Found January 12, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that Wojtek Wolski will replace Brandon Dubinsky (shoulder) in the line-up tonight against the Senators.If you remember the last time Wolski was in a Rangers uniform against the Ottawa Senators he did this to Daniel Alfredsson...And Dave Lozo at thinks the Senators will be looking for retribution tonight.Wolski was not suspended for the hit...Wolski is officially out of the tub....obviously, the Senators haven't watched film of the hit, because that was not dirty. And if they want to go after Wolski they'll have to deal with Rupp and Prust.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Morning Skate Notes: Biron, Wolski In; Dubi Out With Sore Shoulder

Blueshirts United reports that Brandon Dubinsky's sore shoulder will keep him out of his second straight game tonight in Toronto. Here's John Tortorella on Dubinsky's shoulder..."It's still sore. And shoulders are funny things. The other night he was able to play through it, all pumped up on adrenaline, but then it was real sore the next day. We're just going...

Dubinsky Out, Biron To Start Against Toronto

According to Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants Brandon Dubinsky will miss his second straight game (right shoulder), while Martin Biron will get his 11th start of the season tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dubinsky was clearly missed on Thursday night against the Senators, but the Rangers are trying to be smart with his shoulder to make sure that it does not become something...

Possible Conditioning Stint for Wolski & EC

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reported last night that John Tortorella is contemplating assigning both Wojtek Wolski and Erik Christensen to the CT Whale for conditioning stints..."I'm not saying we have to get him in because I like some things that are going on with our team right now," Tortorella said specifically of Wolski. "That's a situation where...

Jan Levine: Game 41: NYR-OTT, Midway Pt, Revenge on Wolski?, All-Stars in Town

The Rangers welcome in the All-Stars (as Carp so eloquently put it) facing the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. Normally a game against the Senators would have some mild subplots, but tonight there a few big ones. 1) Wolski and Alfredsson. In the second game of the season, Wojtek Wolski delivered an unpenalized elbow to Alfredsson's head. Since then, Ottawa has spoken about possibly...

Dubinsky Shoulder X-Rays Clear, Game Time Decision

Katie Strang at ESPN NY reports that the x-rays taken on Brandon Dubinsky's ailing shoulder were clear, however, he remains a game time decision for tonight's contest vs. the Senators..."It's going to be sore, obviously," he said. "It's just a matter of how well I can deal with that and take it from there."Wojtek Wolski would replace Dubinski if...

Rangers may ask Wojtek Wolski to accept conditioning stint

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Rangers In Toronto to Battle the Leafs

Coming off a 3-0 shutout loss to the Ottawa Senators, the New York Rangers will look to turn things around tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. For the Rangers, their focus has to be on getting pucks to the net and making most of their chances. In their last two games, the team has scored just one goal in regulation while not being able to convert on...

Practice Notes: Dubi Leaves Practice; Woywitka Out; New Lines; Power Play

The Rangers report from practice today that Brandon Dubinsky (shoulder) was on the ice to begin practice but left early and is a game time decision for tomorrow's game in Toronto....if he can't make it through practice you'd have to think he's probably going to miss both games this weekend.Meanwhile, Jeff Woywitka (foot) sat out practice today and will not make the...

Rangers may send Wolski, Christensen to AHL Whale

It sounds like if the Rangers have their druthers, the next time Wojtek Wolski and Erik Christensen get into a game will be this weekend as members of the AHL Whale. Coach John Tortorella said last night that asking the veterans to accept a temporary conditioning assignment to Connecticut, “is...

Halfway There Report Card: The Top Six Forwards

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...

Pregame: Rangers Seek Improvement Against Leafs

The New York Rangers cannot win every game on their schedule, and everyone knows that, but Thursday's 3-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden was unacceptable. By climbing to the top of the standings with repeated winning streaks, the Rangers have set the expectations ultra high for themselves this season. Therefore, losing a game in which they had opportunity...

All-stars come to MSG tomorrow

Yes, surely the best team in all of hockey, the Ottawa Senators, will be at the Garden tomorrow. The best team in hockey has four of the six players voted onto the all-star roster, for the Jan. 29 all-star game in Ottawa (well, actually in Kanata, Ontario, about 40 traffic-jammed minutes outside of Canada’s capital city). The remaining all-stars—those not swept in by ballot...

It’s Go Time!

Game 40. Hard to believe just about half a season has gone by. Ya boys return from their little hiatus on a four-game winning streak, with wins in nine of the last 10 and still in first place in the Patrick Division, in the Eastern Conference and in the whole National freakin’ Hockey League. Same lineup. That means Erik Christensen, Wojtek Wolski and Jeff Woywitka are all...
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