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Bleeding All Blue:
Last night Sean Avery showed just how effective he can be
for the New York Rangers. In the end he
was not the star of the show as Brandon Dubinsky scoring his first goal of the
year took away much of the spotlight, but Avery was the Rangers best forward
for two periods. Avery provided energy
when much of the lineup was lacking it, scored a beautiful goal top shelf over
Cam Ward and drew two penalties. Avery
was so good that he saw time with Brad Richards in the third period and
reminded all Rangers fans why his army was so adamant to have him back. The boxscore says that Avery only played
10:06, but his impact and effectiveness on each shift certainly made it seem
like he was out there for significantly more time.
As someone who has taken the tact that the impact of #16 has
been overstated to this point it was a pleasure to see him be a key player at
MSG again. For his sake and the Rangers
let us hope that he can keep up that level because while the 5-1 final
overshadows some of the importance to his goal and effort, those who watched
know just how important Avery was to the Rangers maintaining their win streak.
BEST OF MAXIM
Over the summer the New York Rangers re-signed 25-year-old forward Brandon Dubinsky to a new contract that would pay him $16.8 million over the next four years. At the time, Dubinsky was coming off a career season in which he led the entire Blueshirt squad in scoring with 24 goals and 54 points. In fourteen games so far this season, however, Dubinsky's production has been subpar...
This streak is why Rangers fans have reason to be excited. The Rangers are getting better every game. They are doing the little things right and the confidence levels are only going one way; up. If the Rangers continue to play this way the next three games are all very winnable. All of a sudden we’re talking about a nine game winning streak and a huge dose of momentum to carry...
… what a win. And what a goal by Sean Avery in the 1st period. Pure sniper shot there. Dan Girardi once again played an AMAZING game and deserves to make the All-Star team already. Do not forget that the Dan Girardi write in campaign for the NHL All Star Game starts on Monday!
Before the game I spoke about the lack of production beyond the top offensive line for the Rangers, despite the team being on a five-game winning streak at the time. Tonight, in their 5-1 defeat of the Carolina Hurricanes to make it six straight, the secondary scoring responded with an astounding performance and happened to score all five goals for New York. If you would've showed...
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It took a lot longer than anyone expected, but New
York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky has finally tallied his first goal of the
season. The level of relief on the face
of Dubinsky immediately following the puck hitting the back of the net showed
just how much the drought was weighing on the 25-year-old forward. As he said postgame...
John Tortorella continued his own personal All Star campaign for Dan Girardi by saying this about the Rangers defenseman to Blueshirts United..."He's turned into an All-Star player," noted the head coach. "He does everything. That's the simplest way to put it. He does everything there is for us, and he's the most underrated defenseman in the league. You...
Rapid reactions to moves made over the summer are part of
the way the sports world operates so it is not surprising that TSN took a look at the best and
worst unrestricted free agent moves of the summer thus far. It is also not surprising that is numbers
that become the focal point of assessing impact on the team, and accordingly
they viewed Brad Richards move to the Rangers...
The Rangers have four players on the NHL All-Star ballot, none of whom is named Dan Girardi. This omission does not please John Tortorella, the coach who has been touting the defenseman's value all season.
"This league. . ." Tortorella began with a fair measure of disgust when asked for his...
Morning all, although only just for me as its almost midday here in the UK as I’m typing this… On a relatively quiet weekend for the Rangers (how often does a team get Saturday AND Sunday off?) its time to take a look around the Rangers universe at some of the more interesting reads.
Nick over at Rangers Tribune makes a very valid point (at least in my opinion, as well as his...
The New York Rangers (8-3-3) host the Carolina Hurricanes (5-7-3) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/91302/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-carolina-hurricanes.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan-GaborikDubinsky...
This game, to me, came down to 1 moment. It happened at 2:31 in the video above. I want to know how the hell Brad Richards saw Dan Girardi. Look at his head. He is facing the goalie, and Girardi is skating in from behind, out of his periphery (you would think). I seriously have no frikkin clue how the hell Richards saw Girardi. I’ve seen the replay like 20 times and I just...
I don't think I've ever seen such relief during a celebration of a goal the way Brandon Dubinsky did last night. Let's hope now that he's gotten his first out of the way they will come in bunches for him now (pic via Blueshirts United)......love this pic because of Boyle's reaction. You know the rest of the team was pulling for Dubinsky to finally score and I...
NEW YORK (AP) Dan Girardi and Brandon Dubinsky scored 9 seconds apart midway through the third period and the New York Rangers
went on to rout the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
Sheer unadulterated joy was written all over Brandon Dubinsky’s face sky as he threw his head back and raised his arms to the sky after slamming a Ryan Callahan rebound into a wide open net to give the Rangers a 3-1 lead over the Hurricanes at 10:56 of...
Friday night at the Garden, Eric Staal's high-sticking penalty on Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi cut a third-period Carolina power play short, and the Blueshirts responded with three goals in three minutes on the way to a 5-1 victory over the Hurricanes.