally agree with Adam… the Rangers are just warming up!
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Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves, and the New York Rangers broke open a scoreless game with four goals in the third period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season.