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Young And Old Attend Informal Skate

After 10 Ranger players participated in an informal practice last Wednesday, the number swelled to 15 yesterday… Among the #NYR skating together in NY today are Henrik, Staal, St. Louis, Girardi, Hagelin, Boyle, Brassard, Zucc, Miller, Kreider. .. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 2, 2014 Klein, D. Moore, Hrivik RT @gojipudu: @JimCerny Hey Jim, Haggerty was #11, who were...
Via NY Rangers Blog
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Rangers 1st Round Draft Could Have Beens The Last 20 Years

It’s tough to pick on a franchise that’s qualified for the playoffs eight of the last nine seasons including advancing to an Eastern Conference Final as well as a Stanley Cup Final in that time frame, but the truth remains that the Rangers have not drafted a true super star player in the first round since Alexei Kovalev 15th overall in 1991. Sure they’ve had some solid first...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev

Photo courtesy of Dan4th Nicholas via photopin.com NHL- Hockey player Alexei Kovalev had already officially retired from the NHL following the 2012-2013 season, however went on to play in Switzerland this past season. The New York Rangers drafted Kovalev 15th overall in the 1991 entry draft. He then went on to live up to their expectations and play a key role in their Stanley Cup win...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Skjei Headed Back to Minnesota; Duclair Has Groin Injury; Rangers Sign Tarnasky; Kovalev Retires & Giroux “The Assman”

With Marc Staal in the final year of his contract and his future with the Rangers in doubt, Blueshirts management has been hoping that 2012 1st round pick Brady Skjei would leave the University of Minnesota early this summer to begin his pro career in the AHL. Apparently, Skjei had other plans as last night he confirmed that he’ll be going back to school for his junior season ...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev hangs up skates after 24 years of pro hockey

With the 15th pick in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers made Alexei Kovalev the first ever Russian player to be selected in the first round.* I went overboard with links, mainly because I'm not sure when I'll get to write about one of my favorite childhood players again. So please forgive me. Also, feel free to pre-check the URL's first, I promise they're either relevant...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev Officially Retires

Via Puck Daddy: “Alexei Kovalev has retired from professional hockey, leading many hockey fans to proclaim, “ALEXEI KOVALEV WAS STILL PLAYING?!” Yes he was, in fact: He played for a second-tier Swiss team called EHC Visp and had 70 points in 59 games in leading them to the National League B championship.“ Kovalev gave us a bunch of great memories as a Penguin. KLS Line Forever...
Via The Pensblog
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Eastern Conference Champion…New York Rangers

In case you didn’t know (via We Bleed Blue)… Keep reading for all the celebratory happiness… Broadway Hat presentation with James Dolan in the house… Remember when we said Arniel was going to destroy this team? Damn this crow tastes good. Four more pieces!!!! Got to love Alexei Kovalev wearing the 1994 Stanley Cup hat and t-shirt in the crowd last night. Get that...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev shows loyalties to the Rangers

Alexei Kovalev was a member of both the Montreal Canadians and the New York Rangers during his long, 20-year NHL career. He played well for both teams, but nothing tops his Stanley Cup win with the New York Rangers in 1994. Kovalev, a 1991 draftee of the club, was part of the team that snapped the longest drought in NHL history at that time. While he would go on to personal success...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexei Kovalev shows loyalties to the Rangers

Alexei Kovalev was a member of both the Montreal Canadians and the New York Rangers during his long, 20-year NHL career. He played well for both teams, but nothing tops his Stanley Cup win with the New York Rangers in 1994. Kovalev, a 1991 draftee of the club, was part of the team that snapped the longest drought in NHL history at that time. While he would go on to personal success...
Via Bloguin Best
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Rumors by @MadChad412 and @IanAltenbaugh

Trade rumors are simply the best. As a Pittsburgh Penguin fan and blogger, I've learned to accept them for what they are and usually greet them with a smile. When it comes to the Pens, every year the trading target for them seems to be a top-six winger. This year is no different.  Last year, Ray Shero blew the lid off of the roof when he traded for future Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla...
Via PensInitiative
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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