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Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was excellent all night against the first place New York Rangers, but his best save of the night came in overtime against Marian Gaborik on a penalty shot. With 1:50 left in the extra session Gaborik was awarded a penalty shot and seemingly had Smith beaten, but Smith sprawled to rob him with the goal stick for a save of the year candidate....
When you’re a team sitting at the top of the NHL standings there’s usually not much to moan about. The Rangers have been blessed with production and top quality performances from all over the roster including the top six. A team cannot win consistently if it doesn’t get production from its key guys and the Rangers have been getting it. To the grades…
Marian Gaborik. In December...
This afternoon the NHL announced the remaining All-Star Game roster and the New York Rangers were rewarded for their tremendous first half with three All-Stars on the roster. Henrik Lundqvist, Marian Gaborik and Dan Girardi were those selected to represent the Rangers in Ottawa at the end of this month. Lundqvist's first half and Gaborik's resurgence in goal scoring...
Marian Gaborik is, arguably, the New York Rangers' deadliest offensive player. Giving him a penalty shot in overtime — which Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Adrian Aucoin did, slashing him on a breakaway on Tuesday night — would appear to be a handy way to effectively end the game.
Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, however, had other plans: Stopping Gaborik with his stick on a spectacular...
... but Phoenix goaltender Mike Smith stops him on a penalty shot. A great save no doubt but the Rangers did win in the shootout.
A penalty shot in hockey is one of the more exciting plays in sports. A penalty shot in overtime raises the bar a few notches. The Rangers received a penalty shot after Coyotes defenseman Adrian Aucoin picked up a slashing penalty against Rangers nastyman Marian Gaborik. Gaborik, who has the moves like Jagger (sorry), used them to fake Smith out of his socks. The result: Smith...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. - The first time Marian Gaborik played in an All-Star Game was in 2003 and, that season, his Minnesota...
Henrik Lundqvist, Marian Gaborik and Dan Girardi selected for All-Star game in OttawaThu Jan 12 17:52:57 via TweetDeckSteve Zipay stevezipay … a huge congratulations is in order, especially for Dan Girardi. A former ECHL player has made a huge name for himself on Broadway.
Both NHL.com and Puck Daddy project that Henrik Lundqvist, Dan Girardi, Marian Gaborik and Carl Hagelin (rookie game) will represent the Rangers during All Star weekend.Here's Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy on the Girardi projection..."There are some obvious choices here, but to explain the less obvious ones: Girardi is the epitome of the merit-based choice for an All-Star...
Courtesy of the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
January 10, 2012 (Game 40, Home Game 18)
Madison Square Garden – New York, New York
- The Rangers defeated the Phoenix Coyotes, 2-1, in the shootout tonight at Madison Square Garden to extend their winning streak to five games, and have now won 10 of their last 11 games. Marian Gaborik and...
Ye of little faith.
Yes, that means you, Henrik Lundqvist.
“I was about to skate off,” The King admitted with a half-smile when questioned about his emotions when Marian Gaborik skated in on Phoenix netminder Mike Smith with the Rangers down to their final strike in last night’s shootout...
Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS vs. PHOENIX COYOTES
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Rangers: 26-9-4 (56 pts)
Coyotes: 20-17-5 (45 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Jan. 8
The Rangers will face-off against the Phoenix Coyotes at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG; Radio: 1050 ESPN...