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The Baby Rangers dropped to 0-3 in this year’s Traverse City Tournament, losing to the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 4-2. Goals were scored by Oscar Lindberg (5th of the tournament) and Josh Nicholls. Assists came from Danny Kristo and Connor Allen. Lindberg (5 G) and Kristo (1 , 4 A) are tied for 5th in the tournament in scoring. With the loss, it appears the Rangers are eliminated from competition, but I may have read the schedule incorrectly. The consolation and championship games are scheduled for tomorrow, but with their 0-2-1 record, it seems likely that the Rangers will not be participating.
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The baby Rangers ended their Traverse City tournament on a high note, beating the baby Wild by a score of 5-2. Jesper Fast and Andrew Yogan notched a pair of goals a piece, with Danny Kristo also chipping in with a goal. Kristo also recorded an assist, along with Oscar Lindberg (2), Josh Nicholls, Anthony Duclair, and Connor Allen. Jeff Malcolm made 15 saves in the dominating win...
Danny Kristo could fill-in for Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin
What’s the status of Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin?
Both players underwent surgery on torn shoulder labrums following the 2013 season and their initial recovery timelines indicated they could each miss the first month of the 2013-2014 season. However, both Callahan and Hagelin have been skating with teammates in the...
As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Today’s matchup is #1 Marc Staal against #4 Derek Stepan. The winner will face the #2 Brandon Dubinsky/#3 Michael Nylander winner in the Alain Vigneault bracket finals.
Marc Staal (acquired – 2005 draft, 1st round...
As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. The Regional Finals start today, with tournament favorite Henrik Lundqvist taking on #3 Ryan McDonagh.
Henrik Lundqvist (Acquired – 2000 draft, round 7)
Hank is Hank. He’s a five-time Vezina Finalist, he’s won...
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
Stepan is believed seeking a five- or six-year deal in the neighborhood of $5 million per while the Rangers are believed offering a two-year contract worth between $2.75-and-$3 million a year.
Stepan’s request is not at all outlandish given his work the first three seasons of his career during which he clearly outperformed an extremely...
Barring an unexpected seismic shift in contract talks that have gone nowhere all summer between the Rangers and Derek Stepan the unsigned 24-year-old restricted free agent center will not report tomorrow for his physical on the first day of training camp.
Thus Stepan who has remained at his home in Wisconsin even as the Blueshirts have been holding organized albeit informal workouts...
As training camp draws near the Rangers still are left with one important piece of business to finish; namely re-signing RFA top-six Center Derek Stepan to a new contract and fans are none too pleased it’s taking so long. Blue Shirt backers realize how important Stepan is to the future success of the club and […]
The Rangers prospects need more seasoning
Oscar Lindberg and Danny Kristo are clearly ready for more demanding challenges. With four goals in two games, Lindberg has continued his offensive production from Sweden and at this stage is well beyond the average prospect considering his experience in the SEL. Kristo too – being older, physically ready and with a senior world championship...
As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Today’s matchup is #2 Brandon Dubinsky against #3 Michael Nylander. The winner will face #4 Derek Stepan in the Alain Vigneault bracket. Stepan was the first to take out a #1 seed, eliminating Marc Staal yesterday...
John Tortorella sat down with James Cybulski of Sportsnet to talk the team, the city and dealing with the media.
Via [ The Dark Blue Jackets ]
In a surprise change in club policy, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced at Sunday’s Fan Fest that they will not be selling any single game tickets to their National Hockey League games against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Single game tickets that have already been sold will be refunded at a date to be determined in 2018, and only CBJ ticket...
Yea so we got trolled by this blog post under the " satire," rules of the Internet. And then some other Columbus Blue Jackets blog jobbed us.
Pens Fans and Satire / “ PENSBLOG: Blue Jackets pull single-game Penguin tickets off of Market. Via [ The Dar... http://t.co/HQ1h52214F”
— DKM Hockey (@DKM_Hockey) September 9, 2013
from Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch,
On Thursday, when NHL training camps open, the Blue Jackets begin their quest to prove that their 19-5-5 finish last spring was not an aberration but the dawn of an era.
“That’s going to be part of my message to the team throughout camp,” coach Todd Richards said. “We’re either going to be a team that overachieved...
I knew that the Grand Rapids Griffins signed David McIntyre to join their slate of AHL veterans, but this is news to me, per Octopus Thrower's Peter Fish (via RedWingsFeed):
Grand Rapids Griffins Sign Kevin Lynch
Kevin Lynch was drafted in the second round of the 2009 Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets and went on to play four years at the University of Michigan.
By Glen Miller
Ordinarily the hiring and firing of assistant coaches in the NHL rarely warrants much more than a shrug of the shoulders from the vast majority of fans yet the addition of Scott Arniel as the New York Rangers new associate head coach was greeted with consternation from Blue Shirt nation. That is due in large part to the strained relationship Arniel reportedly had...