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from Red Fisher of the Montreal Gazette, Are you as excited as I am about the Winter Classic involving the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers on Monday afternoon?
Hardly a day has passed without the National Hockey League’s cast of thousands telling you about the step-by-step construction of the outdoor rink and about how eager players on both teams are awaiting the game.
The question asked over and over is: Will Broad St. prevail over Broadway?
Answer: Who cares - when it’s considered what the last Classic cost?
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As predicted here, Sean Avery has been waived by the Rangers. This is a salary cap move, as Avery and his $1.9 million salary needs to be cleared, especially if he’s not even playing.
We covered this here, here, here, here, and here. I’m actually incredibly sick of this topic. Avery has become bigger than the team, which is impressive considering he’s a fourth liner. He barely...
Episode 3 of "HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic" was a combination of on-ice rivalries (featuring often hilarious chirping of opponents) and off-ice holiday gatherings among family, friends and teammates. Teammates in ugly, ugly sweaters.
The highlight of the episode in the latter category was the New York Rangers' ugly sweater party. Do not adjust...
Interesting hockey day.
First, the holiday roster freeze is now over, which means the Rangers could be shedding some bodies soon. And one of those is probably going to be pretty controversial.
This afternoon at 3:30, Team USA plays Finland in the World Junior Championships on NHL Network.
Your boys start a three-game trip in D.C. against Dale Hunter’s spiraling Capitals at...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Verizon Center (7:30 p.m.), to begin a three-game road trip culminating in the 2012 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Blueshirts currently rank first in the Atlantic Division standings, and first in the Eastern Conference, with a record [...]
The New York Rangers bounced back from Wednesday’s 4-1 loss
against Washington with a 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers Friday night. New York grabbed control of the game from the
start and with the win retook first place in the Eastern Conference, one point
of the idle Boston Bruins. The Rangers
will have the next two days off before hitting the ice Monday in Bridgestone...
In a game that could have been easily overlooked in the wake of the Winter Classic on Monday, the Rangers took it to the Panthers 4-1 in their final tune-up before heading to Philly. After a rocky outing against the Caps, the Rangers bounced back and played a very smart game and grabbed a little momentum to take to Citizens Bank Park. Onto the bullets…
The name of the game...
The New York Rangers have waived controversial winger Sean Avery for the second time this season.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Carl Hagelin had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots, and the Rangers earned a 4-1 victory against the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Brad Richards, Michael Del Zotto, and Brandon Dubinsky also ...
The New York Rangers (22-9-4) defeated the Florida Panthers (19-12-7) by the score of 4-1, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports....unreal start to the game for the Blueshirts, but looked like the team started focusing on the Winter Classic as soon as they built the 3-0 lead and relied on Hank to take this one home. Can't blame them but I hate seeing...
Carl Hagelin had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots, and the New York Rangers earned a 4-1 victory against the Florida Panthers on Friday.
The sizzling New York Rangers will take aim at a sixth straight victory when they visit the Washington Capitals for tonight's clash at the Verizon Center.